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5 Tips for Veterans to Prevent Identity Theft

5 Tips for Veterans to Prevent Identity Theft | Military Concerns | Scoop.it
Not long ago, veterans were considered the most-targeted group by identity thieves in the United...
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Apply for the Superpower Scholarship & Get the Scholarship Details and Deadlines | ScholarshipExperts.com

Apply for the Superpower Scholarship & Get the Scholarship Details and Deadlines | ScholarshipExperts.com | Military Concerns | Scoop.it
If you could swap places with a superhero or villain, who would you pick? Tell ScholarshipExperts in a short essay for a chance to win $2,500 in scholarship money. Apply today!
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ENTER TO WIN OUR EXCLUSIVE COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP* GIVEAWAY

ENTER TO WIN OUR EXCLUSIVE COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP* GIVEAWAY | Military Concerns | Scoop.it
eLearners is awarding a $1,000 to two lucky students who are Veterans, Active Duty Servicemembers & spouses. Learn more about eLearners military scholarships eligibility.
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Fifth Third Bank offers job search to veterans, active military, family - Sentinel-Tribune

Fifth Third Bank offers job search to veterans, active military, family - Sentinel-Tribune | Military Concerns | Scoop.it
Fifth Third Bank is supporting veterans, active duty U.S. military, reservists and their family members as part of its commitment to support the communities it serves. A calendar of events is now available by market online at www.53.com/veterans.
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Honor Every Veteran

Honor Every Veteran | Military Concerns | Scoop.it
In truth, of course, no one deserves first-class treatment more than the men and women, like Paula, who have given so much to our country.
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25 colleges to accept nontraditional students' online course credits - Education Dive

25 colleges to accept nontraditional students' online course credits - Education Dive | Military Concerns | Scoop.it
An American Council on Education project has signed up 25 institutions that will accept transfer credits from adult and low-income students who have completed certain online courses.

 

 
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Service Members, Spouses and Veterans Often Need a New Kind of College ... - Roll Call

When the newly elected Congress convenes, it will consider two seemingly unrelated issues: funding a new military involvement in the Middle East and reauthorizing the Higher Education Act, which governs student aid.
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ENTER TO WIN OUR EXCLUSIVE COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP* GIVEAWAY

ENTER TO WIN OUR EXCLUSIVE COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP* GIVEAWAY | Military Concerns | Scoop.it
eLearners is awarding a $1,000 to two lucky students who are Veterans, Active Duty Servicemembers & spouses. Learn more about eLearners military scholarships eligibility.
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The Veteran Asset - TVA

The Veteran Asset - TVA | Military Concerns | Scoop.it
TVA- 501c3 non-profit organization whose mission is helping U.S. military veterans by providing solar photovoltaic training & job placement at no cost to them.
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40 Incorrectly Used Words That Can Make You Look Dumb

While I like to think I know a little about business writing, I still fall into a few word traps. (Not to mention a few cliché traps.)Take the words "who" and "whom." I rarely use "whom" when I
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Veterans Make Great Googlers

Veterans Make Great Googlers | Military Concerns | Scoop.it
Join the many veterans who are continuing to change the world through their work at Google. Take it from us, Google is a great place to be a vet.
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Creating Student Service Member Veteran Organizations - YouTube

Student veteran organizations help their members enact change on their campus, recreate comradery, and assist with adjusting to college life. In this panel s...
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About-Operation Legal Help Ohio | Columbus, OH

About-Operation Legal Help Ohio | Columbus, OH | Military Concerns | Scoop.it
Operation Legal Help Ohio seeks to connect low-income military personnel and veterans to volunteer lawyers at no cost.
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From Service to Student: An Overview of Military Students in Higher Education

From Service to Student: An Overview of Military Students in Higher Education | Military Concerns | Scoop.it
Did you know that the number of military students is rising? There may be a variety of education benefit programs for qualifying Veterans and their families. Learn more about military students.
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$100M for apprenticeship grants available - The Register-Guard

$100M for apprenticeship grants available The Register-Guard Registered Apprenticeships have long been known as one of the best training models for skilled trades (“earn while you learn”), yet the...
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Home Base Iowa program seeks to attract vets - NavyTimes.com

Home Base Iowa program seeks to attract vets - NavyTimes.com | Military Concerns | Scoop.it
For years companies have made special efforts to attract veterans so their businesses can benefit from the training and skills provided by the
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Joliet Junior College offers nursing program for veterans - The Herald-News

Joliet Junior College offers nursing program for veterans - The Herald-News | Military Concerns | Scoop.it
Joliet Junior College offers nursing program for veterans
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Why isn't Ohio doing this especially in light of HB488?

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Thousands Of Vets Are Getting Dishonorably Discharged Because They Have ... - ThinkProgress

Thousands Of Vets Are Getting Dishonorably Discharged Because They Have ... - ThinkProgress | Military Concerns | Scoop.it
Congress is now working on a piece of legislation that would restore their benefits.
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Veterans say legitimate claims routinely denied or ignored

Veterans have come forward with complaints about tactics employed by the Veterans Benefits Administration, which demands that veterans prove their injuries were service-related but can deny claims without proving anything.
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Armed to Farm program offers training for military veterans

Armed to Farm program offers training for military veterans | Military Concerns | Scoop.it
There are about 20 million veterans in the U.S. and in the last few years, there's been growing support for military veterans becoming farmers.
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Ohio Veterans Talent Index vti-ohio-2014.pdf

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HB488 requires Ohio's colleges, universities, and licensing agencies to accept military training, education, and experience.

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