Michael Matos

Storm the Hill 2020

Michael (Brooklyn, NY) served as a Boatswain’s Mate and a Maritime Enforcement Specialist in the United States Coast Guard. Following his active duty service, Michael utilized his Post 9/11 Gi Bill and is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in International Criminal Justice.  He is also a member of the NYC Veterans Alliance where he has had the honor to help carry the national ensign during the 2019 NYC Veterans Day Parade. Michael is Storming the Hill to ensure the education benefits that his fellow student veterans from are protected and continue to meet veterans’ needs. As he meets with more and more student veterans, he comes to understand just how important education benefits like the Gi Bill mean for the success of veterans. He said that using the GI Bill has opened doors for him that wouldn’t have been possible without it. Follow Michael on Twitter.

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