Military Service Members, Veterans, and Their Families
Military and civilian psychologists provide essential mental and behavioral health care to service members and their families, and are extensively involved in the training of psychologists and other health care professionals.
Psychological scientists provide vital answers to national security challenges in a broad range of areas, including human-systems interfaces, leadership and teamwork, cybersecurity and behavioral modeling.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is the single largest employer of psychologists working to improve the lives of our nation's veterans. Psychologists provide essential mental and behavioral health care to the veteran population and are extensively involved in the training of psychologists and other health care professionals.
Psychologists tackle issues most relevant to veterans, including posttraumatic stress disorder, substance use and abuse, brain injuries and psychosocial rehabilitation.
Military Readiness Enhancement Act of 2009 (PDF, 94KB)