Employment Support

• Rutgers University Career Services:
  Services such as résumé writing, job searches and networking opportunities are offered

For Families

• Military Family Night Out:

• National Military Family Bereavement Study:

• US Army Chief of Chaplains Office – “Ministering to Families Affected by Military Deployment:
  Resources for America’s Clergy”:

• Military Child Education Coalition – Living in the New Normal:

• Joining Forces:

Hospital Programs/Veterans' Administration

Military/Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255

• Home Base Program:
  Provides clinical care and support services

• No Veteran Dies Alone:
  Provides support for life transitioning vets when family is not near

Parish Handouts

• Inclusion Tip Sheets from the National Catholic Partnership on Disability:

Pastoral Care

Webinar and Toolkit from the National Catholic Partnership on Disability:

Redeemer House: Brothers of Charity, Washington, DC:
  Desire to serve chronically homeless veterans suffering from mental illness

Welcome Them Home Help Them: Pastoral care and ministry with service members returning from war
John Sippola, et. al.):
• Mark Moitoza, D. Min, Vice Chancellor for Evangelization, Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA 
  (202) 719-3648  •  •

• Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst Chapel:             

• Chaplain Corps:          


• The National Center for PTSD:
  Provides excellent resources for public and professionals

• Military/Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255

  Films of soldier stories in order to heal PTSD

• About Face:
  Learn about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) from Veterans who have experienced it    

• Heroes to Heroes Foundation:

Retreat Opportunities

• Cranaleith Spiritual Center Retreat for Men and Women:

Substance Abuse and Addiction

• Veterans and Addiction:

Addiction Center: disorder/


Edward Tick, War and the Soul: Healing Our Nation’s Veterans from Post-traumatic Stress Disorder,
  Quest Books, Wheaton, IL, 2005

 Nancy Sherman, The Untold War: Inside The Hearts, Minds, And Souls Of Our Soldiers,
  W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., New York, NY, 2010 and “Hidden Wounds: Healing After a Soldier’s
  Homecoming,” America: The National Catholic Weekly, May 21, 2012, pp. 13-16.

Rita Nakashima Brock and Gabriella Lettini, Soul Repair: Recovering from Moral Injury after War,    
  Beacon Press, Boston, 2012, 144 pps. including Notes and Resources for Further Study

Don Philpott and Janelle Hill,  The Wounded Warrior Handbook: A Resource Guide for Returning Veterans
  (2nd Edition), Government Institutes:  The Scarecrow Press, Inc., Lanham, MD, 2012,
  314 pps. including index and extensive Resources

John W. Sippola, Donald A. Tubesing, Amy Blumenshine, Valerie Yancey, Welcome Them Home; Help Them
  Heal: Pastoral care and ministry with service members returning from war, Whole Person Associates, Deluth,
  2009, 112 pps. including extensive Caregiver notes and liturgical resources.


• Soldiers of Conscience (2007):

• Restrepo (2010):

• Korengal (2014):