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Military Service: One of Best Decisions Ever



by Paul Wood

URBANA — Lt. Nicholas Osborne served an 11-month deployment during Operation Iraqi Freedom before becoming director of the Chez Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education.

Part of the first job was checking for IEDs in vehicles that were shipped out.

Education was always part of the plan. But just as many World War II veterans enlisted after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Osborne’s life took a new turn after an attack on this continent.

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