[caption id="attachment_52420" align="alignleft" width="150"] "If we contributed to the security of our country, isn't that worth more than having lived in a state in a year?" one veteran said. "It just seems kind of silly."[/caption]

In choosing to serve her country in uniform, Hayleigh Lynn Perez knowingly accepted a nomadic life. Now, the former Army sergeant says she and thousands of other veterans trying to get a higher education are being penalized for that enforced rootlessness.

Under the Post-9/11 GI Bill, the federal government will pick up the full in-state cost for any honorably...

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