With a commitment to helping military veterans advance their academic careers, SoldierStrong recently announced the 2021 recipients of its annual scholarship program, SoldierScholar.
As part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that President Joe Biden signed into law, Senator Roger Marshall's legislation prevents service members from incurring a dishonorable discharge if they refuse the COVID-19 vaccine.
In a bill signed by President Joe Biden on Dec. 21, veterans will get their full housing stipends even if classes move back online in the spring.
A day before the end of the student loan moratorium, President Joe Biden’s administration announced nearly $12 billion in cancellations, most of them for borrowers who have served in the public or military service.
By extending GI Bill benefits until next summer, Congress guaranteed that student veterans forced into remote classes by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will receive full benefits.
Nearly two dozen veteran students will lose about two-thirds of their housing funds because the California Institute of Arts & Technology (CIAT), where they are enrolled, will no longer be having classes in person.
The THRIVE Act, a veterans benefits law that was approved during the summer, did not explicitly allow GI Bill funding institutions to offer incentives to students from abroad. Industry leaders are seeking “necessary legislative fixes.”
Burch was a combat engineer unit in the Air Force who was 23 when her tour ended. Her goal was to become a doctor with help from the GI Bill. During her downtime, she volunteered at a trauma hospital in Kandahar.
Jackson Haddon faced a decision after he graduated from Capital High in Helena, Mont., in 2015 - he wanted to get a college education without any debt.
A program in The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) programs recently lost GI Bill eligibility due to paperwork errors and poor communication with state authorities.
A law championed by a North Carolina congressman has passed the House of Representatives, ensuring that counseling and mental health help are available to student veterans who may be suffering from their transition out of the military.
Some water sports lovers are choosing to become scuba divers after their military service ends, and they are using their GI Bill benefits to do it. In addition to this, they have the opportunity to choose their passion as their job instead of succumbing to societal pressures.