United States Military Education and Training Programs
- Air Force Ed Training (67)
- Army Education Training (63)
- Colleges Universities (11)
- G.I. Bill and T.A. (11)
- Navy Education Training (65)
- Prep and Boarding Schools (29)
- Reference Libraries (3)
- USMC Education Training (36)
The Department of Defense (DoD) partnered with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to give enlisted aircraft mechanics in the military the same credentials as their civilian counterparts. Under the new program, military enlisted aircraft mechanics who meet the basic qualifications can receive an FAA A&P (airframes and power plants) license.
Part 8 of What the Recruiter Never Told You, the ultimate guide for joining the military. In part 8, all about education benefits offered by the U.S. Military, such as the Montgomery G.I. Bill, and Tuition Assistance, as well as an overview of attending college while in the military.
Expect to get promotion points for a college degree that requires no class work or tests? Think again, warn Department of Defense education specialists. A diploma mill is a college or university that operates primarily to make money, often offering college credit for life experiences rather than any formal education. As far as the military is concerned, such degrees are worthless.
When you think about the term 'paratroopers,' you probably think about the U.S. Army. And, the Army does have more paratroopers than any of the other services. However, all of the services have troops who are trained to jump out of perfectly good aircraft, and all of those troops go through the same training at the Army's Airborne School.
The Perfect University
The perfect university has high academic standards, moral discipline, free tuition, free meals, and free room and board. Impossible? Nope. The United Statres Military Service Academies fit the bill perfectly.
Transforming the Way the Military Trains
The joint force is now a reality, and the American military must train as it fights. To that end, the Department of Defense is transforming the way the services train.
Military personnel who have been deployed or mobilized are not required to make student loan payments during their absences. Federal regulations require lenders to postpone the student loan program payments of active duty military personnel. This applies to members of the Guard and Reserves who have been called to active duty.
Armed Forces Medical School
Attend Medical School in exchange for a seven year active duty commitment.
College Degree Plan
Information on earning you degree while on active duty, in a minimal amount of time, from somebody that has done it.
College Credits for Military Courses
ACE Guide reccomended credits for military courses.
Information about using DANTES for college credits.
The Defense Information School
Public Affairs/Media/Journalism training for members of the military and DOD.
The Defense Language Institute
The "Unofficial Student's Guide to the Defense Language Institute" contains lots of detailed information about this joint-service school that the military uses to teach foreign languages.
GI Bill Colleges
GI Bill Colleges offers a wide selection of online degree programs from the best colleges around. GI Bill also offers a large selection of online education articles written with military, active duty, and former, in mind.
Scholarships and Tuition Programs
Information on the G.I. Bill, and other scholarship programs available to military members and military family members.
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
4 Year Academy which graduates officers for the U.S. Merchant Marines
VA Education Benefits
Education Benefits (including the G.I. Bill) provided by the Veterans Administration.
New 2012-13 Montgomery GI Bill Rates
New 2012-2013 Montgomery GI Bill Rates have been announced by the Department of Veterans Affairs. This article also includes some helpful educational programs which are managed by the VA.