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2014-10-13 12:24:20

GEORGETOWN, Texas, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When you get a haircut at one of the more than 1,200 Sport Clips across the country, you can "help a hero" at the same time by donating to the company's Help A Hero program now through November 11, Veterans Day. Over the next four weeks, Sport Clips' locations nationwide will have a collective goal of raising $600,000 for their annual fundraising program that provides scholarship money to veterans. Since 2007, the company has partnered...

2014-08-29 23:08:03

The VA's new version of the GI Bill Comparison Tool makes it easier for veterans and their family members to estimate their GI Bill benefits and learn more on approved colleges and universities. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 The Disabled Veterans National Foundation, a nonprofit veterans service organization that provides critically needed support to disabled and at-risk veterans who leave the military wounded—physically or psychologically—after defending our safety and our freedom, is...

2014-08-27 23:02:22

Military personnel and their spouses will have the opportunity to learn about online career training and special military tuition assistance programs available through World Education.net and its partner OU Outreach at the upcoming Oklahoma City All Veterans Career Fair. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 World Education.net is pleased to announce that it will be among the exhibitors at the upcoming Oklahoma City All Veterans Job Fair. The event is a joint production of the DAV and RecruitMilitary,...

2014-07-31 23:11:36

World Education.net announces that its Strategic Account Manager Connie Smith will provide one-on-one counseling to students at the upcoming SDSU Military Open House on August 8. Arlington, TX (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 World Education.net Strategic Account Manager Connie Smith will be attending San Diego State University’s upcoming Veterans and Military Open House, being held on August 8 on the SDSU campus. The event, being sponsored by the University’s College of Extended Studies, will...

2014-07-28 23:06:54

Nearly half of recent veterans who use the GI Bill for post-secondary education fail to obtain a diploma or certificate within 10 years. Uninformed choices of college majors are a chief culprit, says The Resume Place. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 It’s a hard truth: Nearly half of recent veterans who use their GI Bill benefits to further their post-secondary education are failing to obtain a diploma or certificate within a decade, says a study released this year. And according to...

2014-06-20 20:20:50

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees today sent letters to lawmakers working out differences between Senate and House VA health care bills urging their support to provide needed resources to improve staffing at the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) medical centers. AFGE supports the Senate version of H.R. 3230, the Veterans' Access to Care Act of 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131120/MM21150LOGO In the...

2014-06-09 23:11:02

Maine career school has long history of successfully training those who served. Scarborough, ME (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 As a Veteran’s Administration (VA) GI Bill approved career school with programs in the medical, IT, HVAC/R and Commercial Driving , Northeast Technical Institute (NTI) employs many instructors who can relate to and help support students with current or past military service. NTI’s staff and instructors understand the special circumstances and needs of veterans. In...

2014-05-01 23:16:33

Military focused website helps spread the word about the world’s leading and longest-running conference on combat stress. Simi Valley, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 MilitaryConnection.com, known as the “Go To Site” for resources and information for active duty military, Veterans, and their family members, is pleased to announce the media sponsorship of the 21st Annual International Military & Civilian Combat Stress Conference. This annual multi-disciplinary event brings civilian and...

2014-03-26 23:03:27

An estimated 200 newly returning Veterans will attend the VA Maryland Health Care System’s 2014 Welcome Home Information and Job Fair, which is being held on Saturday, April 5, 2014, on the Essex Campus of the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) in the Community Center Building, 7201 Rossville Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21237. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 For Aliyah Hunter, 32, an Army Veteran who had been deployed to Iraq, returning home proved to be less smooth...

2014-03-24 23:25:17

Student Veterans of America: First-time study of veterans’ education benefits shows progress, challenges for these nontraditional students. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 A Student Veterans of America (SVA) report combining data on U.S. college degree attainment with information on veterans who have used Montgomery and Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits shows that 51.7 percent have received a postsecondary degree or certificate, a completion rate similar to traditional college students,...


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