Former Marine Richard Gilbert is learning to live every day with the effects of traumatic brain injury. Going back to college and moving in with his girlfriend have presented particular challenges.
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Meg Mitcham helps colleges and universities learn how to best serve the new generation of veterans in their classrooms. In this interview, she recalls her own rocky trip through college that began just days after she returned from Iraq.
When Saddleback College’s veterans center opened in 2009, it was one of only three in California. Today, there are 14 in Orange County alone. But the University of Southern California’s veterans are still working for a space of their own on campus.
We've heard from student veterans over and over again that having a physical space on campus is invaluable to navigating life back on campus. But not every school, no matter how veteran-friendly, has a dedicated student veteran center. Does yours?
We’ve heard over and over again from veterans that navigating the stresses of schooling, disability benefits, reintegration and rebuilding relationships is far more easily done when surrounded by others going through the same thing. Here are some of the best resources we’ve found for doing just that.
After seven years of serving in the Army, Sgt. Danielle Adams joined the Army Reserve, and, using her GI Bill benefits, she is completing her degree in political science.