Vets often need help not only with reentry into civilian life, but simply balancing all the extra commitments in their lives, re-orienting themselves to discussions and work, where they don't need to be on the edge ready for an emergency.
There are over 2,300 four-year institutions of higher education in the U.S. and with so many to choose from, no shortage of "excellent" colleges. Unfortunately, the public has a very narrow view of what counts as an "excellent" college.
More than a half-century ago, Alexander P. Tureaud Jr. became the first African-American undergraduate at Louisiana State University until students, teachers, the administration and the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals forced him out before he could finish his first semester.