New education benefits offered to Civilian Marines Feb 16, 2007
Created in 1995 by Headquarters Marine Corps, the Civilian Leadership Development Program gives Civilian Marines the opportunity to learn leadership skills and develop other traits that could make them more competitive for promotions and career advancement.
CLEP tests are free, quick way to kick-start your degree Feb 9, 2007
Active duty and family members enrolled in classes on base are eligible for the tests. They are offered free on-base for active duty service members and $120 for military spouses and dependents.
MGI Bill offers free education to Marines Jul 21, 2006
The Montgomery General Issue Bill has been in affect for more than 60 years now and there is a good reason for that … it provides free education!
Guardian Sailors Get Degrees Through NCPACE Jul 8, 2006
Years of educational hard work and dedication culminated June 30 at a ceremony held at Fleet Activities Sasebo (CFAS) for graduates of the Navy College Program for Afloat Education (NCPACE). All those who were part of the ceremony earned associate’s degrees.
Sailors Have Help with College Options Jul 8, 2006
Sailors wanting to further their education can find out about the many options they have by talking to an education counselor at a Navy college office.
Spouses overseas get funding to pursue degrees Jun 26, 2006
Diane Rhinehart is ready to compete in the job market once she and her active-duty husband return to the United States next summer. During her stay here, the mother of four has completed her master's degree in education from the University of Phoenix with the help of the Air Force.
Navy Raises Tuition Assistance Limits for Sailors Jun 21, 2006
To assist Sailors in their pursuit of higher educational goals, as well as certifications and qualifications associated with their Navy career field, the U.S. Navy is raising the limits on Tuition Assistance (TA) available to all active-duty members (officer and enlisted).
Sailors Jumpstart College Degree with Virtual Counseling, SMART Jun 9, 2006
The Navy College Program (NCP) now offers two tools on its Web site designed to guide Sailors and Marines in their quest for college credit for military experience.
Sailors Testing Their Way to College Degrees May 18, 2006
According to the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) and the Navy College Program (NCP), Sailors are enrolling in distance learning education programs in record numbers and reaping the rewards in the form of college degrees.
LEAP allows recruits to attend civilian nursing schools Mar 13, 2006
LEAP is a new AFRC initiative that allows individuals entering the 4N0X1 career field the opportunity to attend an approved civilian licensed practical nurse school instead of attending 4N031 technical school. The command pays for tuition, books and other course fees. LEAP students must maintain satisfactory unit participation while attending a one-year school.