Notre Dame football owes huge debt to Navy

For the 91 uninterrupted years of a football rivalry between Notre Dame and Navy. For the embarrassing riches of 75 victories earned by the Fighting Irish in the matchup. For the lore and the heroes and legacies that were realized....

Educators Acculturating to Serve Student Veterans and Service Members

Though literature on student veterans and service members’ (SVSM) transition to higher education has increased, absent is literature on the transition of non-veteran student affairs staff who work with SVSM. Using an acculturation model as a conceptual framework, this study...

Survey on Campus Supports for Student Veterans

More than 70 percent of college faculty and staff members do not feel that they are adequately prepared to recognize when a student veteran exhibits signs of psychological distress, including post-traumatic stress disorder. That figure was among the findings of a survey…...

Storm the Stadium at Notre Dame on July 4

On July 4 (Wednesday), the University of Notre Dame Office of Military and Veterans Affairs will host the ultimate stair-climbing challenge, Storm the Stadium, with proceeds benefiting the University’s military-connected students. Storm the Stadium will feature three stair courses that will take...

Military Spouses in STEM

The Society of Women Engineers's Jonna Gerken interviewed Michelle Aikman of the Society of Military Spouses in STEM in a podcast about the Society of Military Spouses in STEM this week.  Michelle is the Community Engineer for Washington Gas. Leading up to this role,...

National Geographic Screening - "Chain of Command"

On Monday, April 23, 2018 in Montgomery Auditorium of LaFortune Student Center,The Office of Military & Veterans Affairs in partnership with bridgeND are hosting Nat Geo's "Chain of Command." Chain of Command is an intimate portrait of the war against violent...

Veterans talk about the Civilian Military Divide

With only .05% of Americans having served or currently serving in the military, the US military has become more isolated from civilian life than at any period in the country's recent history. 88% of post-9/11 veterans believe that the general public...

U.S. Navy nominates ND Alumnus as its next fleet boss

The Navy has nominated the head of its Europe-based U.S. Sixth Fleet as its next four-star fleet boss.  Vice Adm. Chris Grady, a career surface warfare officer from the cruiser/destroyer world, will replace Adm. Phil Davidson, who is widely expected to...

Run Forrest Run 5/10 K

The OMVA is excited to sponsor the Run Forrest Run 5/10 K in support of the Gary Sinise Foundation’s work on behalf of our nation’s veterans, active military, and first responders! The OMVA will be sponsoring some of Notre Dame’s...

A New Group Wants to Elect More Veterans—From Both Parties

Even the most optimistic interpretation of this week’s government shutdown quickly slides into the abyss of the bottomless distrust between Republicans and Democrats in the House. The brief standoff over immigration and funding the government mostly dramatized Washington’s dysfunction. But...

Trump taps Notre Dame graduate for veterans appellate court

Washington — President Donald Trump intends to nominate Michigan attorney and veteran Joseph L. Falvey Jr. to serve as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, the White House said Tuesday. Falvey, a former federal prosecutor, is...