Education

A grade that a Soldier receives in a course, or failure to heed new tuition assistance rules, could mean paying back money or receiving no tuition assistance for courses that start on or after Sept. 5, 2014.  U.S. Army photo

New changes affect soldier's tuition assistance

Education
July 28, 2014

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (July 24, 2014) -- A grade that a Soldier receives in a course, or failure to heed new tuition assistance rules, could mean paying back money or no tuition assistance for courses that start on or after Sept. 5.

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Officials discuss education, careers for military children

Education
August 01, 2014

July 31, 2014 – Creating better education standards is key to preparing military children for college and future careers, the U.S. government’s top education official and the National Guard Bureau’s chief said yesterday.

“We want to empower...

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Changes in the Transition Assistance Program

Education
July 29, 2014

There have been extensive changes in the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) for those Servicemembers leaving the military.  Gone are ‘death by PowerPoint’ presentations.  In its place is an interagency (Department of Defense (DoD), Department of...

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Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, sings a song at the Military Child Education Coalition's annual training seminar in Washington with six children selected for their work with the organization, July 29, 2014. The coalition works with national experts in child development, education and health to support military children. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton)

Dempseys Open Military Child Education Coalition Seminar

Education
July 30, 2014

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 – Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and his wife, Deanie, opened the Military Child Education Coalition’s 16th annual national training seminar here today with a panel of six high-...

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