• Congress Reinstates Tuition Assistance for Military Service Members

    Congress Reinstates Tuition Assistance for Military Service Members

    Active duty military personnel, members of the Army National Guard, and reservists felt the impact of sequester cuts recently when the Army, Marines, Air Force and Coast Guard announced that they would immediately suspend their tuition-assistance programs, which gives soldiersread more…

     
     
  • Memorial Day: Remembering Those Who Served

    Memorial Day: Remembering Those Who Served

      For some, Memorial Day may mean backyard barbeques and visiting the beach for a day, but there is so much more to this holiday which has been around for over 40 years. So this May 28, while you’re relaxingread more…

     
     
  • Could VA Debt Collection Hurt Vets?

    Could VA Debt Collection Hurt Vets?

      A new policy may impact veteran access to education, potentially causing a larger drop-out rate and higher payback debt. This is an important issue all veterans should be aware of because if this new policy is put into effect,read more…

     
     
  • Asian-Pacific Islander Heritage Month

    Asian-Pacific Islander Heritage Month

      In June 1977, Reps. Frank Horton of New York and Norman Y. Mineta of California pushed for a House resolution urging the President of the United States to proclaim the first week of May to be recognized as Asian-Pacificread more…

     
     
  • Military Facts #4

    Military Facts #4

    The “Did You Know?” series is a recurring blog about interesting facts involving the U.S. military and its many components. The purpose is to enlighten and entertain readers with information not readily known.   During the WWII over 56,000 carrierread more…

     
     
  • Captain Paul Chappell: Former Soldier Fights to End War by becoming a Peace Warrior at Home

    Captain Paul Chappell: Former Soldier Fights to End War by becoming a Peace Warrior at Home

    Captain Paul Chappell grew up in Alabama, the son of a half-white, half-African American father and Korean mother. His father was born in 1925, a man who grew up in Virginia under segregation who later served in both the Koreanread more…

     
     
  • Fond Farewells for the Few and the Proud

    Fond Farewells for the Few and the Proud

    Monday marked the date for Camp Pendleton Marines to roll out once again for deployment to Afghanistan. In this mission, Marines will take up command of western forces in the Helmand province – a former military stronghold for Taliban forces,read more…

     
     
  • The ICARE Bowl

    The ICARE Bowl

    It was a day of competition, jersey-wearing and fierce rivalry between two teams who were up for this year’s championship at . . . the ICARE™ Bowl. ICARE™ Bowl is a first of its kind event held by ICDC Collegeread more…

     
     
  • Women Vets in the News: First Female Surgeon General Announced

    Women Vets in the News: First Female Surgeon General Announced

    Female veterans are moving up the ranks, inside the service – and out. Last December, Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho, became the Army’s 43rd Surgeon General. She succeeds Lt. Gen. Eric B. Schoomaker, who retired in January 2012. To obtainread more…

     
     
  • Military Facts #3

    Military Facts #3

    The “Did You Know?” series is a recurring blog about interesting facts involving the U.S. military and its many components. The purpose is to enlighten and entertain readers with information not readily known. The youngest U.S. serviceman was 12-year-old Calvinread more…