However, I realized to run my nonprofit effectively, I needed the proper business skills to adequately manage the organization. After serving in the U.S. Army for 20 years and receiving a 100% disability rating from the Department of Veterans Affairs, I used my earned GI Bill benefits to enroll in an associate’s degree in business at a for-profit college in Baton Rouge.
I had always heard great things about the family-owned school and the program. Once I arrived on campus, it was no different. I was treated like I was part of the extended family. In fact, during my first semester there, the school sponsored a Louisiana Warriors Unleashed PTSD Awareness event at a local restaurant.
Thanks to the GI Bill and the freedom to choose a for-profit school, I’m on my way to getting a business degree that will enable me to strengthen Louisiana Warriors Unleashed.