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Veterans and Military at Georgetown

Georgetown honors its veteran and military-connected community by celebrating their stories and focusing on service and research related to their well-being.

Chris Mercado stands near the Peace and Security Studies building plaque.
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The Military Student Experience

Our military-connected community – comprising women and men who serve our country in the armed forces as well as the spouses and children of service members – is an important part of the broader the campus community.

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“The community at Georgetown was both a challenging and safe space to learn, practice critical analysis skills, develop presentation and communication abilities and to explore what kind of impact I might want to make after graduation.”

“As a military service member, I have realized that we shouldn’t hesitate to share our military experiences. I learn a tremendous amount from my classmates in other industries and have found they learn much from my own experience as an infantry officer in the U.S. Army.”

“A sense of belonging is a basic human need, and the Georgetown community has done a great job making me feel welcome while integrating me into the broader community.”

ROTC members dressed in running gear stand on steps with the sun rising in the background.

Hoyas on the Run

ROTC member Augie Iorio (SFS’22) documents his early morning Welcome Hoya Batallion Run.

Nancy Sherman sits outside around colorful leaves on teh ground with Dahlgren Chapel in the background.

Scholar Researches Impact of Moral Injury on Military Service Members

Nancy Sherman, University Professor of Philosophy, talks about the difference between moral injury and the post traumatic stress disorder felt by veterans and service members who have been in war.