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Military Success Center provides second home for veterans

By Brianna Rodriguez Anyone who enters the Military and Veterans Success Center is immediately greeted with the phrase “welcome home.” Many students who qualify for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits have experienced the hardships of deployment. Veterans spend months dedicating their time away from their family to serve. Spouses and dependents experience the […]

History professor reflects on writing Arthur Ashe biography

MVSC Celebrates Its Big One

By Skyla Luckey skylaluckey@mail.usf.edu The Military and Veterans Success Center (MVSC) celebrated its one-year anniversary in conjunction with Veterans Day on Nov. 11 at USF St. Petersburg. Veterans and active duty military personnel showed their support at the event. Ben Smet, a Navy veteran and USFSP doctoral student, played “Taps” that morning in front of […]

History professor reflects on writing Arthur Ashe biography

Veterans Month Offers Tribute, Support for Ex-Military

In 2006, Albert Moreno, an infantryman, left the military on a medical discharge after suffering serious injuries that required facial reconstruction and knee surgery. That year his entire squad was killed in Iraq, and he alone survived. Moreno has tattoos over his chest and arms that he uses to cover the scars he’s incurred throughout […]

History professor reflects on writing Arthur Ashe biography