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Anthony Schmiedeler had been to a war zone. But he wasn’t ready for community college.

It was one thing getting used to the fact that there were people out there trying to kill him, when he was doing two tours in Iraq as a Marine. The tougher transition, though, was going from that to the crowded hallways and classrooms of Johnson County Community College.

“It was just too many people in a little tiny area,” Schmiedeler said. “I didn’t know any of these people. I was paranoid. I didn’t trust any of these people.” Read more...

 

 


    

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National symposium on the All-Volunteer Force at KU Adams Alumni association April 28, 2016. Learn more here

KU School of Business earns No. 4 spot on Best for Vets list - Learn more here.

Navy veteran who studied for decades finally achieves his graduation goals - See full story here

KU ranked as No. 10 best school in the country for veterans - See more here

 

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