Robert Haynes

Robert Haynes is a retired Army infantryman who has a squad of kids and is married to an active duty Soldier. He is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, who spent his last few years in the Army as a Drill Sergeant. He is now a full-time dad, freelance writer, and out-of-work comedian.

Central Intelligence Agency: Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship Opportunities with the CIA The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is probably one of the most seductive and secretive organizations in the world. It has been popularized in movies, television programming, and literature for decades since its establishment in 1947. But what exactly do they do? Their mission statement is pretty simple: leverage the power… Read more »

Google VetNet Hosts Career Week 2021

From June 22nd through June 24th, Google’s VetNet will host their 2021 Career Week, which is a virtual three-day event that will include panels covering functions of industry, “fireside” chats with corporate level executives from Google and other companies, hands-on training, and 1:1 resume reviews with members of Google’s team.

Multiple Degrees Possible with New VA Rules

Multiple Degrees Possible with New VA Rules A rule change by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) beginning April 1, 2021 expanded opportunities to Veterans. The new policy permits them to use their education benefits to obtain multiple degrees. Previously, the Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E) benefit counted against any GI Benefit the Veteran would… Read more »

Tips for Using the GI Bill

8 Tips for Using the GI Bill

8 Tips for Using the GI Bill® The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has offered some guidance on getting your GI Bill benefits in a timely fashion. If you are currently using your GI Bill benefits, then you may have already received an email from the VA outlining the following information. Here’s a quick breakdown… Read more »

FAFSA Changes Coming: Good & Bad

There big changes coming soon to the way FAFSA operates. These changes result from the passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) 2021, which was passed in December 2020 to expand provisions of the CARES act.  Find out about the major changes here.

Army Emergency Relief Scholarship

Army Emergency Relief Scholarship Update

The Army Emergency Relief (AER) program offers an annual scholarship: the MG James Ursano Scholarship Program. This is a need-based scholarship established to assist children of Army Soldiers obtain their first undergraduate degree. Learn more.