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Student-veterans organize to provide mentorship, foster reintegration

Matthew Matlock humped his way through deep brush and vegetation, his body weighed down by equipment, sweat and fatigue. Five others had already made it down the trail into a small, open area when Matlock first heard the tin-like snap of gunfire — similar to a loud wood-fire crackle, he said, except louder and more frequent.
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Tom Wiltshire, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who served in Iraq, is a student at UC Berkeley. After returning from duty, Wiltshire used the GI Bill to cover his educational costs and living expenses.

Fighting for space on a new front

Student veterans seek more resources on campus to ease college experience

Momentum is gathering at UC Berkeley to improve veterans services and attract new students. Facing a rapidly growing student veteran population, the campus confronts the challenge of providing for a diverse and unique demographic.
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Veteran Viewpoints: Bound by service

After the 10th anniversary of the Iraq War, UC Berkeley veterans reflect on their experiences

In August of 2001, I was hot and miserable. The humidity of Virginia was a new level of suffering I had yet to encounter until then but would ultimately surpass 10 times over during my years in the United States Marine Corps. My classmates and I were a rowdy and
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Veteran Viewpoints: Solidarity at Cal

After the 10th anniversary of the Iraq War, UC Berkeley veterans reflect on their experiences

The news first hit me that we, as a country, had entered the Iraq War while I sat in my history class during my junior year of high school. A skinny, tall kid came into the room singing the chorus line for the song “Bombs over Baghdad.” This was my
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