Entries for 'military'

Military Leads the Way to Trained Surgical Technologists

Few outside the surgical technology profession know that surgical technology originated in the military. The advent of World War II and the number of servicemen requiring treatment in field hospitals brought to light the need for specially trained perso...
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The VRAP Path to Higher Education

VRAP, or the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program, can be used toward an Associates Degree, non-college degree or certificate, within certain parameters. To qualify, you must be an unemployed veteran between the ages of 35 and 60…not be part of...
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Prepare for Military Downsizing

Both enlisted personnel and officers hoping to make a career in the military may have to face an unwelcome truth – the downsizing of our military forces.  History has shown us time and time again that the military operates on a cycle. Forces ...
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The Military Education Dilemma: What Happens If I’m Called to Duty?

Everyone wants to get a good education and to be able to have a great career. Those who are serving in the military right now are no different. They lead busy lives, and that means most of the traditional college programs are not going to work well for ...
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Never Abandon Your Goals

Too many people in the military believe that they are not going to be able to continue with their education if they are moving with their spouse every couple of years. With the online technology and programs available today, you can see that this is not...
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How to Keep Learning Abroad

With many educators today, you are going to be able to complete your studies online, and you will be able to do it from anywhere. If you are working toward your degree from your home port of San Diego one week, you can still log on and access your accou...
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Are There Special Education Benefits Available for Military Spouses?

At most educational institutions, military spouses will have access to many or all of the same great classes and tools that active duty and retired military have. In addition,  many schools participate in Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts...
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