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Bridging the Military-Civilian Divide

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Who’s really benefiting from the GI Bill?

   Is GI Bill benefiting for-profit colleges instead of helping veterans? | PBS Newshour

How funds from the federal G.I. Bill are flowing to for-profit schools, even though, all too frequently, veterans’ prospects are…(more)

smart bike

   Leave No Veteran Behind Smart Bikes | WUSF

Bringing together veterans’ service organizations to share ideas and create networks was one of the goals of The Patterson Foundation’s…(more)

   VA expands Fry Scholarship to include surviving spouses

Surviving spouses of service members who died on active duty after Sept. 10, 2001, can now apply for the Fry…(more)

FRONTLINE Losing Iraq

   FRONTLINE – Losing Iraq

FRONTLINE examines the unfolding chaos in Iraq: What went wrong? How did we get here? And what happens now?

   Military Credit Transfer for Veterans and Service Members

Match your Service skills to a civilian job training.  Find information about degree programs, schools, and labor market information for…(more)

Book, notebook, and calculator in classroom.

   Factors to Consider When Choosing a School: A guide before using the GI Bill

Making informed decisions about how to use your benefits and how they can best meet your needs means doing a…(more)

   MyMilitary GPS LifePlan

This tool helps veterans, Service members and their families set goals and design plans that will lead them to the…(more)

   LinkVet

Online support is available seven days a week for Minnesota Veterans and their families via LinkVet.  For more information, search…(more)

   Minnesota State Colleges & Universities

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities provide veteran- and service member-oriented information, interactive military-to-college tools, access to military-friendly services and help.

Bridging War & Hope

   Bridging War & Hope

Minnesota has a long history of sending National Guard units to the front line.  In 2011 and 2012, a group…(more)