The increasing pressure put on service members to acquire a civilian education and complete their degrees leads more and more active-duty service members to increase their course loads.
By Rebecca Alwine
Alumna, American Military University
With the ability to transfer GI Bill benefits to spouses, often both the spouse and the service member are in school at the same time. With the op tempo slowing down, there is a perceived notion that military life is more stable, dull, and family friendly. It simply isn’t true. Continue Reading
While visiting one of our favorite Facebook pages, Support Tattooed Military, we stumbled across this picture. We have to admit, this one hit us all right in the feels.
“Non military families will never truly understand the struggle of a deployment… Her dad was K.I.A. 5 years ago and a few months ago she found this post card from when she was a child. Continue Reading
By Dr. Chris Reynolds, CEM, MEMS, Lt.Col, USAF (Ret)
Special Contributor, American Military University
Military families can help all families in the community to be self-sufficient for at least 72 hours, which means having safe shelter, basic first aid supplies, non-perishable food, clean water, and sanitation. Our military families possess the necessary skills to help their neighbors prepare.
By Ryan Laspina
Senior Specialist, Red Flags and External Reviews at APUS
The government offers a handful of payment options for our servicemen and servicewomen to pursue their education. Learn more about the options made available to you during, or after your military career.