Marine, Army veteran finds post-military career purpose in college

President Michael Licari hands out degrees to students graduating during the 2023 Austin Peay University commencement ceremony at the Dunn Center in Clarksville, Tenn. on May 5, 2023. Liam Kennedy / The Leaf Chronicle

An Austin Peay State University graduate, this essay’s author benefited from programs such as the GI Bill. Veterans with a college degree have a lower unemployment rate and higher income potential.

The Tennessean: I’m a Marine and Army veteran, and I found my post-military career purpose in college

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