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February 7, 2016 Men's Health: Why Special Ops Are Doing Yoga - and Why You Should, Too
January 29, 2016 USA Today: Back-to-school boot camps help veterans in the classroom
November 3, 2015 Pix 11: Columbia University Student Remains Committed to the Military After His Service 
September 30, 2015 American Radio Works: From Boots to Books 
September 11, 2015 Columbia Spectator: 71  Vets March from Service to School of General Studies Class of 2019
July 1, 2015 New York Post: Joey Falcone's incredible path: Iraq to Ivy League to Yankees
July 15, 2015 Task & Purpose: What Makes A College Veteran Friendly 
June 11, 2015 Marine Corps Times: First Marine Commissioned at Columbia University in decades 
June 1, 2015 Washington Free Beacon: Marine Vet's Hot Bat Drives Columbia University's Cinderella Season  
May 28, 2015 New York Post: How Columbia star hitter, warrior overcame plate struggles 
May 19, 2015 Columbia Spectator: Joe Falcone, GS 
May 14, 2015 Columbia News: NROTC Marine Graduate Is First Commissioned in 45 Years

October 30, 2014 GMA News: Fil-Am honored with prominent feature at Washington war memorial 
October 5, 2014 NY Post: War hero shocked, humbled to be featured on veterans memorial 
May 20, 2014 New Hampshire Union Leader: Antrim woman makes ROTC history at Columbia University 
May 15, 2014 Columbia News: First NROTC Graduate Since 1973 is Grateful for the Core--and More 
April 12, 2014 The Daily Beast: He Left Nirvana Because He Had Cooler Things to Do. Like Going to Iraq 
March 19, 2014 Business Insider: The Incredible Story Of A Homeless Teenager Who Went On To Become a Star Marine 
March 11, 2014 Mused Magazine: From the Pier to Ivy League: Veteran Elegance Bratton Explores Sexuality & Homelessness of QPOC 
March 4, 2014 ABC News: Gay Marine's Amazing Journey From Homeless Shelter to Ivy League 
February 24, 2014 Columbia Spectator: At Milvets Ball, Talk of Transition, Community

November 1, 2013 Duffel Blog: First Sergeant With GED Tells Corporal He'll 'Never Make It On The Outside' 
September 24, 2013 Columbia Spectator: Sportscast: Falcone describes Ivy title run, military service 
July 15, 2013 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: After Nirvana: Kicked Out of Two Bands, Jason Everman Found Himself in the Army
July 11, 2013 G.I. Jobs: Wild Ride to Columbia
July 2, 2013 New York Times Magazine: The Rock 'n' Roll Casualty who Became a War Hero
June 16, 2013 Buffalo News: Yellow Ribbon Events Help New Veterans Adjust
May 30, 2013 Los Angeles Times: Outfielder Joey Falcone, Former Marine, Knows about Pressure
May 19, 2013 New York Times: Back From War, Columbia Slugger is Dreaming of the Major Leagues
January 25, 2013 New York Times: Breaking Through the Brass Ceiling
January 7, 2013 Chronicle of Higher Education: Veterans Tell Elite Colleges: 'We Belong'
January 7, 2013 Chronicle of Higher Education: Columbia U. Succeeds in Recruiting 'High-Powered Veterans' to Campus 

December 21, 2012 Battle Rattle: Humans in Afghanistan
November 12, 2012 Columbia Spectator: GS Leads Columbia Veterans in March up Fifth Avenue
September 21, 2012 NBC News: New 'Military Friendly' Colleges List Aims to Weed out 'the Noise,' 'Bad Actors'
September 17, 2012 Chronicle of Higher Education: Colleges Venture off Campus to Bridge Military-Civilian Divide
September 10, 2012 Columbia Spectator: GS Student, Army Veteran Dies at Age 29
September 6, 2012 New York Times: Making the G.I. Bill Work for Veterans
August, 2012 G.I. Jobs: Enlisted Ivy Leaguer
July 2, 2012 The Inquisitr: Report: US Military Veterans Failing College or Are Colleges Failing Vets?
July 2, 2012 NBC News: Thousands of Veterans Failing in the Latest Battlefield: College
May 14, 2012 New York Daily News: Record Number of Veterans Set to Graduate from Columbia University
April 9, 2012 Columbia Spectator: Veterans Group Works to Engage Female Students
February 29, 2012 New York Times: Coming Home From War to Hit the Books
February 15, 2012 Bloomberg: Princeton Trails Columbia in Welcoming Vets to Ivy League

