Category Archives: Education

Project Management Institute Scholarship

The Puget Sound Project Management Institute  are generously offering Veterans 1 Project Management Professional (PMP) and 10 Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) Scholarships.  These Certifications are in HIGH demand in the workforce and EVERY Veteran can benefit with these Certifications.

We highly encourage you to pass this onto your fellow Vets. A strong demand for this scholarship will result in more opprtunities across Washington State. So if Renton is too far to travel, be sure to send in an abundance of requests from your area to create demand in your location. This is a National Institute and they have members everywhere.

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President Obama pledges to help ‘the 9/11 generation’ of veterans.

MINNEAPOLIS — President Barack Obama committed on Tuesday to taking care of what he called “the 9/11 generation,” vowing to spare Iraq and Afghanistan veterans’ health, education and employment training programs from Washington’s budget ax.

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New ‘reverse boot camp’ to prepare departing troops for civilian life

Military officials will develop a “reverse boot camp,” with the goal of better preparing servicemembers who are leaving the military for civilian jobs or college classes. The program is part of a host of new initiatives announced by President Barack Obama on Friday to reduce unemployment among veterans.

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Under debt deal, military pay, veterans programs in play for cuts

Military pay raises, funding for veterans health care and the Post-9/11 GI Bill could be sacrificed to new fiscal realities as the result of the deal signed by President Obama on Tuesday to raise the federal debt ceiling, according to the Military Officers Association and veterans groups. The law requires the federal budget be cut $2.1 trillion over 10 years.

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Back to School, A Roundup of Changes to the Post 9/11 GI Bill

Since a revision of the Post-9/11 GI Bill was signed into law at the beginning of the year, we have made it a priority to explain the changes that could significantly impact students either attending school or about to start this fall. This week, many of those changes are being implemented, and it’s important that students understand how their benefits might be affected.

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