Mar 27
AMU Student Launches Social Campaign to #FindKatrinaGirl 10 Years Later

By Jessica Stasiw
Editor, In Military Education

Share Michael’s story with your networks and help the Air Force vet realize his dream to thank the person that pushed him through such a devastating event. Just like her smile and hugs were infectious at the time, so should the persistence be to locate and reunite her with her rescuer.

Mar 27
Hiring Veterans…a Marketing Trend or a Smart Move

By Kevin Harrington
Forbes

Pick up the newspaper or turn on the TV and you’re sure to see an ad, article or report of another company that’s focused on hiring veterans. I wonder if they’re paying tribute to our soldiers, or making a smart business decision?

My father served our country and I was proud of that fact. Continue Reading

Mar 16
Soldiers are Marching Back to School

By Doug Bradley
Next Avenue Contributor

Across the country, others who have served are also heading back to college in record numbers, taking advantage of exceptional education benefits. The Post-9/11 GI Bill provides up to full tuition, a monthly housing stipend and money for books and supplies to veterans, service members and their families to complete their postsecondary education.

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.