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Hurricane Season: How Military Families are Supplying Guidance on Disaster Resilience

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.   

AMU’s Freedom Grant: Maximize Your Military Education Benefits

Make Change Work for You

By Jackie Hott
Faculty Member at American Military  University

There is change that happens to us and change that we instigate. Either way we have to make the experience work for us. How do we do that? Making change work involves having a purpose, setting priorities, and designing a plan. I like to call this P3: purpose, priority, and plan.

Here’s How Much Extra Pay Military Retirees Are Likely to Get with the COLA Increase

Creating Life in an Online Classroom

By Marty McKee
Editor, In Military Education

If you're a student at American Military University or an alumnus or staff member, you're familiar with online classrooms. If you aren't any of those things, but you're reading this blog, you likely have some sort of interest in or curiosity about online education. You may have the same questions that professor Mark Bowles often receives, like “How can you interact with your students?” and "How can you make your classes interesting and informative?"

AMU’s Freedom Grant: Maximize Your Military Education Benefits

Using Technology to Help Veterans Transition Into College

By Marty McKee
Editor, In Military Education

Making the transition from military life to university life can be difficult for veterans.

Programs have been proposed and/or implemented over the years to help make the transition go smoothly. One tool used by some universities, including American Military University, to great success bears the intimidating name of Fidelis Learning Relationship Management System. Continue Reading

Here’s How Much Extra Pay Military Retirees Are Likely to Get with the COLA Increase

Procrastination: Why Smart Students Fail

By Craig Gilman
Faculty, American Military University

As an instructor with American Military University who teaches a college orientation course specifically designed to ease new or returning students into the habits of success in the classroom, I am often teaching servicemembers who have not been in school for awhile. Many come to the classroom with a long history of achievement in their communities and commands, yet not all survive this introductory 100-level course. Continue Reading

Here’s How Much Extra Pay Military Retirees Are Likely to Get with the COLA Increase

Military Spouses: A Scholarship Is Waiting for You

By Marty McKee
Editor, In Military Education

You’re the spouse of a servicemember, and you’re considering going to college (or going back to college). But how do you pay for it?

As it turns out, there are lots of ways to help pay the freight that won’t come out of your back pocket. Scholarships to help military spouses pay for school are all over the place…that is, if you know where to look. Continue Reading

Earning Your Degree While Serving – An Interview with a Marine Vet