Diverse Military
by Annie Nova

The U.S. Department of Education continues to seek repayment on more than $1 billion in federal student loans from tens of thousands of severely disabled veterans who have been deemed unable to work and are eligible for student loan forgiveness. The news comes out of a Freedom of Information Act request filed by Veterans Education […]

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by Sarah Gibson

Southern New Hampshire University is partnering with Walgreens to expand higher education for veterans. SNHU and Walgreens will work together to help up to 5,000 U.S. veterans who work at Walgreens earn discounted masters or bachelor’s degrees from the school. David Coyner is Vice President of Sales for SNHU Workforce Partnerships. He says Walgreens approached […]

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by Karen Pearlman

Two grants will allow the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District to expand services and outreach to the schools’ nearly 1,700 veterans and their dependents. Both Grossmont and Cuyamaca have each secured $200,000 in state grants from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office to help vets. In addition, both colleges have plans in place to nearly triple […]

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by Natalie Gross

Service members already use credit-by-exam tests as a shortcut to a college degree. Soon, the tests could function as a shortcut to college admissions, as well. Starting as soon as January, the College Level Examination Program test, or CLEP, will allow troops the option to share their test results with participating schools, as well as […]

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Aviation Industry 

by Matthew Mishrikey

In a few milliseconds, electrical arcing in aircraft wiring can release thousands of joules of energy. This is enough to ignite wire insulation, pierce hydraulic lines, and compromise critical flight-control subsystems. The aviation industry urgently needs reliable arc-fault detection and mitigation measures. Going on decades now, academic and commercial research on the subject continues because […]

Debt management

by Benjamin Krause

The VA Debt Management Center just announced it reduced call wait times by over 75 percent while also increasing calls taken by 40 percent from 2016 to 2018. As part of the agency’s veteran-focused initiatives, they agency reduced call wait times from 21 minutes in 2016 to under 5 minutes during 2018. The initiatives include […]

Vets’ Education

The Military Times just released its, “Best Schools for Vets” rankings. Rankings were determined after hundreds of schools were reviewed on issues that vets say are most important to them, including great academics and a strong veteran culture. Read more