Veterans honor Radford University Staff for support

RADFORD (WSLS 10) One worker at Radford University is being honored for her work to help student veterans.

Tracey Mattson was awarded the “Department of Defense Patriot” award because she created the university’s military resource center.

It’s a place where veterans can find get help with paperwork for financial aid.

The center also allows veterans to share war time stories with each other.

Mattson says it’s a honor student veterans submitted her for the award.

“I’m not really sure that I deserve the recognition I think these guys really need to have the accolades, and it’s up to us to give these folks the benefits they deserve to give them the honor they are due,” Tracey Mattson, the coordinator for the Military Resource Center said.

Mattson hopes Radford University will become the number one school in the commonwealth for support for military veterans.

 

WSLS 10 may allow you to upload, post, transmit or otherwise provide content to WSLS 10, including, but not limited to, photos, video, audio, comments, articles, blogs, forums and any other such communication in which you provide content to the Web site ("User Content"). You agree that you are solely responsible for your communications and any content you provide. Read full terms and conditions of use by clicking here.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s