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Investigators are contributing fresh approaches to homelessness, suicide and other issues facing veterans, while veteran students come to UAB in increasing numbers to prepare for new careers.

Randy Moore served a seven-month tour in Iraq as a combat nurse. He is also a 20-year Navy veteran — 14 of them on active duty. His experiences make him the perfect fit as an instructor for the UAB VA Nursing Academy.

The UAB School of Nursing was designated a VA Nursing Academy by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Academic Affiliation in 2009, joining 14 other schools in the country with the prestigious designation.