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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

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Blackwell: Not All For-Profit Colleges Are Created the Same

American Military University is on Ken Blackwell's mind.

Ken Blackwell is the former Cincinnati mayor and Ohio Secretary of State who ran unsuccessfully for governor of Ohio in 2006. In this article for The Daily Caller, he compliments AMU for its record in helping military veterans continue their higher learning to help them prepare for professional life after they leave the service.

Veterans Deserve The Choice Of Quality Higher Education, Including For-Profit AMU

How Should Military Retirees Negotiate Salary? Three Experts Weigh In

Former U.S. Representative Reyes: Preserve the Good For-Profit Schools

Silvestre Reyes, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1997 to 2013 representing Texas's 16th district, writes in this blog post for The Hill that Congress should not be eager to throw the baby out with the bathwater, so to speak, when it comes to for-profit universities.

Reyes, a U.S. Army veteran who was wounded in the Vietnam War, believes that access to good for-profit schools, such as American Military University, is a benefit to current and former military personnel looking to expand their education:

Ensure Opportunity for Military and Veterans to Attend Top-Tier For-Profit Schools

How Should Military Retirees Negotiate Salary? Three Experts Weigh In

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.

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Which General Education Mathematics Course Should I Take?

By Bill Owen
Program Director for Mathematics, American Public University
Special to InMilitaryEducation.com

Why is the mathematics course selection so difficult?

That’s a tough question for every new student in any university. It’s difficult because every student brings a different background and experience with mathematics.

For example:

  • Some students didn’t take many math courses in high school so they don’t have the proper foundation once at the college level.
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Robert Maxwell, Medal of Honor recipient who fell on grenade to save lives, dies at 98