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Driver's Licenses From 5 States No Longer Valid at DoD Installations

Department of Defense installations across the U.S. will no longer accept driver’s licenses from five states deemed non-compliant with the REAL ID Act. Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, New Mexico and Washington residents must now show an alternate document such as a passport to gain access to a DoD facility.

Saudi Arabian State Media Urges U.S. To 'Hit Iran Hard' With Punitive Airstrikes

Military Spouses: You May Be Eligible for a MyCAA Scholarship

By Marty McKee
Editor, In Military Education

If you’re the spouse of an active-duty service member in pay grades E1-E5, W1-W2, or O1-O2 or the spouse of an activated Guard or Reserve member within those ranks, you’re eligible to receive funds from the federal government’s Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) program.

But less than 20% of you are using that money. Continue Reading

Military Spouse Unemployment Needs More Creative Solutions

Political Science Students Debate the Impact of Military Base Closings

By Stephen Schwalbe, PhD Special to InMilitaryEducation At American Military University (AMU), political science students and instructors tackle the current issues impacting our nation. For example, students in our Legislatures POLS620 course are exploring Base Closure and Realignment Commission (BRAC) policies. Naturally, this topic sparks strong debate—AMU’s student body largely consists of military and public service professionals.

Should Professors Treat Military Students Differently?