The many educational benefits available to veterans

Veteran's educational benefits

In addition to the many other benefits that veterans are entitled to, they also have access to a wide variety of educational benefits. These benefits can help veterans get the education and training they need to start new careers or continue their current ones. In this blog post, we will discuss some of the most common educational benefits available to veterans. We will also provide links to resources where you can learn more about each benefit. Veteran’s educational benefits The GI Bill® is the most well-known educational benefit available to veterans. It provides assistance for tuition, fees, housing, and other…

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How To Start A Career After Your Term Of Service Ends?

How To Start A Career After Your Term Of Service Ends

Are you looking for a career change? Do you want to start working after your term of service is up? If so, you’re in luck! In this blog post, we will discuss some tips that will help you get started in your new career. We’ll talk about how to identify your skills and strengths, how to network with professionals in your field, and how to find job opportunities. So whether you’re just starting out or you’re already well on your way, read on for helpful advice on starting your career after military service! Read More: What Are VA Education And…

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The Case For Returning To Education After Serving In The Military

Serving in the Military

The military can be a great career, but it also comes with many challenges. After serving for so long, returning to the civilian world is not always easy. Many veterans find themselves unemployed or underemployed, and this can lead to low self-esteem and depression. Returning to school is one way to increase your chances of success in the civilian workforce. This article discusses how returning to education after service has benefits that go beyond just employment prospects! The benefits of returning to education after service There are a number of benefits for veterans who return to education once they leave…

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Am I eligible for VA approved funding in 2021?

VA Education Benefits

The rules for VA Approved Education Funding have changed slightly for 2021, so if you’re thinking of joining us here at NCC to start a new career after your service, here is a rundown of the rules around eligibility.  Am I Eligible for Education Benefits? According to the VA, You may be eligible for VA education benefits (Chapter 35 benefits) if you’re the child or spouse of a service member and one of the descriptions listed below is true of the service member. One of these must be true. The service member: Died in the line of duty after September…

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Why you should go back into education after service

Back Into Education After Service

Every military veteran returning from service has given tremendously to the country. Nonetheless, it can be difficult to transition to being home.  Perhaps you joined the forces immediately after high school or college, and it can seem like the only career you know is serving in the armed forces.  The truth is that there are endless opportunities, everything from an art and design career to engineering. And one of the best ways to access these opportunities is by going back to school.  Here are a few reasons why you should consider returning to school after service. A Degree Helps Your…

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The Benefits of Vocational Training

Benefits of Vocational Training

Vocational training provides you with a focused set of skills and knowledge needed to perform a particular job. It might be the administrative skills need to be successful as a business administrative assistant or the legal skills needed to become a paralegal. Regardless of what you’re training for, there some huge benefits associated with vocational training, and today we’ll be discussing some of them. Benefits of Vocational Training Focus on Your Career A standard four-year college degree is generally composed of specialized training combined with general education courses and electives that may not have any application to your chosen career. …

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Senate asked to help Military spouses in the Dental field

Military Spouses

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 the effect…

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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. How to Use COOL to Set up for a Civilian Career? What Is the Army Credentialing Opportunities Online? With the move…

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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 lessons online…

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History of the US Army Medical Administrative Corps

military health care

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 that the…

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