Tag: veteran education

01 April

All homebuyers have their must-have lists when looking for their perfect home, such as an open floor plan or a spacious master bathroom. But pet owners also need to consider their creatures’ needs when looking for a house. Luckily, more and more builders are taking four-legged companions into account in new construction and neighborhoods. Pet […]

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30 March

“Military transition.” How can such an innocent pair of words be so loaded? As you prepare for your family’s move from military to civilian life, you probably feel like there are 11 million huge decisions to make. Where are you going to live? Do you have a job? How will your family adjust? What about […]

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30 March

Family time is precious to service members and their families, so make the most of it by looking beyond phones and screens for simple activities together. Make family time count and try something as simple as going for a walk together. It will pay off in more ways than one. Take a family walk or […]

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29 March

Like the other military branches, the Army offers its members great opportunities to get a college education. These programs are generally referred to as Voluntary Education or Vol Ed. The Army Continuing Education System (ACES) through its many programs promotes lifelong learning opportunities and sharpens the competitive edge of Army, 2010 and beyond. ACES is […]

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22 March

Military retirement pay is intended to recognize the selfless dedication to a career in the military. While important, calculating Military retirement pay benefits depend on individual circumstances determined by the circumstances below. Those who served in the military (Active Duty, Reserves or Guard), for a typical length of at least 20 years, will receive military retirement pay. This […]

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22 March

The monthly rates for the reserve GI Bill change each October, based on government calculations of higher education costs. You receive different amounts depending on what your “training time” is. If you are taking undergraduate classes your training time is determined as follows: 0-2 hours – 1/4 time 3-5 hours – less than 1/2 time […]

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20 March

If you can’t file your federal tax return by the April 17, 2018 – deadline, then consider filing for an extension. Filing Extensions is more common than you may think. But there are certain things you should know when you request a penalty-free extension for your federal taxes, including what kinds of extensions require you […]

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20 March

Growing up, I knew every teacher in my school either by name or by face. And they all knew me. Every single teacher I ever had was able to access my full academic history from kindergarten through senior year. That’s because I grew up in a small town. Like 110 students in my graduating class […]

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01 March

Sure Start is a Department of Defense Education Activity program for command-sponsored children stationed at overseas installations. If you’re a qualifying military family, it could be a great fit for your child. The program provides: Education services Lunch and snack provisions Health and nutrition services Social and parent-involvement services Dental, medical and developmental screenings Sure […]

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01 March

The Yellow Ribbon Program can help you pay for higher out-of-state, private, or graduate school tuition that the Post-9/11 GI Bill doesn’t cover. Find out if your school is a part of this program. Can I get this benefit? You can get this benefit if: You qualify for the maximum benefit rate under the Post-9/11 […]

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