Diverse Military

The University of Missouri Law School provides free legal advice to veterans in receiving benefits. Community Engagement Specialist in Community and Economic Development Meridith Berry says the help is available to any veteran having difficulties with their veteran benefits. Read more

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by Jeff Horseman

Rep. Mark Takano’s experience with veterans started before he reached Capitol Hill. His great uncles served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, a U.S. Army unit of Japanese Americans who fought in World War II. They served even as their loved ones, including Takano’s grandparents and parents, were held in internment camps in the United […]

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by Jimmy Potts

Ranger College administrators awarded Brownwood veteran Jeffery Allen Phillips, who graduated with honors Friday night, with a special recognition for inspiring fellow students and staff members. Ranger College President William Campion called Phillips a personal hero while honoring Phillips in front of hundreds inside the Coggin Avenue Baptist Church. Read more

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by The Associated Press

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A newly formed group at Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama is aiming to improve the education options for military families. The Montgomery Advertiser reports the group plans to tackle a variety of topics. Among them: Increasing attendance at the on-base school; a streamlined application process for Montgomery’s magnet schools; and more […]

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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