Animal House, obviously

If you followed my old Foreign Policy column, you’ll probably remember that I have long been interested in leadership and organization problems at the National Defense University.

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The VA has a message for veterans: We will absolutely make you whole again.

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Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel/Associated Press

I showed my high school students how to use my Army-issued tourniquet last week in case there is a shooting at our school. I was motivated to do so by the Tactical Casualty Combat Care training I recently received as an Army Reservist.

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There may not be a better feeling as an enlisted troop than leaving the base for the last time, waltzing off into the sunset with your newly minted DD-214 to take on the world. For some, that means using that sweet, sweet G.I. Bill to pay for a college degree that will guide your transition back into the world of civilians; for many, that means choosing from one of several veteran-friendly colleges.

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U.S. Marine Corps/Cpl. Jo Jones

In honor of the start of college admissions season, I’m offering some tips I learned during my time as an admissions application reader and writing consultant tailored to help veterans write college application essays that actually stand out.  

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