It is only in the past six years that I have begun to think of myself as a Vietnam war widow. In June of 1970, I met a man who had just returned from Vietnam. We fell in love and were married, but it was not an easy marriage. Daniel was injured in ways I didn't understand and couldn't see. After threatening suicide whenever things got rough, he finally made a serious attempt ...
Penny Coleman testified before the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs :
Examining the Progress of Suicide Prevention Outreach Efforts at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs July 14, 2010.
Veterans Studies: Expanding Notions of Vet Friendly
to Include the Curriculum
By Penny Coleman, Military Experience and the Arts. Published: May 20, 2014
Despite the eagerness of colleges and universities to accept the tuition and other benefits that student veterans bring to their campuses, and even despite the well-intentioned efforts of many schools to provide those students with supportive veteran friendly environments, veterans remain marginalized in the curriculum.
Empire State College, State University of New York
|Penny has been integral to the development of a new on-line graduate certificate in veterans services being offered through Empire State College of the State University of New York. She currently serves as a course developer and faculty member.
This video by Marcia Rock is an in-depth interview with Flashback author Penny Coleman.
Jewish Currents magazine interviewed Penny Coleman in August