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Student veterans find welcome on campus
4 months ago

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 …
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Out of Uniform
3 years ago

Out of Uniform

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Student veterans adjust to civilian life by finding community, inform classroom discussion with experiences

It was only within the first two weeks of Richard Bailey’s deployment to Iraq …
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Virtual rehab starts trials
3 years ago

Virtual rehab starts trials

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New project allows veterans to access physical therapy remotely

Disabled veterans will be able to take part in new experimental treatments this November when a virtual rehabilitation program …
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Mercury story did disservice to veterans

Story, image draws criticism from subject of brain health piece

I agreed to share my personal story with The Mercury to raise awareness of research and program offerings …
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Women vets struggle with system
4 years ago

Women vets struggle with system

At UTD, there are 600 military-affiliated students and the number is growing, McNeme said.

Most veterans require assistance with healthcare services, ways to support their families financially when the benefits …
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On the frontlines
4 years ago

On the frontlines

Veterans on campus share experiences of women in combat

Retired Air Force Col. Kim Olson will visit campus March 26 to speak about women in combat as part of a …
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Vet group looks to grow

Fireworks on the Fourth of July are meant to bring joy to Americans every year, but for soldiers who have returned from active combat duty, the experience can trigger reminders …
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