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The "Other" ACE Guide: The National Guide

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You know how valuable the ACE Guide is for servicemembers, but did you know that ACE's other guide, the ACE National Guide to College Credit for Workforce Training (http://www.acenet.edu/credit/) contains college credit recommendations for formal courses that can also be used by Servicemembers toward their academic degree programs? Organizations such as the AMC Logistics Leadership Center, American Society of Military Comptrollers, Federal Av... more

SCAM ALERT: Beware of Test Prep Scams

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Before you invest hundreds or thousands of dollars for these preparation programs, beware of the following red flags: Attempts to sell you prep services for many tests at once, with payment up front or on credit.   Credit arrangements with a company other than the one selling you the prep service. Direct sales contact at your home. Promises that you can get college credit without enrolling in college. Book lists that... more

Promotion and Schools Increase Sailors' College Credits

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Submitting an updated Joint Service Transcript (JST) paid big dividends for one Patrol Squadron 30 (VP-30) Sailor, as he completed the requirements for his associate degree Oct. 20. Naval Aircrewman 3rd class Robert Morales-Sanchez, a student at VP-30, was able to finish his program in Industrial Management Technology by using credits added during an update of American Council on Education (ACE) credits for the rank of Airman. Previously, A... more

Proud to Serve Again

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Troops to Teachers (TTT) was established in 1994 as a Department of Defense program. The National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2000 transferred the responsibility for program oversight and funding to the U.S. Department of Education but continued operation by the Department of Defense. The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 provided for the continuation of the TTT Program. The National Defense Authorization Act for FY2013 transferred the... more

Operation Education: Helps Injured Vets Reach Their Goals

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University of Idaho student Tom Prewitt didn't know fear until his Army unit boarded a plane in Germany in January 2002. Cpl. Prewitt's unit was the first Army unit to enter the Afghanistan war zone in January 2002. "We had to load our M16s prior to takeoff, and when we landed, we were told by the Air Force to hurry up and get off their plane," said Prewitt. "That's when the danger of the situation sunk in." A heavy construction equipment op... more

 
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