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“Forever” G.I. Bill Signed into Law

by Jennifer G. Williams and Bianca Strzalkowski President Donald Trump today signed into law the “Forever” G.I. Bill, greatly expanding the education benefits for service members and veterans in...

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Do We Need a National Veterans Strategy?

From the perspective of military families, there are more questions than answers when it comes to life after the military. What will my pension look like?  Will I get a job?  What will the VA look...

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PCSing Overseas Ready, Set, Go!

by Janet Farley You and your family are PCSing overseas and you just can’t wait. It’s understandable. There are sure to be exciting and interesting times ahead. That initial euphoria you’re...

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Combat to the Classroom

by Madison Linnihan Going back to college after serving in the military can be a difficult decision to make. There are a lot of different factors to consider. Oftentimes, people don’t know where...

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Navigating Financial Aid

by Andrea Downing Peck For military families with college-age children or transitioning service members returning to school, filling out the Free Federal Application for Student Aid — better known...

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Know Your SLO

by Janet Farley If you and your family PCSed to a new duty station this year, many of the questions you have about your soon-to-be-new home likely are school related. Which school districts are...