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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,...

2014-03-18 23:22:14

The Million Records Project is an initiative by Student Veterans of America (SVA). It is designed to better understand these nontraditional students, including how they achieve in and after college, what programs and services best guide them to success, and what policies help them reach their potential. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 On Monday, March 24, the nation’s leading student veteran organization will release a new study that examines data regarding veterans who have used...

2014-02-11 23:27:34

Up to date news and information reaching MilitaryConnection.com’s military-based audience, resulting in significant and continued growth. Simi Valley, CA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 MilitaryConnection.com is proud to announce that it has reached a social media milestone. Along with sister organization, VAMBOA, the Veterans and Military Business Owners Association, they have over 255,000 combined followers on Twitter. MilitaryConnection.com currently has over 158,000 followers, and VAMBOA...

2013-12-31 16:21:06

Changes taking place will increase troop pay and impact allowances in some areas MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Military.com released their 2014 pay charts and updated allowance information today, giving servicemembers the ability to accurately predict what their pay, cost of living increase and housing allowances will be in the coming year. "Military pay can be confusing to calculate. Pay is augmented by certain allowances for housing, regional cost of living...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.