CollegeRecon’s Military Benefits Update is curated news for military & veterans on the latest trends in the world of military benefits.

Schools

Call out for Military and Veteran Support at University of Colorado – Colorado Springs – The Scribe – UCCS

Clemson Alumnus to Receive Congressional Gold MedalClemson

Partnership benefits medical students and veteransUniversity of Florida

Veterans Blast GOP Bill as Giveaway to For-Profits – InsideHigherEd.org

Nassau and Suffolk Community Colleges to Get Dedicated Counselor For College VeteransNassau and Suffolk

Military and Veteran Benefits

GI Bill Rates Going up Effective Aug 1, 2018 – Military.com

Pelosi, Democrats Block Veterans Affairs Funding From Friday’s Omnibus Bill – DisabledVeterans.org

Support is growing for a new VA division dedicated to employment and education – Stars and Stripes

A ‘Temporary’ Measure To Save The VA Could Actually Kill It. Here’s How – Task and Purpose

VA Reforms Removed from Massive Spending Bill – Stars and Stripes

Meet Winner of Child of a Disabled Veteran Scholarship – DigitalJournal.com

Jacksonville Vets Lose GI Bill Tuition Before Graduating – ActionNewsJax.com

Fun Stuff

ICYMI – Pizza MRE’s?