Tuition assistance available for Marines looking for college education Mar 3, 2006
“We’re fortunate that we can take full advantage of the benefits of achieving an associate’s and even a bachelor’s degree free of charge rather than having a $40,000 student loan,” said Dean.
The Cost of Knowledge, Help Paying For College and Army Tuition Assistance Information Feb 1, 2006
EARNING a degree or certificate can be expensive. The Army provides programs to help Soldiers make the payments. They include:
Continuing Education... What’s in It for You? Feb 1, 2006
EARNING a degree? Why bother? Earning a degree takes time and money. Soldiers and veterans can save both with an official transcript from the Army/ American Council on Education Registry Transcript System, or AARTS.
Tuition assistance, discipline assistance Dec 1, 2005
“School is not an easy thing to do, especially when you’ve got to make money in order to survive,” said DeGeuss. “The Marine Corps kind of gives you that option. They take care of you, and at the same time, provide money for school.”
Online process simplifies tuition assistance Nov 16, 2005
Airmen are only a few mouse clicks away from financial support for their college education, thanks to the tuition assistance feature on the Air Force’s virtual education center.
AFRC switches to Web-based education system Oct 25, 2005
Going through the Air Force Portal, and accessing the Virtual Education Center’s Web site – https://afvec.langley.af.mil – saves reservists time and money as they will now be able to perform some tasks previously done by their military personnel flight.
Lifelong Learning Centers are first stop in obtaining higher education Sep 15, 2004
Competition for positions and promotions is stiff in both the military and in the civilian job sector because higher education is no longer “an extra” that’s good enough to put someone ahead -- it’s a standard. Servicemembers on Okinawa have a resource to help them excel academically and stay in the front of the pack.
Some Extended Guardsmen, Reservists May Get GI Bill Boost Jul 7, 2004
The active-duty bill is a program designed for those who enlist in active military service for a period of two-plus years," Douglass noted. "If they only serve two years, they get a lesser benefit than an individual who signs up for three or more years.
GI Bill Still Important 60 Years Later Jun 22, 2004
Passing the GI Bill brought more than 16 million veterans into a peacetime economy. Since it provided education and home ownership opportunities to millions, some dubbed the bill the "Magic Carpet to the Middle Class."
Tuition assistance changes help Marines get on track Dec 19, 2003
After creating a degree plan with their current college, Marines are not obligated to complete their degree at that particular college.