Serving in the U.S. military can be both exhilarating and terrifying for military families, particularly if their loved one is sent to an area of combat or into other dangerous situations.
Whether we call it “reskilling” or “upskilling,” the outcome is the same. The process simply takes an existing employee from a declining industry or career field and teaches them the skills required to work in an up-and-coming one. This means the worker is able to improve their career trajectory without the need for lengthy and often expensive education courses at college or universities.
Sean-Michael Green knows the feeling of loss that can come with leaving the military and returning to civilian life.
Up until the Civil War, soldiers were often buried where they fell on the battlefield, a practice that President Lincoln said was no way to treat those who had "borne the battle." In 1862, Congress authorized the purchase of land for the country's first 14 veteran cemeteries. Today, there are 155 national military cemeteries and 119 more state, territory or tribal-operated cemeteries.
Angelo State University has earned national recognition as one of the top veteran-friendly schools in the U.S. for 2021, by both U.S. Veterans Magazine and the MilitaryBenefits.info independent online information guide for military and veteran benefits, according to an ASU press release.
The US Senate unanimously passed the Veterans' Disability Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act, bipartisan legislation that would increase compensation rates for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for the survivors of certain disabled veterans