Diverse Military
by Antonio Velaochaga

This past Veterans Day, UCR’s Veterans Resource Center (VRC) launched their official website for student veterans. The VRC is a UCR service center meant to provide veteran and military-affiliated students with a support system, community resources and networking opportunities. In an interview with The Highlander, Veteran Services Coordinator Tami Thacker said that the website is […]

Read more
by University of West Florida

The idea sprang from the students’ experience in Hacking for Defense, a UWF summer course in which students work in teams directly with agencies and companies in the defense and intelligence community on issues presented by government and industry partners. “We were given an issue to work on, and we had to figure out a […]

Read more
by Megan Bruffy

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University’s Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program, which currently enrolls 140 cadets, culminated its yearlong 50th anniversary celebrations last weekend, with program faculty, students and alumni participating in Heroes Day at the Nov. 23 Appalachian football game against Texas State University. The university’s Mountaineer Battalion first launched in 1969 […]

Read more
by Collins Keith

Kyle Venable has heard every misconception about veterans: They’re all men, they’re all old and they’ve all seen combat. But while there are some veterans who fit this mold, Venable said, the truth is there are many who do not. “Any time women are around, they go to anything that has to do with Veterans […]

Read more

Blog >>

Aviation Industry 

by Matthew Mishrikey

In a few milliseconds, electrical arcing in aircraft wiring can release thousands of joules of energy. This is enough to ignite wire insulation, pierce hydraulic lines, and compromise critical flight-control subsystems. The aviation industry urgently needs reliable arc-fault detection and mitigation measures. Going on decades now, academic and commercial research on the subject continues because […]

Debt management

by Benjamin Krause

The VA Debt Management Center just announced it reduced call wait times by over 75 percent while also increasing calls taken by 40 percent from 2016 to 2018. As part of the agency’s veteran-focused initiatives, they agency reduced call wait times from 21 minutes in 2016 to under 5 minutes during 2018. The initiatives include […]

Vets’ Education

The Military Times just released its, “Best Schools for Vets” rankings. Rankings were determined after hundreds of schools were reviewed on issues that vets say are most important to them, including great academics and a strong veteran culture. Read more