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Study of Military Suicides Finds No Tie to Deployment

By Dave Philipps
International New York Times

The findings were the latest in a series of studies prompted by a military suicide rate that has nearly doubled since 2005. The largest study to date of a rising suicide rate among military personnel, published Wednesday in The Journal of the American Medical Association, found no connection between suicide and deployment overseas in support of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Maximizing Military Education Benefits: An Insider’s View

What Being a Navy SEAL Sniper Taught Me About Good Business

By Brandon Webb
Contributor, Entrepreneurs Organization from Forbes

I spent over a decade as a Navy SEAL. I was deployed five times to not very pleasant countries, I was in Afghanistan in 2001 when my first child was born, and finished up my last tour as the head instructor for the U.S. Navy SEAL sniper program, one of the best sniper courses in the world. I gave up my career early to spend more time with my kids and to pursue entrepreneurship.

Maximizing Military Education Benefits: An Insider’s View

Using Technology to Help Veterans Transition Into College

By Marty McKee
Editor, In Military Education

Making the transition from military life to university life can be difficult for veterans.

Programs have been proposed and/or implemented over the years to help make the transition go smoothly. One tool used by some universities, including American Military University, to great success bears the intimidating name of Fidelis Learning Relationship Management System. Continue Reading

Earning Your Degree While Serving – An Interview with a Marine Vet

4 Steps to Attacking Your Job Hunt Like a Sniper

By Aaron Saari
Special to In Military Education – Military1.com

Chris Kyle didn’t become “America’s Most Lethal Sniper” by firing thousands of rounds haphazardly from a machine gun. Like all snipers, he put an intense amount of thought into every shot he took.

You need to approach your job hunt in the same way. Don’t spew your resume to 100 different companies per day like a machine gunner. Continue Reading

Maximizing Military Education Benefits: An Insider’s View