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What the daily schedule of a National Guard substitute teacher probably looks like
Allow me to orientate you to this algebra equation on this here blackboard.
Here’s how to succeed with your online courses
Choosing to utilize the benefits that you worked so hard to earn is exactly what you should be doing. That’s...
Here are 3 degree paths that may be a natural fit for military members
There are many reasons why you may be considering education as the next step in your career path.
Which educational benefit is best for you?
One of the best benefits you’ll receive for serving your country is the G.I. Bill. But which one do you...
Going back to school on the GI Bill? Learn from those who did it the hard way
If you’re an active-duty member of the military with some spare time for education or a recently-transitioned vet, chances are you’re looking to spend that sweet Post-9/11 GI Bill money you’ve been hearing about your entire career. As one of the best benefits offered to service members, the bill gives eligible troops up to 36 months of education benefits and covers a range of things, including tuition fees, housing, books, and supplies.
Don’t let your GI Bill go to waste
As a service member, you know that you qualify for GI Bill benefits that help pay for up to 36 months of higher education. But here’s something you may not know: around 50 percent of veterans never use their Post-9/11 GI Bill
Your technical manual for online learning
Online learning can be ideal for active duty service members and veterans looking to pursue higher education. The flexible environment makes studying available to working veterans, busy families, and those stationed around the world. With accessibility comes great demand, however: you may not be living in a dorm, but you can still be easily distracted by piles of laundry, your job and that Reddit thread you’ve been following for over 3 days already.
The military keeps growing their cybersecurity program. Here’s how you can get involved
The downside of our highly convenient digital world is the constant threat of data thieves. With cyber attacks always imminent, the U.S. military is continuously evolving and adapting to ensure that cybersecurity is a priority to keep both our service members and civilians as safe as possible.
Veterans need to get a copy of their JST now
When you joined the military, someone probably spoke to you about all the education benefits and possibilities that would come with military life. Maybe you even took a few classes towards a college degree. But then life got in the way: between PCS moves, TDY assignments, and overseas deployments, it’s challenging to finish college classes while in the military. That’s why over 50% of veterans don’t have a degree when they leave military service.
Here’s how military spouses can finish their education while on the move
There are a million ways that military life can hold you back from a meaningful career while your spouse is...
Military medical school to graduate students early to battle COVID-19
For the first time in its 48-year history, the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences will graduate its fourth-year medical school students and graduate-level nurses early to support the U.S. military's war on COVID-19.
Why was the Army’s XM-8 Future Weapon Series Canceled?
In the 1990's H&K developed the XM29 OICW to replace the M-16. What followed was a multiple decades-long adventure through...
Inside the Army’s NEW 6.8mm Next Gen Squad Weapon
Iraq War veteran Chris Cappy gives the Next Generation Squad Weapon rundown. These three companies are in competition to replace...
How Forward Observers Operate in the Military to Coordinate Artillery
Bringing the rain and pain in the military is the forward observer. They are the eyes of death dropping 1000...
University of Phoenix to pay $191 million for lying to troops about its close ties with major companies
The university had falsely advertised that it had a relationships with AT&T Inc, Yahoo!, Microsoft Corp and Twitter Inc which could lead to jobs for students.
A 22-year-old Instagram influencer says kids should learn less about World War II in school because ‘it’s so intense’
"[World War II] needs to be taught in moderation to promote mental health and focus on teaching young people real life skills."
Army vet sues University of New Hampshire for allegedly firing him because of his military service
The lawsuit recommends the university writing center undergo training to correct an "anti-military bias"
The Navy has replaced its alleged day-drinking admiral at its War College with its first female admiral
The Navy has named a female president of the U.S. Naval War College for the first time in its history just days after ousting her predecessor amid allegations of excess spending and inappropriate behavior
Enlisted Army soldiers can now earn college credit for formal training
"Taking college classes at night to earn a degree is one thing, but being able to earn the degree while taking an NCO PME course is something quite different."
47 states ask the US to forgive more than $1 billion in disabled veterans’ student loan debt
A bipartisan group of state attorneys general on Friday called on U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive more than $1 billion of student loans burdening more than 42,000 veterans who became permanently disabled through their military service
There’s a cheating scandal brewing at the Air Force Academy
Suspicious results on the final exams of some Air Force Academy underclassmen triggered a probe that kicked off Wednesday to determine whether the cadets cheated
New York governor to order free in-state college tuition for Gold Star families
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday said he'll order the state to immediately provide free college tuition to families of military service members killed anywhere in the line of duty
A Texas student says he lost his military scholarship due to Trump’s transgender ban
Map Pesqueira, a 19-year-old from San Antonio, said he was awarded a three-year Reserve Officers' Training Corps, or ROTC, scholarship beginning his sophomore year. But his financial aid is now invalid, he told The Dallas Morning News, under the federal government's new policy that bans many transgender troops from enlisting in the military
‘Abuse, Harassment, Intimidation, And Threats’: A New Complaint Details Weird Times At The National Defense University — Again
If you followed my old Foreign Policy column, you’ll probably remember that I have long been interested in leadership and...
Lawmakers And Veterans To The VA: Shut Up And Pay Up
The VA has a message for veterans: We will absolutely make you whole again. “Each and every post-9/11 GI Bill...