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GCU helped the stars align for rejuvenated veteran

July 09, 2018 / by / 2 Comments

There’s a student at GCU whose life has not quite gone as planned — yet he’s flourishing. In 2003, the Marine was ambushed in Iraq, resulting in the loss of an eye, a traumatic brain injury and a bullet wound to the arm. His mother says he shouldn’t have survived, “but by the grace of God he did.” The injuries cost him a career in law enforcement and a job with the Kepler Space Telescope Program. But from the ashes, Brent Phillips has created something special with the help of the University.

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Veterans Receive Annual Visit From GCU for Memorial Day

May 29, 2012 / by / 3 Comments

Tuesday’s event marked the third year that GCU’s Military Division led a Memorial Day event to give back to veterans. The veterans home near Indian School Road and Third Street was an ideal place for GCU staff to have time to visit and interact with veterans through crafts, video games, walks in the park and other activities.

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