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The WASPs receive the Congressional Gold Medal from President Barack Obama for their service during World War II.

Fly Girls: The Harmon family fights for the rights of WASPs

By Celisa Calacal, Life & Culture Editor January 27, 2016
Elaine Danforth Harmon served as a WASP during World War II, and when she passed away in 2015, she was denied burial at Arlington National Cemetery. Now, her family has started a petition to grant the WASPs the rights they deserve.

Limited Resources for Individuals with Unlimited Patriotism

By Sarah Pittman, Blogger November 11, 2015
It has also been reported (via military.com) that fewer than 1 in 10 people who apply for disability will not receive it. What happens to these veterans? How can they adjust to their regular lives without help?
Senior Cody Stahl works on a navy ship in the South Pacific in 2010. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps for four years and now studies clinical excercise science at Ithaca College.

From the battlefield to Ithaca’s South Hill

By Elena Piech, Staff Writer November 4, 2015
Nov. 11 is Veterans Day, a national holiday honoring those who have served in the armed forces. According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, in 2013 there were 1 million veterans in higher education, and this number continues to rise.

Editorial: College should develop community for veterans

November 4, 2015
Students who have been in the military should have a network from which they can seek support and a sense of community.

Student veterans more likely to commit suicide, study says

By Kevin McCall September 10, 2011
With the United States still involved in two wars in the Middle East, more students are entering college as veterans. A recent study by the American Psychological Association reported that college veterans are six times more likely to kill themselves and 20 percent have planned to commit suicide. The survey included a total of 525…
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