Thursday, January 22, 2015

Military Money for Education


There are many opportunities for armed service personnel and their spouses to get money for career training.  Transportation Training Solutions authored and instructs the ed2go program on Freight Brokering, a qualified program.  http://www.ed2go.com/career/training-programs/freight-broker-training-faqs
 
Below are links and information on education opportunities available to the military and their spouses at no cost.  We hope to be able to serve you in the near future as a thanks for serving us.
Military Information:
At ed2go we pride ourselves in our ability to assist members of the military community in continuing their education. We are here to help you find the appropriate funding programs that are available to you as a military spouse, or a current or former member of our armed services. Below is some information on the various military benefits programs that can help you determine which one you qualify for:

Military Spouse Career Advancement Account (MyCAA)
**Up to $4,000 is available to eligible military spouses!

Spouses of Active duty military members around the world are able to enjoy a $4,000 career education benefit funded through the Department of Defense. There are a variety of training options available and we offer programs in all of the approved fields! We have knowledgeable staff available to assist you with making your career decision, so please contact us.
 
Military Tuition Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement (TA)
**Up to $4,500 is available to eligible current military members!

The Armed Forces offers Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, Guardsman and Reservist a variety of programs to support their education goals. Tuition Assistance covers up to100% for college courses, vocational training, and certificate courses taken during off-duty hours. Each service has its own criteria for eligibility, obligated service, application processes and restrictions. Check out your specific branch below.

Army
The Army has launched a new automated tuition assistance project. The TA automation will allow active duty soldiers to request TA and enroll in courses online. This will speed up the enrollment process and minimize wait times at Army Education Centers. Active Duty soldiers are now able to request TA online through GoArmyEd <https://www.goarmyed.com/public/public_tuition_assistance_policies.aspx> .

Air Force
You must apply for Tuition Assistance online using the Air Force Virtual Education Center. This must be done through the Air Force PortalThere are six steps to completing the AFVEC online TA process <http://www.military.com/education/money-for-school/the-air-forces-virtual-education-center-online-ta-request.html> .

Navy
Please check with your command first. Certificate program are not normally covered by TA.

Receive educational counseling from your Navy College Office in person, by phone or e-mail. Determine which courses will be requested for TA funding. Complete a TA Application form with your Navy College Office, NETPDC 1560, ensuring to list course(s) and fee(s). Receive command approval signature to enroll in the course(s).

Marines
Please check with your command first. Certificate program are not normally covered by TA.

The U.S. Marine Corps Voluntary Education Program provides Service members the opportunity to reach their educational goals. They can complete their high school education, earn an equivalency diploma, improve their academic skills or level of literacy, and enroll in vocational and technical schools.

Marine & Family Programs Division
Education and Career Services
3280 Russell Road
Quantico, VA 22134-5103

Phone: (703) 784-9550
DSN: 278-9501
The Montgomery GI Bill (GI Bill) & Transfer GI Bill for Military Dependents (TEB)
The GI Bill has several associated chapters that apply to the various benefit eligible groups. We have detailed chapters 30 (Veteran before 2001), 32 (Veteran before 1985), 33 (Veteran after 2001), and the TEB on this page <http://www.ed2go.com/career/military-information-veterans> .

Guardsmen and Reservist chapters 1606 and 1607 information may be found here <http://www.ed2go.com/career/military-information-reservist> .
 

We thank all our military for their service.  We are honored to be able to train many military in this new career.  To sign up for freight broker training click here:  http://www.ed2go.com/career/training-programs/freight-broker-training-faqs  or call Ed2Go at 877-221-5151 to chat.

Moving forward,

Jeff Roach, President

Brooke Transportation Training Solutions
Phone 214-206-1169
Fax  469-327-2712
jroach@transportationtraining.com
www.brooketraining.com

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