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Veterans and the military:  Serving those who have served

Members of the active duty military and veterans of our armed services deserve respect and support.

Virginia’s Community Colleges are dedicated to providing those who serve with the opportunity to access the resources and training they need to succeed at home.

Veterans’ affairs offices at each community college are an important resource for veterans, active duty military and their families (see list, right).

Organizations such as GI Jobs and Military Advanced Education (MAE), which provide annual rankings for the most military-friendly colleges, increasingly give Virginia’s Community Colleges a thumbs up.

Other links you may find useful include:

Veterans Information

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs – the federal agency responsible for all veterans’ affairs

GI Bill – find out about post-9/11 GI Bill benefits plus all previous educational benefit programs

Virginia Department of Veterans Services- the state agency charged with helping veterans and their families obtain their benefits.

 Active Duty Military Information

U.S. Army – Main Site

GoArmyEd – a gateway for active duty soldiers to request Tuition Assistance (TA) online, anytime for classroom, distance learning, and eArmyU online courses.

U.S. Marines – Main Site

U.S. Air Force – Main Site

U.S. Navy – Main Site

U.S. Coast Guard – Main Site

Military OneSource is provided by the Department of Defense at no cost to active duty, Guard and Reserve (regardless of activation status) and their families.

MyCAA (military spouse career advancement account) is targeted for eligible military spouses to receive financial assistance to help pay for licenses, certifications and education in high growth, high demand portable career fields.