Jesse C. Sherman is a Marine Corps veteran of the Global War on Terrorism having deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom on two occasions between 2002-2006 and is a recipient of the Purple Heart medal. Jesse received a B.A. in English, Practical Writing from Western Michigan University (2012), and will earn a M.B.A from Northern Michigan University in 2020. Jesse is a married father of 3 and resides in Marquette, MI.
Jesse Sherman discusses the Michigan Veterans Trust Fund (MVTF) and its 75th year anniversary and commitment towards addressing veteran food insecurity, and also the current initiatives in Michigan and specific to the Upper Peninsula aimed at addressing this issue among veterans in our region.
Michigan Veteran’s Affairs Agency Implements the Community Outreach and Regional Engagement (C.O.R.E.) Initiative
The Michigan Veteran’s Affairs Agency has implemented the Community Outreach and Regional Engagement (C.O.R.E.) Initiative, which vastly expands Michigan’s veteran outreach capabilities and allows veterans to more efficiently be connected to benefits available to them.
In a recent paper, David Haynes and Jesse Sherman took a look at some of the challenges faced by veterans in rural America and in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, particularly the Veteran Affairs’ efforts to provide veterans with easy access to quality health care.
In this recent study, Dr. David Haynes and Jesse Sherman took a look at veteran representation among the leadership at the three public universities in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
A recent study by Dr. David Haynes and Jesse Sherman looked at veteran representation among the President and Board of Trustee positions at the three public universities in the Upper Peninsula. This is important issue as Governor Gretchen Whitmer has just recently begun considering university board appointees.
Living in rural America presents challenges, especially in regard to the Veteran Affairs efforts to…
This report is part of a series of research papers put together for Rural Insights…