3 Marine vets, now in college sound off on school shootings.

Age limits, Psych Evals and Why Vets guarding schools is "disrespectful"

Phil Briggs
March 23, 2018 - 3:21 pm


Ask former Marines, (now GWU students) about school shootings...and their answers might surprise you.

In this episode, members of the Coalition of Veteran Engagement at George Washington University shared powerful thoughts on:

  • Vets guarding schools "appalling, rude, obscene and totally disrespectful"
  • Armed Teachers....dumb idea.
  • Trained to end sh#% like it's 19 90-yesterday!
  • Want to own a gun? Ask your psyhciatrist.
  • 3 changes to Federal Law regarding teens
  • Who should have a concealed carry permit in all 50 states?
  • Where are they taking their fight next?


Meet our guests:

Harrison William Prescott Floyd (HW) comes from a family with a history of service in the Armed Forces and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps directly out of high school. During his 10 years of service he completed three combat deployments in the Infantry, served as a Combat Marksmanship Trainer, Information Operations Planner, and Martial Art Instructor Trainer. In the Fall of 2017, H.W. earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from George Washington University, with minors in History & Law. Currently he is working towards completing a master’s degree in Legislative Affairs.

Nicole Marie Serafino served as an active duty Field Radio Operator in the United States Marine Corps. During her time in service, Nicole deployed to Germany for Operation Combined Endeavor, streamlining communications amongst 40 different countries. Currently Nicole is a senior at The George Washington University. She was accepted into the Milken School of Public Health, where she is studying Exercise Science with a concentration in Pre-Physical Therapy. Nicole is the current secretary of GW Vets and was a member of the 2017 Veterans awards (Vettys) Board of Governors.

Emerson Jones is a fervent believer in out of the box thinking, pushing the limits, new ideas and new ways of thinking. His federal professional background consists of a diverse set of experiences, ranging from National Oceanic Atmospheric Agency to the United States Marine Corps. In the private sector, he has worked for philanthropic organizations and started my own business. In his private life, he has run one triathlon with the Leukemia Lymphoma Society and has been heavily involved with veteran organizations.