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Workshops for Warriors Nonprofit School Is the Ticket to a Clearer Transition for our Veterans
Workshops for Warriors Nonprofit School Is the Ticket to a Clearer Transition for our Veterans

| 08/11/2016

For most of us in the US Army community, it’s no secret that the skills many of our service members master in uniform do not transition into the civilian world. The Military spends 4 months training someone for Military life, but just 4 days training someone for civilian life. Read More...

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The new MyCAA
The new MyCAA

Reggie Revis | 09/20/2010

It’s back — a new iteration of the immensely popular MyCAA program for military spouses is being re-started October 25 after a six-month hiatus. During that period, only spouses whose MyCAA account was already active and in place could hope to get approved for financial awards benefits for education assistance. The re-vamped MyCAA program will be a similar, but scaled down version of the old model: instead of being open to a spouse of any active duty person, the program will now be available only to spouses of personnel in pay grades E1-E5, W1-W2 and O1-O2. The financial benefit changed to a maximum of $4,000 with a fiscal year cap of $2,... Read More...

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MyCAA Program for Military spouses
MyCAA Program for Military spouses

Reggie Revis | 02/19/2010

As the mother of five children from ages three to 17, Lorena Howell’s household is frequently a whirlwind of activity. Gregarious and personable, she’s “the neighborhood mom” and on any given day the Howell household is filled with neighborhood kids enjoying playtime or meals with the Howell children. With so much activity going on with this dedicated, stay-at- home mom, you’d think furthering her education would be close to impossible. But, thanks to the MYCAA program for military spouses, Lorena Howell is making improvements on her resume while being available each day for her family. Read More...

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Military spouses take advantage of MyCAA program
Military spouses take advantage of MyCAA program

Reggie Revis | 12/07/2009

In the very near future it is likely that a classroom of eager school children will be spending part of their day having stories read to them by Ezveidy Pastrana, a military spouse currently living in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. She is taking advantage of the MyCAA program that allows her to benefit up to $6000 in educational opportunities leading to a certification or licensure. After much deliberation, Mrs. Pastrana decided to take the Paraprofessional Teacher’s Aide certification course. Read More...

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