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Navy to Overhaul its Education System, Create Free Community College for Young Sailors and Marines



by Jennifer McDermott

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The U.S. Navy wants to create a naval community college to provide associate’s degrees to tens of thousands of young sailors and Marines at no cost to them.

The Navy also plans to unify the schools within the existing naval university system, invest in them, and enact new policies to encourage and reward those who pursue professional military and civilian education.

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