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When the Orders Stop: The Transition to Academia

By Sean Shaffar

There are often stories of the rough and unexpected transition that is waiting for many veterans at the end of their service. Often, they report feeling confused or alienated and it is common for them to not know where to head next or what the coming months or years have in store. 593 more words

Student Life

What I'm Watching: Making It Up As I Go Along

Artist, writer, veteran, musician, martial-artist, Larry Hama is best known as the writer behind the G.I. Joe comics.  If you consider the influence of that single property, Larry Hama’s work has impacted and inspired an entire generation of Americans. 41 more words

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Three Perspectives, One Goal (Part 2 of 2)

Social unity and organization was not the only thing in Keith Wilson’s mind as he explained his interpretation of the present situation on campus for present and former service members. 563 more words

Veteran gets 100% disability rating

A homeless Army veteran in Baltimore received a 100 percent disability rating for trauma he endured during his service and is now getting $2,800 a month in VA benefits, thanks to… 45 more words

Homeless

I have a Name… U.S.M.C. 70-71


I met a proud 64-year-old Marine this morning waiting for the Veterans Administration (VA) Medical Clinic in Chico California to open. I asked if he was going to the Veterans Stand Down in Anderson California this morning. 142 more words

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Behind the Picture: LIFE With Joe Demler, WWII's 'Human Skeleton'

Few pictures published during the Second World War remain as striking, all these years later, as John Florea’s 1945 portrait of an American prisoner of war named Joe Demler. 626 more words

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Tales From A Real Tank Crew Veteran

MOOSIC — A 98-year-old World War II veteran from Lackawanna County watched experiences like the ones he had portrayed on the big screen this afternoon. 343 more words

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