November 29, 2011 Kaiser Health News: Colleges Face Challenges With Influx of Military Veterans
November 29, 2011 Columbia Spectator: After political fights, MilVets expands
November 28, 2011 Columbia Spectator: For MilVets, a long journey to campus prominence
November 16, 2011 ReutersOctogenarian World War Two Veteran receives Bronze Star
November 14, 2011 Columbia Spectator: GS Veterans Day float bridges generations
November 14, 2011 PCS-Lodging: Columbia University recruiter visits Camp Pendleton
November 13, 2011 The New York Times: Recruiting Veterans, Columbia Finds an Impressive Applicant Pool
November 11, 2011 CNN Fortune Blog: Google engineer: What I learned in the war
October 10, 2011 Star-Telegram: Texas Wesleyan University to honor graduating veterans
October 4, 2011 Columbia Spectator: For one GS vet, DADT's end is personal
July 29, 2011 DVIDS: Fourth generation Marine preps for Ivy League education
July 26, 2011 Columbia Spectator: Congress approves legislation to safeguard veterans' tuition
July 26, 2011 Huffington Post: Victory For Veterans: G.I. Bill Legislation Clears Final Hurdle
July 21, 2011 ArmyTimes: GI Bill Reboot: Upcoming changes simplify the process, but new caps could cut your benefits
July 14, 2011 Military Times Edge: GI Bill Reboot
July 10, 2011 The Epoch Times: Hiring Heroes Act May Provide Jobs for Veterans
July 5, 2011 The Take Away: The Army's New Approach to Mental Health
June 28, 2011 Huffington Post: Student Veterans Eagerly Anticipate G.I. Bill Changes
June 24, 2011 Huffington Post: G.I. Bill Cuts: Veterans Enrolled In College Face Uncertain Futures
May 20, 2011 Defense Distribution System: Marines offered nonstop entry to higher education
May 19, 2011 Columbia News: GS Graduate and Army Medic Is Ready to Push the Envelope Again
May 18, 2011 Columbia Spectator: Commencement 2011: Grads celebrate diverse pasts at General Studies Class Day
May 16, 2011 WNYW New York: 3 Marine Friends Among Veterans Graduating Columbia University
May 16, 2011 Fox News: Brothers in Arms Graduate From Columbia University
May 16, 2011 Yocto my: Marines Employ Skills Learned on the Battlefield to Graduate in the Ivy League
May 15, 2011 Fox News: Marines Employ Skills Learned on the Battlefield to Graduate in the Ivy League
April 27, 2011 Columbia Spectator: A message for Congress
April 25, 2011 The Blue and White: Who Are These Kids?
April 24, 2011 Crain's NY: Number of Military Veterans Swells at NYC Universities
April 19, 2011 Huffington Post: Military Veterans At Private Universities Fear Being Robbed Of G.I. Bill Dollars
March 9, 2011 Columbia Spectator: GS looking for ways to supplement vet aid from reduced GI Bill
February 8, 2011 Columbia Spectator:  GI Bill harms GS
February 4, 2011 Columbia Spectator: Under revised GI Bill, student veterans will foot part of tuition bill

