Student values WSU Tri-Cities support for veterans

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Emmanuel “Manny” Bonilla joined the U.S. Air Force at age 27 to improve life for his family in two ways: gain citizenship and finish college. Now a U.S. citizen, he is pursuing his dream major of computer science at Washington State University Tri-Cities.

Two veterans to speak at WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND – Two veterans will talk about their experiences in the military at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, in the West Building Atrium, 2710 University Drive in the WSU Tri-Cities campus. The event is sponsored by the Associated Students of WSU Tri-Cities. Admission is free and open to the public. The veterans who will be […]

Professor to study effects of combat on veterans

VANCOUVER – Alair MacLean, assistant professor of sociology at Washington State University Vancouver, received a two year grant of more than $162,000 from the National Institutes for Health for her study on veterans’ combat exposure and its socioeconomic outcomes. “This issue has taken on increased social and policy significance in light of ongoing combat operations […]

WSU loses first student in Iraq

Washington State University lost its first student in the War in Iraq on Dec. 30, 2004, in Baghdad when Sgt. Damien Thai Ficek and his patrol were attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. Ficek, a Pullman resident, was assigned to the Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, […]