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Commissary Scholarship Deadline Soon

It’s coming up soon:  the deadline for applications for the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) Scholarships for Military Children program.   This program offers at least…


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Tuition Assistance Changes Benefit Troops

Looking for 2013 Tuition Assistance Cancellation info?  See URGENT Tuition Assistance Update.   The Department of  Defense (DoD) has announced changes to the current military…


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25 June 2011 Weekend Roundup

As always, there is so much good stuff on the internet, it is hard to sift through and read the most relevant pieces.  Here are…



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Tricare Young Adult Program Fees Announced

Today’s Federal Register has published the fees that will be charged for the Tricare Young Adult Program (TYAP).  Effective today, the Tricare Young Adult program…


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Army Emergency Relief Offers Scholarship Programs

Did you know that Army Emergency Relief offers scholarship programs?  They have three different programs:  Dependent Children Scholarships, Overseas Spouse Scholarships, and Stateside Spouse Scholarships….


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Tricare Extends Eligibility to 26

The National Defense Authorization recently signed by the president included provisions that will allow certain Tricare dependents to purchase Tricare coverage that can cover them…


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GI Bill Changes: How Far Will They Go?

With the recent signing of the Post 9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Improvement Act, there has been a tremendous amount of discussion about the changes to…




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New MyCAA Program Reopens

The new MyCAA program reopened yesterday.  I am sure the system is swamped (I can’t find out because I’m no longer eligible.)  If you are…


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18 September 2010 Saturday Roundup

I’ve always wondered how active duty people manage to find the time to get their college degrees.  It seems so overwhelming!  Well, thanks to Ryan…


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30 August 2010 Military Report

From Military.com’s 30 August 2010 Military Report, financial information from around the Armed Forces: Navy Changes Tuition Assistance Beginning Oct. 1, the Navy’s Tuition Assistance…



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Senator Proposes Changing GI Bill

I have always said that the New Post 9/11 GI Bill is too generous and that our country just doesn’t have the money to pay…





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Expanding Tricare? Not So Fast

I’ve heard several questions about the new national health-care overhaul and the expansion of Tricare to cover former dependents who are under 26.  A recent…


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College Kids and Tricare

With college students moving from school to home and back again, it can be hard to make sure that you keep everything properly organized.  Check…