New VFW Auxiliary Now Welcomes Men

Untitled Document Historic change reflects today’s military and veteran families KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Today, John A. Biedrzycki Jr., national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) added his official signature to the new congressional charter of its Auxiliary organization in a historical event solidifying the VFW’s commitment to membership equality for all military families. ... More

VFW Shares Concerns with President

WASHINGTON (April 7, 2014) — The national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. met with President Obama in the Oval Office this afternoon and expressed the VFW’s sympathy and support to the Fort Hood, Texas, shooting victims and their families. "The president shares our concern that more has to be done to help prevent similar tragedies from occurring elsewhere," said William A. Thien, who leads ... More

Kaplan University Open Learning Course Recommended for College Credit by American Council on Education

First open course on documenting experiences to receive recommendation DAVENPORT, IA – March 2014 – Kaplan University today announced that the American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for the Documenting Your Experiences for College Credit course. ACE, the major coordinating body for all the nation’s higher education institution ... More

Exmed Offers Medicine in Remote Areas (MIRA) Educational Courses

The Medicine in Remote Area Course (MIRA) has been developed to provide students who already have some experience in Pre-Hospital Care with the added skills and knowledge to be able to deal with a casualty in a remote environment. The course focuses on stabilization of the injured through to the knowledge and skills required for prolonged field care. The MIRA course is certified by the Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care, Royal Co ... More

Our Family for Families First Foundation Changes Its Name to Corvias Foundation

Expands nationally-recognized mission to increase access to education for military families and college students East Greenwich, R.I. ) – Our Family for Families First, an award-winning private, charitable foundation committed to supporting the pursuit of higher education, announced today that it has been renamed the Corvias Foundation to reflect its affiliation with the Corvias Group family of companies. Founded in 2006 as ... More

U.S Employers Look to Add Top Talent by Recruiting Veterans in the 9/11 Virtual Career Fair

PR Newswire PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Veteran Recruiting Services, the recognized leader of virtual career fairs for the military community, and many of the country's most military friendly employers will host the 9/11 Virtual Career Fair for servicemembers, veterans, and military spouses. The virtual career fair will take place on September 11th from 1-4 PM ESTat http://www ... More

OSD Medal for Valor Presented to PFPA Officer

Story by Heather Paynter, Photos by Shannon Giles The Medal for Valor was presented to a Pentagon Force Protection Agency police officer today during a ceremony in the Pentagon Hall of Heroes. Officer Alex Thomas received the medal surrounded by friends and family members. “It is a blessing,” he said. “I did what I was trained to do, what I was born to do.” On Aug. 12, 2011, Thomas observed a figh ... More

University of Phoenix, Wounded Warrior Project To Help Empower Injured

University awards three full-tuition scholarships to eligible Wounded Warrior Project alumni, spouses and primary caregivers PHOENIX, Ariz. - According to the Department of Defense, nearly 50,000 active duty service members have been wounded in action as a result of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation New Dawn.1As a result, University of Phoenix® and Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP), a ... More

Harrison College named 'Military Friendly School' by G.I. Jobs

Harrison College earns title for fourth consecutive year INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - G.I. Jobs, the premier magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has awarded Harrison College the designation of "Military Friendly School" for the fourth consecutive year. The 2013 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America ... More