Veterans

  • A Time to Remember

    by - Nov 11, 2016
    Julianna French jfrench@css.edu Remember how alone you felt upon first leaving for college — how it felt to lose your sense of community? How about when you went home for the first time? When you realized...
  • Veterans Day is Coming…

    by - Nov 11, 2016
    Alysa Ruona aruona@css.edu Let’s not get Memorial Day mixed up with Veterans Day. Memorial day honors those who’ve passed while serving in the military, Veterans day celebrates the service of all Veterans in the U.S. military,...
  • HOOAH!: Encouragement

    by - Oct 14, 2016
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” -Emerson The Veteran community takes up only about one to two percent of our population;...
  • HOOAH!: Memorial Day

    by - Apr 22, 2016
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu I understand that it is not Memorial Day, and trust me when I say I know exactly when that day is. The reason I want to talk about this holiday, now, is because...
  • Hooah!: Finding Purpose

    by - Mar 11, 2016
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu “No one loves a warrior until the enemy is at the gate” -Unknown I love being a veteran, and I love that I was a part of something that was bigger than me....
  • Hooah!: Coming Home

    by - Mar 4, 2016
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu Once, I flew back from overseas into Longoria airport in New York City. In what seemed to be done on purpose, we flew over and around the Statue of Liberty. This trip of...
  • Hooah!: Veterans and Suicide

    by - Feb 26, 2016
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu We have all heard the extremely large amount of Veteran suicides that take place each year. On average, 22 Veterans a day commit suicide (taskandpurpose.com). This is an alarming rate and an issue...
  • Hooah!: Humans

    by - Feb 19, 2016
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu “I’m okay being a Veteran but I’m still just an average human being.” – Unknown I always have to shake my head when someone asks me what it’s like to be a Veteran....
  • HOOAH!: The Angry Veteran

    by - Feb 12, 2016
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu Veterans are not angry people, and they do not walk around this earth thinking they are entitled to something. However, ask any Veteran about certain pressing issues and they will most definitely give...
  • Hooah! After Service

    by - Feb 5, 2016
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu There are many awesome things and feelings our service people are left with after their time in the military is completed. The feelings of accomplishment and pride are a couple of the emotions...