January 7, 2013
Veterans Tell Elite Colleges: 'We Belong'
Frank Mullin, Brown U.
As David Salsone planned to leave the Navy several years ago and enroll in college on the Post-9/11 GI Bill, his supervisor in Bahrain mocked him.
"Where do you think you're going, Salsone?" he would say. "Harvard?"
Mr. Salsone, a petty officer second class, kept quiet. "Maybe," he remembers thinking. "Or someplace just as good."