July 30, 2012
Female Veterans on Campuses Can Be Hard to Spot, and to Help
Benjamin Rasmussen for The Chronicle
When Kami Fluetsch left the Navy after nearly eight years as a medical specialist, the last thing she wanted to talk about was her military service. Male supervisors had told her that women didn't belong in the military, and she was bitter. A new life beckoned.
But in the month or so between leaving the Navy, in 2010, and setting foot on campus here at the University of Colorado at Denver, Ms. Fluetsch realized that the transition to that new life would be harder than she thought.