Kent Johnson http://wkyufm.org en Young Veteran at WKU Helps Other Military Students Navigate Maze of College Life http://wkyufm.org/post/young-veteran-wku-helps-other-military-students-navigate-maze-college-life <p></p><p></p><p>Monday is Veteran's Day, and all across our region and nation, people are taking part in parades and ceremonies honoring those who have served in the military.</p><p>With U.S. personnel still fighting in Afghanistan, and following eight years of fighting in Iraq that formally ended in 2011, we thought we would introduce you to a young veteran from our region who is now helping other veterans create new lives after leaving the active service.</p><p>Kent Johnson joined the U.S. Marines in 2004 after graduating from high school in Columbia, Tennessee. As a member of a Marine Corp Infantry Unit, Kent served two tours in the Middle East, including a combat deployment to a town outside of Fallujah, Iraq. He got out of the service in 2008.</p><p>Here are some excerpts from our interview with Kent:</p><p><strong>What was life like for you after you got out of the Marines?</strong> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 15:02:51 +0000 Kevin Willis 39696 at http://wkyufm.org Young Veteran at WKU Helps Other Military Students Navigate Maze of College Life