To be the lead coordinating entity for research, policy, and practice implementation guidance in support of the military families and veterans in the southeastern United States.


The Office for Military Families and Veterans seeks to coordinate and facilitate collaborative research, education, and outreach across the state of Alabama among military families, veterans, and the organizations serving them.


Please contact Dr. Albright for additional information or if you’re interested in partnering on an initiative.

  • Southwest Alabama Veterans Needs Assessment
  • Dallas, Marengo, and Wilcox Counties Veterans Need Assessment
  • Greater Birmingham Veterans Needs Assessment
  • AARP Alabama Veterans Study
  • The Empowered Veteran Index Instrument Development for The Mission Continues
  • Benchmarking Study: HBCUs Serving Military Veterans
  • Veterans & Media Lab


David L. Albright, PhD
Distinguished Research Professor and Hill Crest Foundation Endowed Chair in Mental Health Research
Director of the Office for Military Veterans and Families
(205) 348-4416
Twitter: @DrAlbright