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Syracuse University Military Students

Syracuse University Is Making Things Easier For Military Students

Syracuse University has been helping veterans and military members with their education for over 100 years now. Back in 1918, nearly 800 veterans enrolled to the university upon discharge from World War II. They employ veteran admissions advisors who can help military members transition from the service to being a student assisting them with the… Read more »

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The Best Dorm Room Shopping Tips For Parents

Your son or daughter graduated from high school in May, you have the whole summer together, and they don’t leave for college until August. But, there is one thing looming over your head, their dorm room. You need to work with your student to get ready for this big move, and doing so can be… Read more »

5 Tips to Ensure a Solid Start to Your College Experience

5 Tips to Ensure a Solid Start to Your College Experience Service members tend to transfer several times throughout their military careers. The military has processes to ensure that your transfer goes as smoothly as possible. No matter where you go in the military you will find people you have much in common with a… Read more »

Mikie Sherrill

Mikie Sherrill: Veteran and Congresswoman from New Jersey

Rebecca Michelle “Mikie” Sherrill is a Democrat who has won a seat in the US House of Representatives in New Jersey’s 11th District. This is her first political office. About Mikie Sherrill Mikie was born in 1972 in Alexandra, Virginia. She grew up on the East Coast because of her father’s job and now lives… Read more »

Delaware BAH Rates 2020

Find Delaware BAH Rates (Basic Allowance for Housing) broken out by city, pay grade and dependency status. For Post 911 GI Bill BAH Rates, please use E-5 with Dependents to determine monthly housing allowance. 2020 BAH Rates for Delaware DOVER AFB & REHOBOTH, DE BAH Rates Schools in Dover, Delaware Delaware State University (zip code 19901)… Read more »

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Thanksgiving: Tips for Survival

Thanksgiving is almost upon us. Many of us are dreaming of grandma’s pie or the endless amount of stuffing we’re about to consume…     But for some of us, there’s always a looming concern of family drama and table conversations that make our skin crawl… With the current state of affairs and how spilt… Read more »

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Get Honest Advice on Every Single Military Job

  You’re interested in joining the military, but you don’t have anyone (other than a recruiter) who can guide you through deciding what branch to join or how to map out your career progression. You really want the perspective of someone who has gone through the enlistment process who can give you firsthand military job… Read more »

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Going to School as a Parent…How It’s Possible

Going to school as a parent may seem impossible, but if armed with the right tips, tricks, and tools can actually be quite successful for the whole family. Ask for Help  Raising a child takes a village. Adding school to the mix only adds to the need for assistance. (If you are a military spouse,… Read more »

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Why it Rocks Living In Florida As a Veteran

The state of Florida is one of the top states where veterans and military flock to after getting out of the military. But, why? We’ll explain…   The Climate + Some of The Best Beaches in The World Florida’s climate is one of the best in the continental US, and having some of the most… Read more »

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Independence Day

What does independence mean? Today, as a country we celebrate what independence to our country means. We look back on how we got here. We remember what our forefathers did in 1776, and what generations have done since then to protect our freedom. Today we salute all those who fight for our freedom and for… Read more »

Columbia College’s Options For Student Veterans

  Columbia College is a higher education institution that serves its students through 34 nationwide locations. Programming at this campus seems to be extensive. However, before drawing conclusions I want to find out what Columbia College does to serve those who served our country. Columbia College Overview You can find Columbia College in Columbia, MO, situated equal… Read more »

The 8 Keys To Veterans Success: What’s Missing

Every school nowadays wants to be a ‘military friendly school’ and participate in multiple Veteran/Military/GI Bill user programs. But, what are these programs comprised of? How did they come to fruition? Who is in charge of them? And most importantly: How will these programs help veterans? The 8 Keys to Veterans Success & The Obama Administration… Read more »

University of Wisconsin Parkside Offers Diversity To Veterans

Wisconsin Parkside Offerings For Student Veterans

Ranked as the most diverse campus within the University of Wisconsin system, the University of Wisconsin Parkside campus prides itself on being an easily relatable campus for student veterans. Why is that? Their campus is comprised of students of all ages. Here’s a look into UW Parkside to see what’s going on on campus to… Read more »

Upper Iowa University Veterans Programs

Upper Iowa U. has really set itself apart from the rest in terms of how it is helping active duty and veteran students get their degrees in a timely, convenient way.

Best University in West Virginia for Veterans

West Virginia University: Best for Veterans

Deciding on a college that fits your needs is hard enough, but on top of that you have to do the math to see if said institution fits your budget. To keep costs low, many students nowadays choose to stay close to home and take advantage of their in-state tuition benefits. Interestingly, states are also doing… Read more »

What Motivates You? How about Ryan Pitts?

Here at Home Front Alliance, we love watching TedTalks.. They motivate us beyond belief and instill a sense of tenacity in us. There is something about talented speakers who have had experiences to overcome and then come out on the other side better for having experienced them. Insert Ryan Pitts, a young Medal of Honor… Read more »