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Army, Marines cancel Tuition Assistance programs

Discussion in 'Military' started by RyanLikesTacos, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. Mar 13, 2013 at 3:58 PM
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    BuzzardsGottaEat

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    They're all duped anyway. Country doesn't care about em. Wait till they get out and get five years of free neglect/healthcare.
     
  2. Mar 13, 2013 at 4:48 PM
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    That's the unwritten rule Air Force wide. I'm on my last class for my CCAF. Then I'm going to move onto SEJPME, then Course 14 after NCOA. I want to make sure that any EPR I have as a MSgt, I'll have a chance at getting Sr. Rater Endorsement. I didn't start taking school seriously until all these force management programs started kickin' in hardcore. The good 'ole days are over. :annoyed:
     
  3. Mar 13, 2013 at 4:50 PM
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    Exactly, now it's all about training for stuff that won't happen and taking classes every day! Haha I work with retired military and they never got any type of degree while they were in.
     
  4. Mar 13, 2013 at 4:51 PM
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    For a lot of Jobs it is literally impossible to get any kind of degree while you're in. You just have to wait until you're out to take classes. I wish I could have taken advantage of that option but it just wasn't possible.
     
  5. Mar 13, 2013 at 5:11 PM
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    Good luck on your last class. I just started getting serious last year, CLEPS and a couple classes on AMU, I'm down to 3 electives :rolleyes: and Math.
     
  6. Mar 13, 2013 at 5:21 PM
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    That I can attest to because I didn't start having time for school until I got into unit where the military is the minority and I don't have people to rate on.
     
  7. Mar 13, 2013 at 5:22 PM
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    AMU is the shizz :D
     
  8. Mar 13, 2013 at 5:25 PM
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    I don't know what your job is but, just finish Speech, English, Math, Soc, Humanities and the rest will fall into place. You get credits for ALS and 7 level residency. Then look into AU-ABC, I don't have any insight on the new PME procedures so I can't help you there.
     
  9. Mar 13, 2013 at 5:47 PM
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    I'm glad the Navy has held back so far, I'm two classes short of my AA and while I would pay out of pocket, I wouldn't be entirely enthused about it.
     
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    I had a retired CMSgt told us at Airman Leadership School a few years back say "It's not important why you decided to serve, rather THAT you decided to serve", it's kind of stuck with me.
     
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    SEJPME is a joke, but for guard it is nice when going for SMSgt. Hoping to get MSgt this fall when my boss retires. 9 3/4 year MSgt.
     
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    Air Force has canceled as well
     
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    I just got word today Navy gave up and not to expect to get it back until maybe beginning of fiscal year. And on top of that the civilians that work here will not be working on fridays.
     
  14. Mar 13, 2013 at 7:26 PM
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    S does this cover VA stuff too?
     
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    Yea, just wondered if they were cutting their things like GI Bills and such.
     
  17. Mar 14, 2013 at 4:13 AM
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    GI Bills are still a go, even for active duty. this is just a suspension of 100% TA benefits.
     
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    All, I'd check out this if you haven't already. I also would check out Pell Grants...
     
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    I'm not entirely sure why you would take away from the men and women who protect our country?

    Seems to me something is about to happen.

    The military will not be deploying as much and the policy makers are like "awe snap, they might have time to use their benefits...let's take them".

    Meanwhile contractors are negotiating contract after contract for more and more money.

    We must be desperate as all hell.
     
  20. Apr 3, 2013 at 8:23 PM
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    When there is a war or two to fight ... military is priceless ... flags waving ... war(s) is watched daily on TV evening news with dinner.

    But after the first few months (of war) people get tired (of war) and need to be reminded that we are still at war with troops dying daily.

    Now ... and like after other wars ... demand goes down for the troops and the costs of the PROMISED benefits are looked at more closely.

    The "chicken-hawks" are the first to send "Johnny" off to war ... and the first to cut his bennies when he gets back.

    This is not a political statement as all sides do it ... and this is in addition to "RIF'ing" and present "Sequestration".
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