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Military Spouses – Obtaining Your Degree Can Be Done!

By Nora E. Reed
In Military Education, Special Student Contributor

As a military spouse it can be hard at times to separate yourself from the military lifestyle, but I knew when I was younger that I wanted to go to college and have a career. My goal for this blog post is to send a message to all my fellow military spouses that continuing your education is important, and it can be done.

AMU’s Freedom Grant: Maximize Your Military Education Benefits

The Legacy of PTSD and the Value of Veteran Treatment Courts

By Michael Pittaro and John Russ
In Military Education, Special Contributors

Research supports a strong correlation between criminal behavior or risk-taking behavior and those who suffer from TBI and/or PTSD. These disorders can adversely influence a veteran’s ability to control behavior and can lead to impulsivity, disinhibition, anger, and aggression.

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Soldiers are Marching Back to School

By Doug Bradley
Next Avenue Contributor

Across the country, others who have served are also heading back to college in record numbers, taking advantage of exceptional education benefits. The Post-9/11 GI Bill provides up to full tuition, a monthly housing stipend and money for books and supplies to veterans, service members and their families to complete their postsecondary education.

AMU’s Freedom Grant: Maximize Your Military Education Benefits

Understanding Portable Career Options as a Military Spouse

By Helen Driver
Faculty, American Military University

Search for a portable career option that allows you to move to another location without having to completely re-establish yourself. A useful way to locate these sorts of portable careers is to network directly with the other working spouses who are stationed at your location. Military spouses can be found teaching online (either at the college or high school level), working for online accounting firms, engaging in online customer service, editing textbooks, or tutoring students online.

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