Navy veteran makes triumphant return to civilian life

By Roya Gordon ’14, MA ’16 I was told that my country needed me. I heard the call and reported without question. I did what many were not willing to do. My name is Roya Gordon, and I am a U.S. Navy veteran. I joined the Navy on Sept. 26, 2005. That day changed my life […]

FIU military graduates overcome odds, change lives

Staff Sergeants Charmaine and Jean Fortune met at the Robins Air Force Base in Georgia, got married and pursued a shared dream of becoming nurses. Air Force Sgt. Alan Brailsford struggled with substance abuse for years and plans to help others on the path to recovery, as a social worker. In addition to answering the […]

Veteran Tower Ribbon Cutting

On Thursday, January 23, FIU’s recently remodeled air traffic control tower building officially became the new home for the Veteran and Military Affairs office. President Rosenberg along with the FIU Veterans Alumni Chapter Vice President and Director of FIU’s Veteran and Military Affairs Office, Mike Pischner, welcomed Congressman Joe Garcia, Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz, Lt. […]