Military Monday

Do you know what Chapter 35 means as it relates to VA education benefits? This chapter benefit “offers education and training opportunities to eligible dependents of veterans who are permanently and totally disabled due to a service-related condition or of veterans who died while on active duty or as a result of a service-related condition.” http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/survivor_dependent_assistance.asp


Military Monday

Do you know what Chapter 33 means as it relates to VA education benefits? “For approved programs, the Post-9/11 GI Bill provides up to 36 months of education benefits, generally payable for 15 years following your release from active duty. Institutions of higher learning participating in the Yellow Ribbon Program may make additional funds available Continue reading


Military Campus Conversations & Green Zone Training

First, thanks to Frances Davis for allowing me to attend her Campus Affairs meeting.  She and her leadership team were the pilot group for this new initiative – military campus conversations. During this initial campus conversation, I shared the unique needs of our military connected students and how to better respond as an institution.  In Continue reading


Military Monday

Do you know what Chapter 31 means as it relates to VA education benefits? Under this benefit program, “veterans and service members may receive Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) services to help with job training, employment accommodations, resume development, and job seeking skills coaching. Other services may be provided to assist veterans in starting their Continue reading