Know the Students Children from US military families, also known as “blue star kids”, can have a very mobile upbringing. This can make it difficult for them to make friends and get adjusted to a new learning environment. The faculty and students can make transitioning into a new school much easier by getting to know the students and allowing for a few key … [Read more...] about School Plays an Important Role for the Children of US Military Families
Maybe you're looking for a challenge. If so, one of the toughest military schools in the United States may be the perfect choice for you. There are several good choices and they will all present a challenge. However, not every military school can be known as the toughest. When you want to join the military and become one of the best, you should plan on attending one of the … [Read more...] about Which are the Toughest Military Schools?
The program that deals with the Department of Defense Military working dog program is the United States Air Force. Air Force Dog handlers work with their canines to train and detect explosives, or find drugs in a number of different situations. There are over 1300 working Dog handler teams worldwide, and the working dogs from the other services; Army, Navy, and Marine Corps … [Read more...] about Air Force K9 Dog Handler Careers
One of the most common questions in the mind of armed force members is whether they can share their GI Bill benefits with their family members. The situation is very clear now after the transferability rules have been explained clearly by the DOD or Department of Defence in June 2009. Eligibility criteria for armed force members regarding GI Bill benefit transfer Armed … [Read more...] about VA Benefits For Family Members
Ann Brown, a civilian, got nicknamed Machine Gun Annie, for the way she was able to consistently push out rounds in the .50 caliber machine gun she had been given to operate. The graphic designer was almost embarrassed at her ability to shoot so quickly. She was also amazed that the bullets could go as far as 3,000 feet. Brown is among a group of 40 civilians who have … [Read more...] about Civilians Get a Taste of Military Life