Tieman is not alone. Thousands of veterans across the country are returning back to school. Many of those veterans are going back to college are returning from war.
At the University of Oregon, there's a new program geared toward making that transition a little easier for student veterans.
The program is called Dog Tags to Ducks.
Crystal Price from KVAL News profiled Tieman and the Dog Tags to Ducks program for a story set to air on KVAL News @ 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 8, 2012, and again on KVAL News @ 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 11 - Veterans Day.