Veterans Day is the perfect time to celebrate all of the veterans we’re honored to have as part of the Carrington College family – students, graduates, staff and faculty. We recently spoke with two of our veterans to thank them for their service, and create two special Spotlight features we thought you would enjoy:
- Ashley Robles – Carrington College Pomona, Veterinary Technology Student
- Gary Heafy – Carrington College Spokane, Medical Assisting Student
Ashley is studying Veterinary Technology at the Carrington College Pomona campus.
When I turned 18 I did a semester in college. That didn’t work out. I botched my first semester of college. I had no discipline. I had no real direction. I was hanging on to that phase of the beginning of adulthood and freedom. So I joined the Marine Corps. I joined for multiple reasons… Read more
Gary is studying Medical Assisting at the Carrington College Spokane campus.
I’m a 20-year veteran. I retired from the Air Force on July 1st of 2013. After that time I had a hard time adjusting back home. I’ve been to the desert six times and I’ve been diagnosed with PTSD and depression. So I was having a hard time adjusting… Read more