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Bridging the Military-Civilian Divide

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Matthew Hefti reading from his book "A Hard And Heavy Thing."

   Matthew Hefti: A Hard And Heavy Thing

“Every reading I’ve done people have asked insightful questions and have been genuinely curious about how do we take care…(more)

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   See Me For Who I Am

Go inside an innovative class at UW-Stevens Point​ that is helping returning veterans tell their stories and transition to college…(more)

Who’s really benefiting from the GI Bill?

   Is GI Bill benefiting for-profit colleges instead of helping veterans? | PBS Newshour

How funds from the federal G.I. Bill are flowing to for-profit schools, even though, all too frequently, veterans’ prospects are…(more)

smart bike

   Leave No Veteran Behind Smart Bikes | WUSF

Bringing together veterans’ service organizations to share ideas and create networks was one of the goals of The Patterson Foundation’s…(more)

FRONTLINE Losing Iraq

   FRONTLINE – Losing Iraq

FRONTLINE examines the unfolding chaos in Iraq: What went wrong? How did we get here? And what happens now?

Book, notebook, and calculator in classroom.

   Factors to Consider When Choosing a School: A guide before using the GI Bill

Making informed decisions about how to use your benefits and how they can best meet your needs means doing a…(more)

a family photo of a dad holding his daughter and she is holding elmo. Mom is standing next to daughter and behind her are Sesame Street muppets Elmo and Rosita.

   Sesame Street Resources for Military & Veteran Families

Military families, Sesame Street salutes you and supports you! Talk, Listen, Connect, offers you strategies and resources to help your…(more)

GI Bill Comparison Tool

   GI Bill: Comparison Tool

Use this tool to match college affordability and value to choose the best education program for your needs.

SVA

   SVA – Student Veterans of America

SVA provides military veterans with resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and post-graduation.

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   Post 9/11 GI Bill

Learn more about the Post 9/11 GI Bill education assistance.