Jan 16
Combat Readied Veteran for Classroom

By Jon Krenek
The (Kankakee) Daily Journal, Kankakee, Ill.

KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — Can you spot Josh Carlile’s students? The Manteno Middle School science teacher’s class might be hiding in the shrubs outside in camouflage to demonstrate how animals hide themselves from predators.

The ecology lesson is just one way Carlile, 29, of Bourbonnais, can engage his students, compliments of his military service in Kuwait and Afghanistan. Continue Reading

Nov 19

By Suzanne Minarcine
Faculty Director for the School of Business at American Military University

My family’s military service dates back to before the Revolutionary War. My son-in-law just recently separated from the Air Force, my brother served in the Navy, and my son was in the Marines. My husband was a pilot during Vietnam, and my dad and my great-uncle both served during World War II. Continue Reading

May 09

Dr. David Bouvin
Faculty Member, Marketing at American Military University

Having served as an officer on active duty in the United States Armed Forces, I learned firsthand about the valuable skills and experiences gained from military service. Finding a reliable means to share these skills and experiences with potential employers in the civilian industry can be challenging.

Mar 16
Options for Veterans Transitioning Into Civilian Life
The shift from military to civilian life is a scary time because it challenges you to start over with your life’s civilian goals. Career and education goals are among the top that I often hear Veterans discussing. You may likely find it challenging to do something as simple as communicating with the civilian world.