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The More You Know: Transitioning From Military Life

Kelly Ryan is American Military University’s Midwest Education Coordinator, which means she spends her days working with servicemembers and their families who are making the change from military to civilian life. For some, the transition can be discouraging as they’re faced with new decisions to make and new paths to follow.

As Kelly notes in this informative article for Military Spouse, many of those decisions involve education: where to go to school, what to study, how to sign up, and, of course, how to pay for it. Continue Reading

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John Fry Scholarship Now Expanded to Include Surviving Spouses

By George Vukovich
Director, Veterans Outreach, American Military University

Just this month, a historic event was announced regarding higher education opportunities for surviving spouses of service members who have lost their lives in the line of duty since September 10, 2001. These men and women now have another opportunity at their disposal to complete a program of higher learning. Continue Reading

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Brief Summary of MyCAA

by Bradley Hood Contributor, InMilitaryEducation.com In a previous post I discussed the ability that 9/11 GI bill eligible individuals have to transfer their benefit to a dependent. I have been meaning to discuss other benefits available to military spouses, but have taken a bit of time because I am still new to the world of dependent benefits. Recently my wife and I came across MyCAA, which stands for Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts.

AMU’s Freedom Grant: Maximize Your Military Education Benefits