Project UNIFORM is happy to offer a toolkit for those honoring those who have served our country. Veterans Day is a special day in the United States. It is the day that we pay tribute to those who honorably served our country during war or peace time. We hope this toolkit will help installations and communities alike have successful Veterans Day events. To download a copy of the toolkit, please click here.

Below also find Veterans-specific fact sheets:

Everyday can be Veterans Day in California Counties” is a fact sheet that illustrates where California Veterans are located throughout the state.

CA Veterans Demographics” is a fact sheet that shows some of the basic demographic information about California Veterans.

Famous Veterans” is a fact sheet developed to help change stereotypes and acknowledge those who have served our country.

You Don’t Need to be an Expert: Facts and Tips Anyone Can Use to Help People Quit Tobacco

This new resource available from CYAN/Project UNIFORM is meant for anyone who works with military service members and their families.  It’s designed to equip individuals who are not experts in tobacco cessation with useful tools and information to help people quit. Within the flipbook’s pages are well-cited, simple facts that can be incorporated into any job, discipline, or occupation. From the front desk staff to personal trainers to a well seasoned infantry service member, the information contained in the flipbook can serve as a resource for anyone to do a brief intervention or provide a quick phone number to someone trying to quit tobacco.

Three versions of the document are available: an an electronic non-changable version, an electronic pdf’d version that permits the user to customize information, and a physical, laminated copy that allows the user to customize the resource with a dry erase marker (to obtain a customizable or physical copy, please email

Institute of Medicine Report: Combating Tobacco Use in Military and Veteran Populations

The health and economic costs of tobacco use in military and veteran populations are high. In 2007, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DoD) requested that the Institute of Medicine (IOM) make recommendations on how to reduce tobacco initiation and encourage cessation in both military and veteran populations. In its 2009 report, Combating Tobacco in Military and Veteran Populations, the authoring committee concludes that to prevent tobacco initiation and encourage cessation, both DoD and VA should implement comprehensive tobacco-control programs.
Full report or executive summary
News briefing audiofile and report PowerPoint presentation

Fact Sheets

Fun With USMC Rank and Jargon

Answer Key for Fun With USMC Rank and Jargon

California Military Installations

Young Adult Families & Secondhand Smoke

Military Fact Sheet

Did you know?

Military Social Media

Military Guide

Serving Those Who Serve: A Guide For Public Health Civilians Working With Military Communities

This Guide was created by Project UNIFORM to assist civilians working with (or considering working with) military communities. It includes information on understanding the community, rank, uniforms, the importance of communication, ideas for outreach, and more!

If you are interested in obtaining a copy, please Click Here

The materials listed above have been developed specifically for those in or working with members of the military community in California. If you have any questions or comments, please call 916-339-3424 ext. 26 or  email