This October 2012 photo provided by the family shows Hayleigh Perez with her daughter, Calleigh. In choosing to serve her country in uniform, Hayleigh Lynn Perez knowingly accepted a no

 

              This October 2012 photo provided by the family shows Hayleigh Perez with her daughter, Calleigh. In choosing to serve her country in uniform, Hayleigh Lynn Perez knowingly accepted a no
This October 2012 photo provided by the family shows Hayleigh Perez with her daughter, Calleigh. In choosing to serve her country in uniform, Hayleigh Lynn Perez knowingly accepted a nomadic life. Now the former Army sergeant says she and thousands of other veterans trying to get a higher education are being penalized for that enforced rootlessness. (AP Photo/Jose Perez)