Military Family Education Pocket Guide

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This handy and timely pocket guide is a practical roadmap to the many educational benefits now available to servicemembers, veterans, and their families.

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ISBN 978-157023-323-4
By Ronald L. Krannich, Ph.D., and Trudy S. Woodring
#7669. You and your family may be entitled to thousands of dollars in tax-free education benefits simply because you served your country. As youll discover, its a very generous benefit.
Through a combination of Tuition Assistance (TA) programs, the Montgomery GI Bill, or the new Post-9/11 GI Bill, you and your family could receive over $80,000 in total benefits for acquiring certificates, licenses, and on-the-job training or studying for an associates, bachelors, and masters degree.
Under the Post-9/11 GI Bill, qualifying veterans can now receive full tuition and fees as well as a living stipend and book allowance while studying for a degree.

This practical roadmap to DoD and VA education benefits examines:

  • Military education programs
  • Tuition Assistance
  • The Montgomery GI Bill
  • The Post-9/11 GI Bill
  • Military-friendly schools
  • Distance learning
  • Eligibility and applications
  • Enrollment and payments
  • Transferring benefits to family members
  • Benefits for surviving children
Speaking truth about education, the authors include tips on how to get the best value in education as well as warnings about predatory for-profit education institutions that often prey on service members and veterans. Don’t start using your education benefits without first reading this insightful pocket guide!
64 pages. 3 7/8″ x 4 7/8″. Softcover. June 2011.

THE AUTHORS:  Ronald L. Krannich, Ph.D., is one of Americas leading career transition and travel experts who has authored more than 100 books, including several designed for service members and their families: Military Transition to Civilian Success, The Military-to-Civilian Transition Guide, The Military-to-Civilian Transition Pocket Guide, The Military Spouses Employment Pocket Guide, The Military Spouses Map Through the Maze Pocket Guide, The Military Family Education Pocket Guide, The Military Family Benefits Pocket Guide, and The Military Personal Finance Pocket Guide. A former Peace Corps Volunteer, Fulbright Scholar, and university professor, Ron specializes in developing career, life skills, and education resources for the military and others in transition. Trudy S. Woodring is a U.S. Air Force military spouse who has experienced the many challenges of being married to the military both at home and abroad.


PRICING: Inexpensively priced at $2.95 each, with quantity discounts ranging from 74¢ to $2.65. SPECIALS: 10 copies for $26.55; 25 copies for $62.85; 50 copies for $118.00; 100 copies for $207.00; 500 copies for $960.00; 1,000 copies for $1,770.00; 5,000 copies for $8,100.00; 10,000 copies for $14,800.00; 25,000 copies for $33,250.00; 50,000 copies for $59,000.00; 100,000 copies for $74,000.00.
  • Education Benefits and Performance – 1
    • Identify Your Education Goals and Options
    • Receive Two Major Benefits Simultaneously
    • Discover the Ultimate Freedom
    • An Incredible Benefit You’ve Earned!
    • A Storied History and Firm Commitment
    • Question Performance
    • The Great Equalizer and Accelerator
    • Make Smart Education Choices
  • Education Benefits and Programs – 11
    • MGIB and the Post-9/11 GI Bill
    • Military Education Programs
    • Spouse’s Education Benefits
    • Children’s Education Benefits
  • Tuition Assistance Programs – 24
    • Benefits for Active-Duty Members
    • Reserves and National Guard
    • Air Force Tuition Assistance Program
    • Army Tuition Assistance Program
    • Navy Tuition Assistance Program
    • Marine Corps Tuition Assistance Program
    • Coast Guard Tuition Assistance Program
  • The New Post-9/11 GI Bill – 31
    • Eligibility
    • Basic Requirements
    • Transferring Benefit to Family Members
    • Tuition and Fees
    • Living Stipend
    • Book and Supply Allowance
    • National Guard and Reserves
    • Surviving Children
    • Compare the Two GI Bills
    • Know and/or Estimate Your Benefit
    • Education Programs
    • Applications
    • Enrollment
    • Payments and Responsibilities
    • Changes to the Post-9/11 GI Bill
  • 100+ Military-Friendly Schools – 43
    • Top 25 Military-Friendly Schools
    • Popular Online Schools
    • The DANTES Catalog Recommendations
  • Expectations and Results for You – 49
    • Low Benefit Usage and Success
    • Campus Cultures and Support Programs
    • The Big Question of Value for You
  • Order Form/Resources – 58

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