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Combat to College

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Combat2College (C2C) provides academic and social opportunities, as well as support services for veterans, and active/reserve service members.

Prospective students should contact 
Joanna Starling,
interim veterans program manager, at 240-567-7103. 

Additional Veteran Resources


We strive to create a welcoming environment for veterans and service members who are transitioning into college, while adapting the skills they developed from military training and combat experience.


  • Respect and appreciation
  • Inclusiveness
  • Removal of stigma
  • Focus on wellness

Core Program Features for STUDENTS

  • Single point of entry (Admissions and Management Enrollment)
  • Identified counseling faculty for academic advising
  • Academic advising sessions
  • Identified Disability Support Services counseling faculty for academic advising and disability accommodations
  • Clubs for student veterans: Rockville, Germantown, Takoma Park/Silver Spring
  • Space for gathering
  • Activities, outings and events
  • Scholarly projects (oral histories)
  • Referral/Coordination with Department of Veterans Affairs

Core Program Features for FACULTY/STAFF

  • In-service training opportunities for departments/areas
  • Training material available via Combat2College website

C2C has been developed jointly by:

  • Montgomery College, Rockville Campus
  • National Rehabilitation Hospital, Washington, DC
  • National Center for PTSD, Palo Alto, CA
  • Veterans Administration Medical Center, Washington DC

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