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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...

2013-11-11 08:25:51

'World-class programs' for servicemembers include associate's and bachelor's degrees offered 100% online TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With its core commitment to educating military personnel and their families, New England College (NEC) once again has been honored as a Military Friendly School, a designation that places it among the top 20% of universities and colleges nationwide in the annual rankings. It is the fifth-consecutive year that NEC has been named to the Military...

2013-11-10 23:03:01

GTECH hosted a special dedication ceremony and ribbon cutting at the new Sierra College Veterans Center to celebrate the lab's official opening on Friday, November 8, 2013. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) November 10, 2013 GTECH, along with area veterans and Sierra College administration, celebrated the opening of a brand new technology center today at the Sierra College Veteran’s Center (SCVC) in Rocklin with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony. The center’s technology was donated by GTECH....

2013-11-07 23:26:49

Philanthropic Campaign Benefits Military Veterans at SPC Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Timothy North, CEO of Clearwater-based AmeriLife®, presented a $21,530 check Wednesday to St. Petersburg College, the majority tagged to benefit military veterans associated with SPC. The money was raised through an AmeriLife corporate headquarters community outreach campaign called College Colors: Cheering for Veterans. For the College Colors campaign, the second annual such project,...

2013-10-11 16:20:50

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Federation of Government Employees National Veterans Affairs Council President Alma Lee today issued the following statement regarding the lockout of Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) employees: "Some of our lawmakers should be ashamed of themselves. They have allowed for the lockout of vital public servants for now 11 days. Added to the hundreds of thousands of employees who have been sent home are 7,000 Veterans...

2013-09-26 23:30:49

New Scholarship and Military Specific Resources Will Help Active Duty Service Members, Veterans and Their Families Complete Their Degrees Online Greenwood Village, Colorado (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 In an effort to best support military students seeking to complete their degree, Colorado State University-Global Campus (CSUGlobal.edu) announced today the launch of Operation EDU. This new initiative features services, resources and a new scholarship program exclusively designed to help...