Monday, June 13, 2011

From grunts to undergraduates, Marines deploy to Stanford

Photo credit William Treseder
By Tony Perry in San Diego|Los Angeles Times|June 13, 2011|7:56 a.m. 

They were Marine "grunts" in Iraq and Afghanistan and now they're undergraduates at one of the world's  most prestigious universities.
By one count, there are 10 military veterans among the roughly 7,000 undergraduates at Stanford University. Of those 10, seven are Marines.
The Marines are determined to make the most of their time at the rarefied atmosphere of the place called The Farm.
William Treseder, 28, and Chris Clark, 25, are developing a consulting firm to work with the military on its energy policies both stateside and for deployed units.
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