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One of distance learning's biggest benefits is its availability no matter where on earth you are, even in the middle of a war zone. This has not escaped the attention of many soldiers currently serving in Iraq, as many are turning to an online education to help secure a future once their military term is… | Read More
The men and women who serve in our military are to be commended for putting their lives on the line in defense of our freedom. One of the “rewards” we give them for their service is a generous “G.I. Bill” that has been around since the end of World War II. Today’s version of the bill offers improved coverage, but not all college costs are always met. That’s why military scholarships are essential, so let’s… | Read More
The U.S. Armed Forces is always trying to improve on the many ways it gives back to its troops, and education benefits are a top priority. Starting in August of 2009, the Montgomery GI Bill will be getting a fresh new look, and it’s better than ever before. Veterans who served after September 11th, 2001, will receive the benefits of:
In addition, Reserve and National Guard… | Read More
So, your spouse is hard at work with a military career, but you’re looking for something different. A college degree is in the cards for you, but what sorts of options are available to you? You know that there are serious benefits out there to help your spouse with college when the time comes, but can they help you? The simple answer is: yes, they can. Not only can the military help you with education-related… | Read More
You have a great, secure job in the military-but you have ambition, and you’re not satisfied to stick around in the same position for the rest of your life. That is an admirable trait, and whether your ultimate goal is commission as an officer, planning ahead for a career outside of the military, or simply bettering yourself and your understanding of the world, a college degree can help. What’s more, the military can go beyond… | Read More
You have served your country well with the Armed Forces-done your duty, seen countless tours, and maybe even made a career of it. But now you’re out. Where do you go from here? The options available to you are wide open, and with your service you have earned a lot of assistance to get you where you need to go.
The Montgomery GI Bill
The GI Bill was created after World War II, specifically to help veterans… | Read More
For some, the military is merely a job; for others it is a way of life. For those who know this early on in life, the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) can be a place to grow and excel. The ROTC was designed to cultivate and motivate strong leaders in all branches of the armed forces at the high school and college level. At graduation, cadets will enter their branches officially as officers and leaders… | Read More
At the end of World War II, government officials were tasked with finding a way to pay their soldiers back for their service with a promise to help them build a future for themselves. With this, the GI Bill of Rights was born. Today, there are many chapters and aspects to the GI Bill, but the main function remains: to help veterans of the Armed Forces find success and betterment after service through a quality… | Read More
Getting an education can be difficult when half of your days are spent far away from home, and that’s often a harsh reality for soldiers. Luckily, with the advent of distance learning and quality online degrees, it is becoming easier to be proactive about education instead of waiting until retirement former as barriers like a full-time job and even deployment have become virtually inconsequential.
An Education on Your Own Time
The military is a busy place-between duty… | Read More