Benefits Blog

Spotlight on ROTC: What To Expect in Summer Training

  • Summer is just around the corner, and if you are an ROTC cadet, your summer may include one of the required trainings. So what can you expect! Physical and mental challenges, leadership development, team building, and quantum leaps in your skills, just to name a few. Let's take a closer look.

    Leader's Training Course (LTC)

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Put Your Military Experience to Work for Criminal Justice

  • If you have served (or are currently serving) in the Army, chances are your military experience has given you many skills that can be applied to careers in the field of criminal justice. Criminal justice professionals are highly sought after and career opportunities in this field continue to be relatively strong in many markets. For those with military experience, the field of criminal justice can be an exciting and rewarding path to a fulfilling civilian career. And, those seeking degrees in criminal justice can often get course credit for previous military experience.

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Talking to Army Recruiters About Education Benefits

  • If you are considering enlistment in the Army and are also interested in getting money for college, it is very important that you discuss all of the educational benefit options available to you with your Army recruiter. Discussion of potential educational benefits should be high on your priority list if college is on your horizon, but with a little planning and research ahead of time, you will be well prepared to have a thorough and worthwhile discussion that should give you the information you need to make informed choices.

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Becoming an Army Engineer

  • If you have made the wise choice to attend college and are considering your degree options, studies toward becoming an Army engineer may be a great path toward a rewarding and fulfilling career.

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White House Following VA Backlog - Proposes Increased Funding for FY 2014

  • Although the White House says that top officials from every federal agency are already working on the huge VA backlog, they have said that they may also consider a presidential commission to help address the problem. Members of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America delivered a 34,000 signature petition to the White House last month requesting a presidential commission to deal with this issue.

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