In the second installment in a series of snapshot poll briefs, the IVMF research team, in partnership with Military Times, examines the impact of the coronavirus on the military and veteran community, including financial and other stresses during these unprecedented times. This second brief analyzes resource needs among veteran and the active duty service member populations in key areas such as employment, education, childcare, mental and physical health, along with caregiving resources.

Key points include:

  • Female veterans reported a higher percentage of need in top resource areas.
  • Veteran and active duty minorities reported a higher percentage of resource need in key resource areas.
  • Active duty (over veterans) reported a higher percentage of need in key resource areas.

Source: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Climate Snapshot Poll: Top Resource Needs of Veterans and Active Duty Service Members