MIRECC / CoE
VISN 17 Center of Excellence
The VISN 17 Center of Excellence for Research on Returning War Veterans is a thriving VA research facility that is continually looking for talented individuals committed to improving the lives of our nation's Veterans. If you are a researcher or are interested in supporting our research, please check the USAJobs website for information about our current job openings.
Central Texas has one of the highest concentrations of returning Veterans in the country, with a current total of over 35,000 unique OEF/OIF/OND veterans registered in the system. By following a large number of Veterans from the current conflict over a long period of time, VISN 17 CoE contributes to the Department of Veterans Affairs' and to the nation's understanding of the mental health risk of combat exposure in Veterans and the potential effects of these conditions on Veterans' families.