Military & Veterans

Wright State’s Jared Shank receives state award for support of transfer students

Jared Shank

Wright State staff member Jared Shank honored by state organization for his work with transfer students. Continue reading

High jump

When he is not jumping out of planes, Army ROTC cadet Evan Fleming is preparing for a career in electrical engineering
Army ROTC cadet Evan Fleming

When he is not jumping out of planes for airborne training, Army ROTC cadet Evan Fleming is working toward a career in electrical engineering. Continue reading

Video: Veteran pays it forward after own struggle

Tyler Thompson

A retired sergeant is giving back to his fellow soldiers after fighting a battle he never expected. The Veteran and Military Center at Wright State University’s Allyn Hall is the most likely place you will find Tyler Thompson. The junior at … Continue reading

Wright State launches new Graduate School scholarship program for Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

Col. Cassie Barlow, commander of the 88th Air Base Wing, and Robert Fyffe, vice president for research and dean of the Graduate School, announced a new scholarship program for Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

Wright State creates scholarship fund for military personnel and civilian workers at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base who want to pursue graduate degrees. Continue reading

Programs offer second chance at a different career

Jun Kyung Ko

Excerpt The health care and social assistance sectors are expected to grow at an annual rate of 2.6 percent, adding 5 million jobs between 2012 and 2022, the BLS reported. “I think a lot of people are going into health … Continue reading

Former Fairborn educator to speak at Wright State

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Excerpt Award-winning educator and writer Eric A. Combs will discuss his transition from life in the military to civilian life and his career as an educator in public schools during a program at Wright State University. The former Fairborn Primary … Continue reading

Life-changing mission

Tyler Thompson overcame PTSD to become a leader in the Veteran and Military Center with plans to work with veterans after he graduates.
Tyler Thompson

Tyler Thompson overcame PTSD to become a leader in the Veteran and Military Center with plans to work with veterans after he graduates. Continue reading

Boonshoft School of Medicine psychiatry professor receives highest award in aerospace medicine

Col. Kent McDonald

Assistant professor Kent McDonald recognized for research in aviator personality, environmental stressors and their impact on optimal performance. Continue reading

Badge behavior: Prestigious German Armed Forces badge object of ROTC competition

Keith Topper

Wright State ROTC cadets train to win coveted German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency. Continue reading