The U.S. invasion of Afghanistan began on October 7, 2001, less than a month after the horrific terrorist attacks on September 11. It began with an air assault followed by special forces attacks with the goal of bringing the 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden to justice.
West Virginia Veterans Upward Bound (WV VUB) is a program designed to help Veterans of the U.S. Military to pursue postsecondary education. WV VUB has helped Veterans in West Virginia receive education assistance for more than three decades.
Veterans returning to civilian life after service may decide to attend a post-secondary school to further expand their career choices after the military. This opportunity not only improves the chance of getting a good job but can also make the transition out of service much easier.
The beginning of this year threw us a curveball. With the emphasis on social distancing due to the novel coronavirus, people are itching to get outside, and now that the weather is becoming warmer, it is no surprise that many will begin taking advantage of the wonderful outdoor activities our beautiful state has to offer.