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Western recognized as 'Military Friendly School'
Local veteran receives national attention

With her nearly quarter-century of military service behind her, and recovery underway for a traumatic brain injury, Shanda Taylor-Boyd is not slowing down.
The Sammamish resident and mother of three has been busy the last couple of years, touring around the country as a disabled…

Local colleges aim to welcome veterans back home

There's only one student organization at Seattle Central Community College that has its own room on campus — a kick-back lounge on the north end of the school with a plush couch, a coffee maker, a couple of computers, desks and chairs, and three American flags.


Talk in Bellingham on helping veterans back home

A talk on how to help veterans reintegrate into civilian life will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in the multipurpose room on the sixth floor of Viking Union on the Western Washington University campus.

Life after war

It was just another drive through Eastern Washington for Jim Narovich, who was heading to a veterans conference in Pasco with fellow vet Christopher Brock.
But for Brock, the dry landscape was a trigger, sending his mind back to the deserts of Afghanistan and to memories he’d rather not…

Western celebrates Veterans Day on campus
Many Whatcom County events mark Veterans Day

Veterans Day is Friday, Nov. 11, but events to mark it start early in Whatcom County. All events are free unless otherwise noted.

Community invited to Nov. 10 Veterans Day ceremony on campus
WWU named to two national college rankings

Western Washington University was recently named to two national college ranking lists: the annual U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges" and G.I. Jobs' "Military Friendly Schools."
For the fourth year in a row, WWU was ranked by U.S. News as the third…

Patriot Week events in support of veterans at WWU begin May 21
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