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Liberty’s Cost: Art Therapy Volunteer and Veteran, Tawan Chester ’16

Originally published in the Spring 2017 issue of WAVE Magazine.
By Sheri Webber

Her thesis in the MFA Visual Arts program at Jacksonville University dealt with art therapy, but Tawan Harrell Chester is quick to admit that while she’s helping

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Project to research Cumberland Island turtles gaining traction at crowdfunding site Experiment.com

Where are all the Diamondback terrapins on Cumberland Island? Marine Science graduate student Danielle D’amato wants to know, and she’s using a unique method to pay for her research: the crowdfunding site Experiment.com, which accelerates scientific research by freeing …

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Meet Lieutenant Eric Lam

meetltericlamLieutenant Eric Lam served as a naval aviator, flying a wide variety of missions ranging from search and rescue to surveillance and reconnaissance in the SH-60B Seahawk helicopter. He was in charge of two divisions, a maintenance and a detachment …

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Meet Sergeant William Joseph Luce, Jr.

Sergeant William Joseph Luce Jr. grew up in Riverside California where he went on to graduate high school with honors at the age of 17. Two weeks after his graduation Sergeant Luce answered the call to serve in the …

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Month of Heroes: Ceyda Bridger

Meet Ceyda Bridger.monthofheroes-ceydabridger

Age: 23

Year and major: Sophomore/Biology

Hometown: Jacksonville

Branch/Rank: U.S. Marine Corps/E-4

Service: 3½ years, previously stationed at Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Tell us about your service experience. I started off in …

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Month of Heroes: Kendeldrick Broaden

Meet Kendeldrick Broaden.monthofheroes-kendeldrickbroaden

Age: 22

Year and major: Freshman/Sociology

Hometown: Birmingham, Ala.

Branch/Rank: U.S. Air Force, Senior Airman/E4

Service: 4 years of service, one enlistment, GPS Satellite Engineer/Evaluator

Tell us about your service experience. …

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Month of Heroes: Mitchell B. Brockett

Meet Mitchell B. Brockett.monthofheroes-mitchellbbrockett

Age: 54

Year and major: Senior/Business Administration

Hometown: Jacksonville

Branch/Rank: U.S. Navy/E-9

Service: 25 years, seven ships, seven Middle East tours, last USS Enterprise Admiral’s Staff. Served as Leading CPO, CMC, …

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Month of Heroes: Nevardo Cayemitte

Meet Nevardo Cayemitte.

Age: 27

Year and major: Senior/International Business

Home country: Haiti

Branch/Rank: U.S. Army, SPC

Service: 4 years, Iraq, twice

Tell us about your service experience.  After high school I wanted to …

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