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Senate Asked to Help Military Spouses in the Dental Field

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In November this year, Senator Mike Lee, R-Utah introduced the Military Spouse Licensing Relief Act of 2020. The act would allow military spouses with valid professional licenses in one state reciprocity in the state where their spouse is currently serving on military orders.   This a hugely important step for those military spouses whose ability to work in the state where their partner stationed is restricted by the fact that their professional licenses might not be valid across all states.   In this article, we’ll be looking at the provisions of the Military Spouse Licensing Relief Act of 2020 and..


How to Use COOL to Set up for a Civilian Career

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In 2019, the U.S. Army moved from a seniority-based promotion system to a merit-based system via an overhaul of its centralized promotion board. As part of that overhaul, the Army Credentialing Opportunities Online (COOL) was put in place to help soldiers find the right course for their needs.   In today’s article, we’ll be looking at what COOL is, what it does, and how it can help to set you up for a civilian career when you leave the service. What Is the Army Credentialing Opportunities Online? With the move to a merit-based system, the U.S. Army looked to reward..


Studying Online With Northwest Career College

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With the current social-distancing rules in place, it might seem like your plan to enroll at Northwest Career College, and therefore your plans to train for your new career will need to put on hold.   Thankfully this isn’t the case. As part of our student-focussed policy, we’ve put in place measures to make sure our teaching methods for the vast majority of our courses are as flexible as possible.   We understand that our potential new students have other responsibilities, such as jobs and families to look after. That is why we offer our students the ability to join our..


History of the US Army Medical Administrative Corps

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The story of the U.S. Army Medical Service Corps starts with the Revolutionary War apothecaries and officers of the Civil War Ambulance Corps. These early solutions to the medical necessities evolved into the World War I Sanitary Corps which was established on June 30, 1917.   This corps of army medical officers would need to rapidly expand to nearly 3,000 members during the war and mostly covered the variety of administrative, technical and scientific duties that were required, but has previously taken the actual physicians away from their medical duties.    The lessons of World War I highlighted the fact..


Can VA Approved Funding Help Me Go Back to School?

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In order to help veterans leaving the armed forces to get the best chance at reintegrating back into society and pursuing a rewarding career outside of the military, the Federal Government provides funding for veterans returning to education.   So, if you have recently left the military and are looking to start your training for another career path, we’ve put together a guide to the resources you can use to get yourself the education you deserve. What is VA Approved Funding? Veterans Association, or VA, benefits are a range of financial programs aimed at providing, among other things, educational and..