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Veterans Club Holds Midnight Run To Help NYC Homeless

The Veterans Student Organization provided food and donations for approximately 60 homeless New Yorkers in Manhattan on Oct. 24 during their Midnight Run. Midnight Run is a nonprofit organization that coordinates late-night relief through the distribution of clothing and other resources for the homeless. In collaboration with the Office of Judicial Affairs and Service Learning, the […]

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Veteran seeks to ease transition for fellow vets

Dennis Torres served with the Marine Corps Reserves in Fallujah, Iraq, during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Today, he is the Veteran Outreach Specialist at Queens College. Born in Jamaica, NY in 1985, Torres is the youngest of three siblings. His parents were from Ecuador and his father was part of U.S. special forces near the end […]

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QC provides support for veterans and their families

For veterans and their families at Queens College, the staff at Veteran Student Services wants them to know “we’ve got your six.” “Got your six,” a phrase in the military, means “got your back.” It originated during World War I, when fighter pilots would refer to the rear of an airplane. The plane was like […]

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