July 25,2010 ARD German TV: "A Look Back: From the Battlefield to an Elite Campus"
April 19, 2010 On Campus: "Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Speaks About U.S. Strategy and Enhancing Support for Veterans"
March 16, 2010 BBC News: "How US Veterans Adjust From Battlefield to Classroom"
March 2, 2010 The New York Times, Opinionator Blog: Home Fires: Writing and Rewriting Iraq
February 3, 2010 RT, "The Alyona Show": "Ivy League Cadets"
January 18, 2010 Fox News, Defcon-3: "Life After the Military"
January 11, 2010 VA Watchdog: New G.I. Bill Ushers Veterans into the Ivy League
January 9, 2010 New York Times: "From Battlefield to Ivy League, on the G.I. Bill"

December 1, 2009 ABC 7 News: "Reaction to Obama's Plan on Afghanistan"
November 11, 2009 The Brian Lehrer Show"Student Veterans"
October 9, 2009 The Takeaway: "Afghanistan: Listeners Respond."
October 7, 2009 The Takeaway"Taliban Denounces Afghan Government," "The War in Afghanistan: Veterans' Stories."
September 11, 2009 Columbia Daily Spectator: "Columbians Celebrate New GI Bill"
July 31, 2009 USA Today: "New GI Bill sending veterans to school this fall"
Summer 2009, Columbia Magazine: "Hundreds of veterans to attend Columbia under enhanced GI Bill"
June 12, 2009, "Many Colleges Pass On GI Bill 'Ribbon'"
May 29, 2009, Military Times Edge: "Maximize the New GI Bill"
May 29, 2009, "Post-9/11 GI Bill – A Mixed Bag"
May 21, 2009, "New GI Bill Puts Ivy League Degree Within Reach"
May 15, 2009, The Record: "Student-Veterans Benefit From Yellow Ribbon Program"
May 15, 2009, Miramar News: "MCAS Miramar Hosts Troops to College Education Summit"
May 8, 2009, WABC: "Scholarships for Veterans"
May 4, 2009, Fox News: "Soldier Students"
May 1, 2009, Inside Higher Ed: "To Tie The Yellow Ribbon?"
April 30, 2009, Columbia Spectator: "Veterans seek Support in Transition to College Life"
April 23, 2009, The Choice Blog, New York Times: "Private Colleges Consider Plan to Help Veterans"
April 18, 2009, Newsweek: "A Few Good Universities"
April 14, 2009, Arlington Catholic Herald: "Leaving Everything to God"
April 13, 2009, "Ivy League Tuition Waived"
April 12, 2009, New York Post: "War Vets Ready for Enroll Call"
March 26, 2009, The Eye, Columbia Spectator: "Corps Curriculum"
March 2009, Metropolis Magazine"A Call to Arms"

November 21, 2008, Santa Monica College Corsair: "SMC Alumnus Runs in NYC Marathon"
November 20, 2008, The Record: "Student Groups Aid Transition of Veterans"
November 10, 2008, The New Yorker: "Theatre of War"
October 19, 2008, Washington Post: "5 Years of Reflection, Salutes For Sacrifices 'in Harm's Way'"
September 5, 2008, New York Sun: "19 Columbia Freshmen Jump to the Ivy League From the Armed Forces"
September 2008, Military in-Step: "A Soldier’s Duty"
May 12, 2008, The Daily Bruin: "Proposed GI Bills Would Affect Veteran Benefits"
May 9, 2008, Lou Dobbs Tonight: "Heroes: Army Specialist Garth Stewart"
April 29, 2008, Washington Post: "Some War Veterans Find GI Bill Falls Short"
Spring 2008, The Owl: "Columbia's Invaluable Vets" (.pdf)
February 15, 2008, Stars and Stripes: "Veteran Groups Push for Overhaul of GI Bill"
February 14, 2008, Inside Higher Ed: "Best You Can Be Without a Degree"
February 14, 2008, Army Times: "Veterans Groups Rally for Better GI Bill"

July 24, 2007, Boston Globe: "A Powerful Step Forward"
June 2007, Washington Monthly, "Stay and Fight"
February 16, 2007, Naples News: "High-tech Fido Could Save Lives in Iraq"

Fall 2006, Columbia Magazine: "A Student in Full"

July 20, 2003, Washington Post: "The War After the War"

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