The settlement was applauded by some education advocacy groups, including Veterans Education Success, which works to help military veterans. Carrie Wofford, the group's president, thanked the FTC for its work.
Navy veteran Zack Baddorf and Marine Corps veteran Russell Midori have launched Military Veterans in Journalism, a professional association designed to help veterans transition into media careers that will provide veterans with a journalism workshop next year.
Senior Casey Odesser says her act, which she described as more performance art than protest, was meant to spark questions about U.S. imperialism and be a reminder of the death associated with U.S. military conflicts, not to disrespect members of the armed services.
A Veterans Day protest in which a student dressed in black placed red-painted latex gloves around a display of small American flags at Yale University has stirred some controversy at the Ivy League school, which has been working to improve its image among military students.
We indoctrinate young men and women into the norms of military culture, but we currently lack a commensurate program to help them reconnect with their deeper identity when they leave, say the authors of this commentary.
If you opt to use the GI Bill at a foreign school, be ready for a long list of challenges, from VA bureaucracy to language and cultural issues to something as simple as finding the right pickles in the supermarket.
For anyone, switching careers is daunting, and for the quarter million military members who leave the military each year, the notion that there are few post-military careers in the civilian world that don’t require carrying a gun and wearing body armor, makes the task even more challenging.