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Veteran, actor and DWTS winner J.R. Martinez speaks to students

In April 2003, 19-year-old J.R. Martinez was driving his unit in a Humvee in Iraq when the front left tire hit a roadside bomb. “Within a matter of seconds, this Humvee was now engulfed in flames,” Martinez said. He was trapped inside the fire for five minutes. In the years ...

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At 111, oldest WWII veteran visits Memphis for documentary

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Despite the swelling crowd that milled about, silence descended on the baggage claim area of Memphis International Airport this past Thursday as the most famous passenger on Flight 511 sat in a wheelchair posing for photos with strangers and accepting handshakes from children born a full ...

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APSU students, families send love to veterans

This year, students and their families send love to veterans by decorating Valentine's Day cards. APSU’s Adult and Nontraditional Student Center, Student Veterans Organization and Hispanic Cultural Center held the event to honor veterans in a more creative way than fundraising.

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APSU named among top military friendly universities in nation

»Diona Gardner Guest Writer APSU has been recognized by Military Advanced Education magazine in their 2013 Guide to America’s Top Military Friendly Colleges and Universities. The Military Advanced Education magazine is a journal of higher education for service men and women. Published since 2005, the magazine used a panel of ...

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