Diverse Military
by Monica Levitan

Scottish universities Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) and Edinburgh Napier University (ENU) have partnered with Veterans Scotland to help armed forces veterans find careers and transition to civilian life after their service ends. On Tuesday, Jan. 15, the universities and Veterans Scotland will host an event in Glasgow to show how higher education institutions can support […]

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by Monica Levitan

A small group of Marines and sailors have recently returned from a six-month deployment in Central America that could be the groundwork of a new multinational task force focusing on everything from natural disaster to security responses. Three-hundred Marines and sailors with the Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force – Southern Command were deployed […]

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by Monica Levitan

Roger Williams University (RWU), a private, liberal art university in Bristol, Rhode Island, recently hosted a dinner on campus for Coast Guard members and their families affected by the U.S. government shutdown. The U.S. Coast Guard is the only military branch affected by the government shutdown. The dinner welcomed all active-duty members of the Coast […]

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by Monica Levitan

A new app is going to make it easier for sailors to view portions of their training records without having to use government computers. The beta version of the MyRecord Mobile app that was release last week, gives sailors read-only access to their Electronic Training Jackets through the MyNavy Portal, the Navy’s online, self-service career […]

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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