The following is a list of scholarly work produced by the Joining Forces–UB project and project leadership

Butler, L. D., Linn, B. K., Meeker, M. A., McClain-Meeder, K., & Nochajski, T. H. (2015). “We don’t complain about little things”: Views of veterans and military family members on healthcare gaps and needs. Military Behavioral Health, 3(2), 116-124.

Devonish, J. A., Homish, D. L., Vest, B. M., Daws, R. C., Hoopsick, R. A., & Homish, G. G. (2017). The Impact of Military Service and Traumatic Brain Injury on the Substance Use Norms of Army Reserve and National Guard Soldiers and Their Spouses. Addictive Behaviors, 72, 51-56. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2017.03.012.

Gerber, D. A. (Ed.). (2012). Disabled Veterans in History (2nd ed). Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Gerber, D. A. (2012). Post-Modern American Heroism: Anti-War War Heroes, Survivor Heroes, and the Eclipse of Traditional Warrior Values. In D. Gerber (Ed.) Disabled Veterans in History (pp. 347-373). Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Gerber, D. A. (2018). Disabled Veterans and the Wounds of War. In M. Rembis, C. Kudlick, & K. Nielsen (Eds), The Oxford Handbook of Disability History (pp. 477-502). New York: Oxford University Press, 2018

Hoopsick, R. A., Fillo, J., Vest, B. M., Homish, D. L., & Homish, G. G. (2017). Substance use and dependence among current reserve and former military members: Cross-sectional findings from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2010-2014. Journal of Addictive Diseases, 36(4), 243-251.

Hoopsick, R. A., Vest, B. M., Homish, D. L., & Homish, G. G. (2018). Combat exposure, emotional and physical role limitations, and substance use among male United States Army Reserve and National Guard soldiers. Quality of Life Research, 27(1), 137-147.

King, P., Beehler, G., Vest, B. M., Donnelly, K., & Wray, L. O. (2018). Qualitative Exploration of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)-Related Beliefs among U.S. Military Veterans. Rehabilitation Psychology. 63(1): 121-130.

Linn, B. K., Butler, L. D., Bruce, S. A., McClain-Meeder, K., & Meeker, M. A. (2015).  On working with veterans and military families: What social work and nursing students need to know. Journal of Military and Veterans' Health, 23(3), 5-11.

Linn, B. K., Silver, J. A. & Nochajski, T. H. (in press).  ‘This program is as much for the veterans as it is for the dogs:’ Strengths, accomplishments, and challenges of a veteran-SPCA partnership. Best Practices in Mental Health.

Patterson, K. L., Nochajski, T. H., & Wu, L. (2014). Neighborhood outcomes of formally homeless veterans participating in the HUD-VASH Program. Journal of Community Practice.

Pruitt, D. K., & Nochajski, T. H. (manuscript under review). The impact of a community-based adaptive sports program for disabled veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder or a traumatic brain injury.

Vest, B. M. (2013). Citizen, Soldier, or Citizen-Soldier? : Negotiating Identity in the US National Guard. Armed Forces & Society, 39(4), 602-627.

Vest, B. M. (2014). Finding Balance: Individuals, Agency and Dual Belonging in the US National Guard. Human Organization, 73(2), 106-113.

Vest, B. M. (2014). Reintegrating National Guard Soldiers After Deployment: Implications and Considerations. Military Behavioral Health, 2(2), 224-231.

Vest, B. M., Cercone-Heavey, S., Homish, D. L., Homish, G. G. (2017). Marital Satisfaction, Family Support, and Pre-Deployment Resiliency Factors Related to Mental Health Outcomes for Reserve and National Guard Soldiers. Military Behavioral Health, (5)4, 313-323.

Vest, B. M., Heavey, S. C., Homish, D. L., & Homish, G. G. (2018). Alcohol Misuse in Reserve Soldiers and their Partners: Cross-Spouse Effects of Deployment and Combat Exposure. Substance Use and Misuse, 53(5), 800-807. doi: 10.1080/10826084.2017.13856. 

Vest, B. M., Homish, D. L., Fillo, J., & Homish, G. G. (2018). Military Status and Alcohol Problems: Former Soldiers may be at Greater Risk. Addictive Behaviors, 94, 139-143.

Vest, B. M., Hoopsick, R. A., Homish, D. L., & Homish, G. G. (2018). What drives the relationship between combat and alcohol problems in soldiers? The roles of perception and marriage. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 53(4), 413-420. http://doi: 10.1007/s00127-017-1477-7. 

Vest, B. M., Hoopsick, R. A., Homish, D. L., Daws, R. C., & Homish, G. G. (2018). Childhood trauma, combat trauma and substance use in National Guard and Reserve soldiers. Substance Abuse, 1-31. E-Publication, doi: 10.1080/08897077.2018.1443315  

Vest, B. M., Kulak, J. A., Hall, V. M, & Homish G. G. (2018). Primary Care Providers’ Educational Needs around Addressing Patients’ Veteran Status. Family Medicine, (50)6, 455-459.

Wolf, M. R., Eliseo-Arras, R. K., Brenner, M., Turner, D., & Nochajski, T. H. (2017). “This Will Help Your Children”: Service Providers’ Experiences with Military Families During Cycles of Deployment. Journal of Family Social Work20(1), pp 26-40. DOI:

Wolf, M. R., Rinfrette, E. S., Eliseo-Arras, R. K., Nochajski, T. H. & Turner, D. (2018). “My Family Does Not Understand Me”: How Social Service Providers Can Help Military Families. Best Practices in Mental Health 14(1), 78-92.