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Military History Brings Context to Conflict

By John E. Persinger
Alumnus of American Military University

The military theorist Carl von Clausewitz wrote in his book On War that war is continuation of politics by other means. For the military historian, this means that the issue is more complex than simply reviewing the armies in the field.

Analyzing battles and the armies that fight them are at the core of the study of military history, a discipline that teaches the skills of conducting research to support ideas, as well as the ability to apply neutral, critical thinking to analyze all points of view and influences for a given topic. Continue Reading

5 Reasons Military Spouses Should Apply for MyCAA School Funding

Selecting a Major and Setting Education Goals

by Bradley Hood
Contributor, In Military Education

When you first apply for admission into a university, regardless of whether it is a physical or online school like AMU/APU, making the decision of a major can be tough – and without having a clear major, setting goals for a focused education plan and on time graduation is an even more arduous task than it has to be. Continue Reading

Robert Maxwell, Medal of Honor recipient who fell on grenade to save lives, dies at 98

Making the Decision to Try Online Education

By Bradley Hood Contributor, In Military Education I remember coming back from campus and sitting down with my mother to discuss options for my future education. I had spent the last year at a nearby state college, a way for me to stay close to family and friends. I had not considered what would suit me and my career goals best, and after I enlisted in the Marine Reserves between my Freshman and Sophomore years of college, I knew it was time to reconsider.

Military Spouses: Achieving Online Education Success

Marine Corps Enlisted Commissioning Educational Program

By Bradley Hood Contributor, In Military Education One of the best opportunities open to qualified Active Duty Enlisted Marines with an interest in pursuing a college education and a subsequent commission as an officer is the Marine Corps Enlisted Commissioning Educational Program (MECEP). Along with the Enlisted Commissioning Program (ECP), these two programs form the prior-enlisted options open to Active Marines, although those with an interest exclusively in a commission may attend PLC or the regular 10 week OCC covered in a previous post.

5 Reasons Military Spouses Should Apply for MyCAA School Funding