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  • University of Kentucky | Veterans Resource Center
    of UK Board of Trustee Member Jo Curris Mrs Curris has a son serving in the U S Army and is a huge supporter of the military and veteran students at the University of Kentucky She donated her tickets to the Veterans Resource Center who in turn was able to get them in the hands of some deserving student veterans Josh Hoke President of the UK Student Veteran Association stated

    Original URL path: http://www.uky.edu/Veterans/generosity.htm (2012-11-13)
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  • University of Kentucky | Veterans Resource Center
    s Generosity Continues Board of Trustee Member Jo Curris donated her tickets to the December 20 game with Samford to the Veterans Resource Center Tyler Gayheart and Nathan Noble both combat veterans of the US Marine Corps were the lucky recipients of those tickets Tyler and Nathan enjoyed a great view while the Wildcats enjoyed a great win 82 50 over Samford Thank you Mrs Jo Hern Curris Tyler Gayheart

    Original URL path: http://www.uky.edu/Veterans/trustees.htm (2012-11-13)
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  • University of Kentucky | Veterans Resource Center
    for Honoring Our Military through Education Flexible Recruitment of New Teachers This initiative is a great addition to the federal Troops to Teachers Program Troops to Teachers is a federally funded program designed to assist qualified veterans seeking teaching certification The President spoke to the gathering of students and administrators and thanked them for their dedicated service He and Mrs Todd graciously led tours of their home and expressed genuine

    Original URL path: http://www.uky.edu/Veterans/reception.htm (2012-11-13)
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  • University of Kentucky | Veterans Resource Center
    was established by the Brent Family in memory of their son Michael Brent Michael was paralyzed quadriplegic at 18 years old after a car accident in 1997 Despite the many challenges he faced he rose to the occasion and became a source of encouragement and strength to those who knew him Michael was a superior student and received his bachelor s degree at UK and was days away from being

    Original URL path: http://www.uky.edu/Veterans/BrentScholarship.htm (2012-11-13)
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  • University of Kentucky | Veterans Resource Center
    New Students Active Duty Military Current Returning Students Family Members Faculty Staff Alumni Text Only Mobile University of Kentucky Site development Site Lab Last updated 10 29 12 An Equal

    Original URL path: http://www.uky.edu/Veterans/calendar.htm (2012-11-13)
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  • University of Kentucky | Veterans Resource Center
    at the Department of Veterans Affairs He moved to Kentucky to work at the VA in Lexington and so his wife Veronica could be close to her family Herst assists veterans who have concerns with the facility or providers at the VA He works not only with veterans returning from Operation Enduring Freedom Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn but also veterans from other eras such as World War II the Korean War the Vietnam War and all other conflicts My goal is to continue to work with the veterans in this capacity he said and then eventually work into the position of a therapist Not a typical student Herst s undergraduate experience was dominated by his love of sports When he looks back on those years he says he sometime regrets not focusing on his studies I think the first time around I let my life revolve around the sports and the parties and joining the fraternities Herst remembered Doing the things that the normal 17 18 19 year old kid does But after the life changing experiences of two tours of duty in Iraq and the physical and mental strain of his injuries his second time in college has been different He said his first challenge was trying to decide if he wanted to be a student at all After being a veteran after being in the military for five years I didn t know how I would be accepted into the classroom again he said I was older I didn t know if I would be the old man in the classroom trying to relate to 18 and 19 year old freshmen I knew it was a master s program but I didn t know what to expect Herst said PTSD played a large role in his anxieties about returning to school He wondered if he would be able to sit in a confined classroom with other people And he wondered if he would be accepted by his professors and peers Would the professors understand where I m coming from Herst remembered asking himself Would the students understand or respect what I ve done in the past Or would they question unknowingly what I ve done and maybe even judge me as a person just by the stigma that veterans have from war Herst s experiences as a student veteran have been mixed Though he says he has met quite a few supportive students and professors he also has faced difficulties on campus I ve found quite a bit of opposition when it came to just supporting the military Herst said I ve had professors and other students that were openly against the military and openly against veterans And it was difficult for me to deal with that without opening my mouth and really starting a conflict I didn t want to associate my name with a trouble maker or someone that goes against the power curve A safe haven Herst said the UK Veterans Resource

    Original URL path: http://www.uky.edu/Veterans/Herst.htm (2012-11-13)
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  • University of Kentucky | Veterans Resource Center
    weeks while the first benefit check is processed For further information on V A educational benefit programs contact St Louis VA Regional Office P O Box 66830 St Louis MO 63166 6830 Phone 888 442 4551 Currently Enrolled UK Students In order to receive your Veterans Affairs benefits for the term you will need to complete the following actions as indicated below V A Benefits Request Form PDF This form is supplied to the VA representative in Room 10 Funkhouser Building who is responsible to insure the coursework will count toward the student s degree program Change of Program This form PDF must be completed if the student changes This is to insure verification is submitted properly and timely Children of Kentucky War Veterans Tuition Waiver Program Under the provisions of KRS 164 505 and 164 515 certain children of Kentucky war veterans are eligible for assistance from the Commonwealth of Kentucky All persons eligible under this program must meet admissions requirements and submit all necessary documents establishing eligibility under the program to the Student Records Office Room 10 Funkhouser Building Phone 859 257 9535 Generally children of Kentuckians who were killed in military action or who were permanently and

    Original URL path: http://www.uky.edu/Veterans/benefits.htm (2012-11-13)
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  • University of Kentucky - Patterson School Photo Gallery
    page requires JavaScript Please enable JavaScript in your browser and reload this page sitename Previous Play Next Text Only caption 2009 University of Kentucky Site development Site Lab An Equal

    Original URL path: http://www.uky.edu/Gallery/Veterans/ (2012-11-13)
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