Preparation is key for many meaningful activities in life. So why do some service members transition out of the military and conduct civilian job missions without being fully prepared?
By Rebecca Alwine
Alumna, American Military University
With the ability to transfer GI Bill benefits to spouses, often both the spouse and the service member are in school at the same time. With the op tempo slowing down, there is a perceived notion that military life is more stable, dull, and family friendly. It simply isn’t true. Continue Reading
By Ryan Laspina
Senior Specialist, Red Flags and External Reviews at APUS
The government offers a handful of payment options for our servicemen and servicewomen to pursue their education. Learn more about the options made available to you during, or after your military career.
By Marty McKee
Editor, In Military Education
The American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and the House Armed Services Committee worked hard last week to prevent veteran students on the GI Bill from losing some of their basic housing allowances.
Despite all the lobbying, however, the collaboration among organizations and committees accomplished only a temporary fix. Continue Reading
By Matthew C. Peeling
Online education is here to stay and in a big way.
Many critics speak about the credibility of online education. They speak about how online schools are taking advantage of students. They speak about how online universities are degrading the traditional education system.
But the fact is that private for-profit and non-profit online education systems are a rapidly growing industry. Continue Reading