Air Force Tuition Assistance and distance learning Sep 4, 2007
Airmen are now sent on longer and more frequent deployments, and the stress these tours put on them and their families is often considerable.
Continuing the Legacy: Reagan's son gives back to Sailors aboard namesake ship Aug 24, 2007
Mike Reagan, Son of late President Ronald Reagan and national radio personality, visited downtown San Diego Aug. 20 to announce plans and dates for the Reagan Golf Classic and Legacy Dinner scheduled for Sept. 9 and 10.
America Supports You: Idaho School Launches ‘Operation Education’ Aug 22, 2007
Between physical and fiscal challenges, severely injured servicemembers and spouses who don’t hold college degrees may find earning one a bit daunting. The University of Idaho is working to change that. With a slogan of “You’ve served us; now let us serve you – with a college degree,” the school launched Operation Education in June 2006.
ESG 7 Leads Educational Charge from Top Down Aug 15, 2007
Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 7's senior enlisted leader became the latest of several ESG 7 Sailors to earn a college degree while in the military
New TA regs set new requirements Aug 15, 2007
The Tuition Assistance Program is a key benefit many Sailors use to continue their education. However, some new regulations within the TA program will make sure that only those Sailors with the drive to succeed in the Navy can continue to receive these educational privileges.
AMU Students Part of Select Group of Air Force’s ‘Outstanding Airmen’ Award Winners Aug 2, 2007
Staff Sergeant Matthew Hefti and Master Sergeant Sachiko Jones will be among those honored during the Air & Space Conference in Washington, D.C., in September. Both are studying online at AMU, a distance learning institution that serves more than 20,000 students worldwide.
Whidbey Island Sailors Pursue Higher Education through Tuition Assistance Aug 1, 2007
Sailors stationed at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island (NASWI) seeking higher education attended a Tuition Assistance (TA) Orientation Brief on July 26.
Navy Announces Management Controls for Tuition Assistance, NCPACE Jun 25, 2007
To ensure the best Sailors continue to have access to tuition assistance funding, the Navy has implemented management controls for the Tuition Assistance (TA) program and Navy College Program for Afloat College Education (NCPACE)
Civilian Education System to Enhance Professional Development Apr 25, 2007
During the Army's transformation, civilians have been asked to perform increasingly more tasks previously done by military personnel. To do a good job and perform well, they need the training and education formerly reserved for Soldiers.
Shortest path to degree not always the smartest Feb 27, 2007
Scams range from charging for educational resources that service members can get free of charge to requiring students to sign a contract demanding a minimum course enrollment. Some institutions even promise the academic equivalent to “get rich quick” schemes.