Your Questions on Veterans Education, Student Debt, and Protecting America Against Terrorism

Recently, President Obama participated in a live town hall with young people from across the country sponsored by MTV, BET, and CMT -- taking questions from the audience and Twitter on a variety of topics.

The President couldn’t answer all of the questions that were asked, so his staff took a crack at answering some of the questions that came in.  Below Melody Barnes, Director of the Domestic Policy Council, Ben Rhodes, Deputy National Security Advisor, and Darienne Page, Assistant Director of the Office of Public Engagement tackle some of your questions.

What can we do about crippling levels of student debt?

How do you plan on protecting us against terrorism, when financially our country is weak?

Is the Department of Defense doing everything they can to aid service members in their pursuit of higher education?