The New York City Department of Veterans’ Services Podcast
The Health of Women Veterans, Ep 4: PTSD, MST, & Obstacles to Healing
August 31, 2020 04:26 PM PDT
This episode explores the military experiences that impact the mental health of women veterans and the challenges they face when attempting to address these issues. The veterans featured discuss post-traumatic stress disorder and military sexual trauma. Please be advised.
This is the final episode of our special series on the health of women veterans.The Health of Women Veterans, Ep 3: Life After a Combat Injury
August 31, 2020 04:21 PM PDT
Women veterans discuss their combat injuries and how they worked to create a new life after service.
Part of a special series on the health of women veterans.The Health of Women Veterans, Ep 2: Show No Weakness
August 31, 2020 04:10 PM PDT
This episode explores the cultural factors that prevent women in the military from reporting illness and injury.
Part of a special series on the health of women veterans.The Health of Women Veterans, Ep 1: Motherhood in the Military
March 10, 2020 12:46 AM PDT
Women veterans discuss parenthood in the military and share stories of family separation and loss.
This episode is part of a special series on the health of women veterans.Stories of LGBT Veterans, Ep 2: The Black LGBT Veteran
February 21, 2020 12:31 AM PST
After a near-fatal attack in Afghanistan, a black veteran considers whether to come out to his family and fellow soldiers.
This episode features James Fitzgerald, Director of the New York City Veterans Alliance. The story told in this episode was recorded at a live storytelling event hosted by the New York City Department of Veterans' Services, SAGE, and the Generations Project in June of 2019. The event featured personal stories told by LGBT veterans from different service eras, including WWII, the Korean War, Vietnam, and the War in Afghanistan.Stories of LGBT Veterans, Ep 1: Across Generations
June 30, 2020 04:02 PM PDT
The NYC Department of Veterans' Services partnered with SAGE Vets and the Generations Project in June 2019 for a live storytelling event featuring personal stories told by LGBT veterans. Veterans represented different service eras, including World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.The Black Veteran Experience, Ep 3: Black Woman. Veteran. (In that Order)
February 28, 2020 12:22 AM PST
"You always have to be better. You always have to do more."
Black women share stories about their military service and discuss the consequences of confronting stereotypes and speaking out against harassment.The Black Veteran Experience, Ep 2: Post-9/11 Veterans
February 14, 2020 02:22 AM PST
Why do so many black servicemembers struggle to identify as veterans after coming home from serving in Iraq or Afghanistan?The Black Veteran Experience, Ep 1: Across Generations
February 07, 2020 02:05 AM PST
Black veterans of different eras discuss family, service, and maintaining dignity in the face of discrimination.
This episode features stories from Terry Holliday of the NYC Department of Veterans' Services, James Fitzgerald of the NYC Veterans Alliance, Maj. Boyd Melson, Amber Patton, and Janna Williams.Coming Home: Stories of Transition
January 31, 2020 12:42 AM PST
The first episode of SITREP Season 2 profiles the stories of transitioning veterans. From losing a community to regaining a sense of purpose, we explore the challenges and successes veterans experience when they come home from serving their country.
This episode features interviews with James Fitzgerald, Director of the NYC Veterans Alliance, as well as Amauri Espinal and Monique Rada of the NYC Department of Veterans' Services.
SITREP NYC is the NYC Department of Veterans’ Services Podcast – a show where we aim to inform and inspire by bringing you the stories of New York City veterans, military families, and community supporters. Guest interviews feature candid conversations with DVS staff, constituents and community partners about their trials & triumphs, and about what drives them to continue serving.
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