AER offers college aid for military children, spouses Nov 13, 2009
Maj. Gen. James Ursano Scholarship Program, Stateside Spouse Education Assistance Program and the Overseas Spouse Education Assistance Program.
CAB Soldiers seek self-improvement through education Oct 27, 2009
The COB Speicher Education Center is staffed by an education officer, a career counselor and field representatives from the University of Maryland University College and Central Texas College. The center is also outfitted with a fully functioning computer lab and classroom.
Soldiers may not need to repay tuition Oct 15, 2009
In order for a Soldier to be relieved of responsibility in paying back tuition assistance, the request must be approved by an officer, lieutenant colonel or higher, typically the battalion commander or the first lieutenant colonel in the Soldier's chain of command.
Soldiers pursue higher education online Oct 2, 2009
With the help of tuition assistance and online access, Soldiers can continue their academic careers throughout deployment. And that is the choice several studious Soldiers from the 395th have made - after all, the early bird catches the worm!
Army to pay tuition assistance direct to schools Sep 30, 2009
Beginning Oct. 1, active and Reserve Soldiers won't need to put money up front for tuition. Educational institutions listed at www.GoArmyEd.com will receive the tuition money directly from Army Human Resources Command.
New GI Bill Will Heighten Professional Work Force Aug 27, 2009
More college-educated professionals will enter the next generation’s professional work force as a result of the Post-9/11 GI Bill
2009 tuition assistance deadline is Sept. 15 Aug 12, 2009
Active-duty Marines are authorized $4,500 in tuition assistance each fiscal year to put toward earning a degree. The new fiscal year begins Oct. 1, which means Marines can receive up to $4,500 for TA.
Obama Favors Inclusive Approach to GI Bill Benefits Aug 4, 2009
The Post-9/11 GI Bill educational benefit authorizes VA to pay the actual tuition and fees charged by a university, up to the maximum in-state tuition and fees charged by the most expensive public university in the state.
New GI Bill Renews Commitment to Troops, Obama Says Aug 3, 2009
Today’s new GI Bill, Obama said, was implemented “to renew our commitment to ensure that the men and women who wear the uniform of the United States of America get the opportunities that they have earned.”
GI Bill Transferability Set to Begin Jul 31, 2009
With the Post-9/11 GI Bill, servicemembers are eligible for 36 months of educational benefits -- the equivalent of four nine-month academic years. To qualify for the transfer benefit, servicemembers must have six years of service on active duty or in the Selected Reserve on or after Aug. 1 and commit to an additional four years of service.