"Civilians don’t even know how to approach veterans and what to say, and not because of problem with the war. They don’t know what to say. They thought they were supposed to say ‘Thank you for your service.’ Now they don’t know.” - Caroline Meehan, Volunteers of America
Veterans Coming Home is an innovative cross-platform public media campaign and web series exploring the lives of post-9/11 veterans, the divide between them and their communities, and the stereotypes that veterans and civilians hold about each other.
New episodes will premiere Wednesdays and Saturdays through July 4. Watch below or visit the Veterans Coming Home website for additional stories.
Now PlayingEPISODE 11 | Court of law or rehab program?
EPISODE 11 | Court of law or rehab program?
EPISODE 10 | Veteran’s bond: A journey from tragedy to forgiveness
EPISODE 9 | Vietnam vet provides safe passage for an Francisco children
EPISODE 8 | From war to the happiest place on Earth
EPISODE 7 | A veteran fights homelessness in San Francisco
EPISODE 6 | It’s not easy being a queer pacifist Vietnam vet
EPISODE 5 | Recruits Look for a New Life in Times Square
EPISODE 4 | Invisible Wounds
EPISODE 3 | America's funniest vets are serious about service (TV-MA)
Click to watch more episodes of Veterans Coming Home.
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