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Blackwell: Not All For-Profit Colleges Are Created the Same

American Military University is on Ken Blackwell's mind.

Ken Blackwell is the former Cincinnati mayor and Ohio Secretary of State who ran unsuccessfully for governor of Ohio in 2006. In this article for The Daily Caller, he compliments AMU for its record in helping military veterans continue their higher learning to help them prepare for professional life after they leave the service.

Veterans Deserve The Choice Of Quality Higher Education, Including For-Profit AMU

Military Spouses: Achieving Online Education Success

Former U.S. Representative Reyes: Preserve the Good For-Profit Schools

Silvestre Reyes, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1997 to 2013 representing Texas's 16th district, writes in this blog post for The Hill that Congress should not be eager to throw the baby out with the bathwater, so to speak, when it comes to for-profit universities.

Reyes, a U.S. Army veteran who was wounded in the Vietnam War, believes that access to good for-profit schools, such as American Military University, is a benefit to current and former military personnel looking to expand their education:

Ensure Opportunity for Military and Veterans to Attend Top-Tier For-Profit Schools

Military Spouses: Achieving Online Education Success

How You Can Prepare for an Unintended School Absence

By Craig Gilman
Faculty member with American Military University

Sometimes… life happens. It doesn’t matter how well or how far in advance you plan, some things simply cannot be anticipated. While this is true for anyone, for those serving in the military, odds are life will happen sooner, rather than later. Whether you have finally signed up for that first class or are only a couple of classes away from graduation, life simply does not care. However, if you take the right attitude and approach, your professors and university should.

Robert Maxwell, Medal of Honor recipient who fell on grenade to save lives, dies at 98