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Nicholas Armstrong

Nicholas Armstrong
Nicholas Armstrong is senior director for research and policy at the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University. A US Army veteran, Armstrong served for seven years (2000-2007) as a commissioned field artillery officer, including nearly three years deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan, and Bosnia. Armstrong is a graduate of the US Military Academy at West Point (B.S.) and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University (Ph.D., M.P.A.).

Troops Need To Start Job Hunting Before They Leave the Military

Nearly half of veterans stay in their first post-separation jobs for less than 12 months. It’s time to change that. By James Schmeling and Nicholas Armstrong