Robert Bailey, a veterans benefits coordinator for the Biloxi Veterans Hospital, briefs active duty Sailors and retirees on the new Post 9/11 GI Bill at Naval Construction Battalion Center, Gulfport.
Education
How To Transfer Your GI Bill To Your Spouse Or Kids
The Post-9/11 G.I. Bill is the first veterans education program to offer service members the choice to transfer their benefits to dependents.
Lance Cpl. Joseph Robbins and Lance Cpl. Aaron Hardy, Marines with the 8th Communications General Support Battalion, read a college pamphlet during the National Education and Job Fair at the Marston Pavilion aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune April 18.
Education
The Latest Threat To Veterans’ Education Benefits: Covert For-Profits
For-profit institutions are finding new ways to bypass funding regulations, including switching to “nonprofit” status.
Staff Sgt. Brian Gerstemeier, left, food service sergeant, Troop D, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Staff Sgt. Mark Vickery, middle, food service sergeant, Headquarters and Support Company, Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 4th Infantry Division, and Sgt. 1st Class Wayne Sutton, senior food operations sergeant, HSC, HHBN, study for their upcoming quiz and try to put together a menu for the hands-on portion of the culinary accreditation course at the Fort Carson Culinary Academy Oct. 6, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Nathan Thome, 4th Infantry Division PAO)
Education
How Veterans Screw Up College
As veterans, what is leading a big chunk of us down the wrong path? What is it about college that defeats us?
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Education
Make Your Transition A Breeze With These 6 Steps
Six tips for easing your transition out of the military.
U.S. Navy ensign takes the oath of office at the 2011 United States Naval Academy commencement ceremony
Education
How A Liberal Arts Degree Made Me A Better Officer
A naval officer explains why she pursued a liberal arts degree and how it impacts her leadership abilities.
U.S. Army 1st Lt. Lisa Cullen, Contingency Operating Base Basra education officer, talks with Staff Sgt. Edward Ortiz, 1078th Military Police Company, 34th Infantry Division squad leader from Buford, Ga., about the options offered by the Post-9/11 GI Bill Chapter 33.
Education
If You’re Pursuing An Education, Learn From My Mistakes
Veterans should take full advantage of educational programs, but also to do your homework and develop an education plan first.
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Career
My Greatest Life Lessons Came Through Failure
There are those who have not yet experienced failure, and still believe they cannot fail or falter, but it will happen.