deployment prep

Deployment Prep 101

Preparing for Deployment is always a challenge — no matter if this is your first or fifth time. Circumstances change with each deployment, so be sure you cover your bases before you leave. Starting...

military education

Education While Deployed

by Bennett Leigh These days, there really is no reason for a member of the military, including the National Guard and Reserve, to not get a college education — even if you are deployed while...

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3 Myths About Army ROTC Scholarships

Army ROTC does not automatically pay for college, and signing up does not mean you’re enlisting. By Deborah Ziff, U.S. News and World Report As the enrollment and recruiting officer for Army...

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Preparing For the Air Force Academy

This fall, approximately 1,200 college freshmen will begin their first year at the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA). USAFA is one of the most selective and prestigious colleges in the country...