Vets go back to school

Chuck Taylor, a veteran who has returned from

Chuck Taylor, a veteran who has returned from Afghanistan and is attending Suffolk Community College, stands in the hall of the school in Brentwood, NY. (Feb. 9, 2011) Photo Credit: Ed Betz

A look at former soldiers Chuck Taylor and Pat Edouard who are now in school.

Chuck Taylor, a veteran who has returned from
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

Chuck Taylor, a veteran who has returned from Afghanistan and is attending Suffolk Community College, stands in the hall of the school in Brentwood, NY. (Feb. 9, 2011)

Chuck Taylor, a veteran who has returned from
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

Chuck Taylor, a veteran who has returned from Afghanistan and is attending Suffolk Community College, walks in the hall of the school in Brentwood, NY. (Feb. 9, 2011)

United States Army veteran Chuck Taylor takes a
Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

United States Army veteran Chuck Taylor takes a criminal justice exam in room A322 at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood. Taylor is among veterans who are making the transition from the battlefield to the classroom. But because their advanced years, adult responsibilities, more conservative values and sometimes war-related psychological problems makes it hard for them to fit in with college peers fresh out of high school. (March 15, 2011)

United States Army veteran Chuck Taylor prepares to
Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

United States Army veteran Chuck Taylor prepares to take a criminal justice exam in room A322 at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood. Taylor is among veterans who are making the transition from the battlefield to the classroom. But because their advanced years, adult responsibilities, more conservative values and sometimes war-related psychological problems makes it hard for them to fit in with college peers fresh out of high school. (March 15, 2011)

March 15, 2011- United States Army veteran Chuck
Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

March 15, 2011- United States Army veteran Chuck Taylor displays a bracelet with the name of Sgt. Marshall L. Edgartom at home in West Babylon. Taylor is among veterans who are making the transition from the battlefield to the classroom. But because their advanced years, adult responsibilities, more conservative values and sometimes war-related psychological problems makes it hard for them to fit in with college peers fresh out of high school. (March 15, 2011)

Chuck Taylor, a veteran who has returned from
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

Chuck Taylor, a veteran who has returned from Afghanistan and is attending Suffolk Community College, takes part in a veterans club booth at the school in Brentwood, NY. (Feb. 9, 2011)

United States Army veteran Chuck Taylor spends time
Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

United States Army veteran Chuck Taylor spends time at home in West Babylon with his 20-month-old daughter, Savannah, after picking up her up from his ex-wife. Taylor is among veterans who are making the transition from the battlefield to the classroom. But because their advanced years, adult responsibilities, more conservative values and sometimes war-related psychological problems makes it hard for them to fit in with college peers fresh out of high school. (March 15, 2011)

United States Army veteran Chuck Taylor spends time
Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

United States Army veteran Chuck Taylor spends time at home in West Babylon with his 20-month-old daughter, Savannah, after picking up her up from his ex-wife. Taylor is among veterans who are making the transition from the battlefield to the classroom. But because their advanced years, adult responsibilities, more conservative values and sometimes war-related psychological problems makes it hard for them to fit in with college peers fresh out of high school. (March 15, 2011)

United States Army veteran Chuck Taylor spends time
Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

United States Army veteran Chuck Taylor spends time at home in West Babylon with his 20-month-old daughter, Savannah, after picking up her up from his ex-wife. Taylor is among veterans who are making the transition from the battlefield to the classroom. But because their advanced years, adult responsibilities, more conservative values and sometimes war-related psychological problems makes it hard for them to fit in with college peers fresh out of high school. (March 15, 2011)

United States Army veteran Chuck Taylor spends time
Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

United States Army veteran Chuck Taylor spends time at home in West Babylon with his 20-month-old daughter, Savannah, after picking up her up from his ex-wife. Taylor is among veterans who are making the transition from the battlefield to the classroom. But because their advanced years, adult responsibilities, more conservative values and sometimes war-related psychological problems makes it hard for them to fit in with college peers fresh out of high school. (March 15, 2011)

Pat Edouard, an Iraq veteran who attended the
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Pat Edouard, an Iraq veteran who attended the Brentwood campus of Suffolk Community College, stands in the college on Friday, March 18, 2011 in Brentwood, New York.

Copy photo of Pat Edouard, an Iraq veteran
Photo Credit: Handout

Copy photo of Pat Edouard, an Iraq veteran who attended the Brentwood campus of Suffolk Community College, while she was deployed in Iraq.

Pat Edouard, an Iraq veteran who attended the
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Pat Edouard, an Iraq veteran who attended the Brentwood campus of Suffolk Community College, stands in the college on Friday, March 18, 2011 in Brentwood, New York.

Copy photo of Pat Edouard, an Iraq veteran
Photo Credit: Handout

Copy photo of Pat Edouard, an Iraq veteran who attended the Brentwood campus of Suffolk Community College, while she was deployed in Iraq.

Photo of Pat Edouard, an Iraq veteran who
Photo Credit: Handout

Photo of Pat Edouard, an Iraq veteran who attended the Brentwood campus of Suffolk Community College, while she was deployed in Iraq.

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