Student veterans find welcome on campus

Student veterans find welcome on campus

During a deployment to Afghanistan, Eric McCrory said he remembers sitting in a gunner’s hatch driving to Kabul thinking about the commotion surrounding him.  “For about 98 percent of the time that I was over in Afghanistan, I felt very safe,” McCrory said. “But then there’s also that 1 percent...

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Military food: Meals ready to eat

Military food: Meals ready to eat

Two weeks ago, I thought military food was bland, tasteless and solely there to provide ample calories and nutrients for soldiers at war. While military food does serve the last purpose, it’s not actually as awful as I expected it to be. Military food comes in the form of “meals...

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UTD forgoes UT System’s participation in DOD military redistribution program

UTD forgoes UT System’s participation in DOD military redistribution program

A Department of Defense program giving surplus military equipment to police departments around the country has come under recent scrutiny. City and University police departments, along with school districts across the nation have used the program, known as Section 1033, to obtain gear. This aspect in particular has come under...

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