Warrior-Scholar Project at Syracuse University provides career bridge for vets

For 13 and a half years, Jennifer Aquino served her country.

“I was a CTI-1, petty officer first class intel linguist slash translator,” she said.

Now, she wears a slightly different uniform.

“I talked to a friend of mine that was also a CTI in the Navy, and she has been going to school, and I’ve been contemplating to go back to school,” Aquino said.

It’s a decision made relatively easy for the decorated Puerto Rico native and Texan living up north. And it’s thanks to a program called the Warrior-Scholar Project. (continued)

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