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Happy Birthday, Air Force!

Officially established in 1947, the Air Force is celebrating its seventh decade on Sept. 18. In one capacity or another, however, it’s been around since 1909, when the U.S. Army Signal Corps formed the Aeronautical Division. When World War II illustrated the value of airpower, President Truman signed the National Security Act, which not only ...

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Ever thought about owning your own business? Start here.

SPONSORED As a U.S. military veteran, you have a unique set of skills that sets you apart from the rest of the workforce. You may be wondering what’s next for you and your career. And whether you’re planning for the future, diversifying your investments or entering entrepreneurship as a new career track, franchising is certainly ...

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7 Hot Industries Military Job Seekers Should Consider

The U.S. economy added 222,000 jobs in June, including increases in a variety of industries, the Department of Labor reports. Since January 2017, 821,000 new private sector jobs have been added. Here’s a look at seven industries that have shown notable growth over the first six months of the year. To search for jobs check out ...

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Military Choice

Here are 10 programs to consider that fit well with military training and experience for many service members. They lead to careers that the 2017 Military Friendly Employers are recruiting for right now. Air Traffic Controller What you’ll learn* Program prepares individuals to work in air-traffic management and control, usually ...

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On The Rise

The following education programs were mentioned often enough by the 2017 Military Friendly® Employers to earn an “honorable mention,” but did not score high enough to make the varsity team this year. Assistive/Augmentative Technology and Rehabilitation Engineering What you’ll learn* Program prepares individuals to design and implement technological interventions ...

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Certificates & Diplomas

Not every transitioning service member wants – or needs – to earn a four-year college degree. There are plenty of career paths you can follow by earning a certificate, diploma or associate degree. Certificates and diplomas require less time and military education benefits than four-year degrees. Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician What ...

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Professional Credentials

A professional credential is a license, certificate, diploma or other document that proves an individual’s competency in a subject. A nursing license is a good example. Earning a diploma or degree in nursing does not mean you can practice as a Registered Nurse (RN). You must first take a state-administered exam to earn a license ...

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4-Year Degrees

For civilians, it takes an average of 12 years for a four-year college degree to pay for itself, according to a recent report by the College Board. If you’re eligible for 100 percent of the Post-9/11 GI Bill, you don’t have to worry about that. Either way, a bachelor’s degree will have a positive impact ...

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Advanced Degrees

The benefits of a graduate degree can vary widely among majors. Earning an advanced degree can be time-consuming and expensive – especially if you already used your GI Bill and the Yellow Ribbon is not an option. Still, it can be well worth the effort. A recent study conducted by the Georgetown University Center on ...

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Hot Degrees Lead to Hot Jobs

We've published the 2017 Top 25 Hot Jobs for Veterans, which was derived from data submitted by the 2017 Military Friendly® Employers. You may have spotted a career you’re passionate about. But what kind of training and education do employers look for when recruiting for these hot jobs? We asked them, and you’ll find the results ...

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