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Bridging the Military-Civilian Divide

Education Resources

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Many veterans have earned education benefits available through the G.I. Bill.

From college to tech school and job training programs, pursuing an education is a tremendous growth opportunity.

Education Services and Resources Near You

Alamo Cenotaph Memorial

KLRN Public Television Military Memorials Map

View a map of military memorials and monuments in the South Central Texas region. We’ve listed places (near and far) for…(more)

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Alamo Call-A-Ride 4 Vets

Alamo Call-A-Ride 4 Vets

The Alamo Call-A-Ride 4 Vets program offers approved riders free rides within a 13-county area for needs such as doctor…(more)

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Veteran Entrepreneur Academy launches

Veteran Entrepreneur Academy launches

The Texas Veterans Commission is accepting applications for the inaugural Veteran Entrepreneur Academy. The Veteran Entrepreneur Academy is a 120-day…(more)

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benefits counseling

Benefits counseling at multiple community locations

The Bexar County Veterans Service Office is offering benefits counseling and other assistance at multiple community locations. Officials are on…(more)

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Fry Scholarship for surviving spouses

VA expands Fry Scholarship to include surviving spouses

Surviving spouses of service members who died on active duty after Sept. 10, 2001, can now apply for the Fry…(more)

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Compelling stories about war in Iraq

The Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics, in cooperation with the Libraries of the University of Texas Health Science Center…(more)

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Welding and metalworking certificates

Manufacturing Technician Training

Alamo Colleges in San Antonio, Texas, is offering no-cost, state-funded training for veterans. Earn manufacturing certificates for skills that include…(more)

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Hear what veterans are saying

Hear veterans open up about their experiences and challenges, in video clips from an event held by KLRN public television…(more)

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Books for and about veterans

Discover books written for veterans, their families and anyone else who wants to know what veterans go through.

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Texas Veterans Commission

The Texas Veterans Commission provides claims representation and counseling, employment services, oversight of education and training, and grants.

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National Education Services and Resources

5 Tips to Ease Adjusting to Student Life

Choose a school that’s military friendly. Many schools are starting to provide resources and services geared toward veterans and members…(more)

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Factors to Consider When Choosing a School: A guide before using the GI Bill

Making informed decisions about how to use your benefits and how they can best meet your needs means doing a…(more)

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Find Your County Veterans Service Officer (CVSO)

Start by connecting with your County Veterans Service Officer (CVSO).

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GI Bill Comparison Tool

GI Bill: Comparison Tool

Use this tool to match college affordability and value to choose the best education program for your needs.

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Make The Connection

Make the Connection – Education Stories

Make the Connection highlights powerful stories of strength and connection as real Veterans and Service members recount their paths from…(more)

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Post 9/11 GI Bill

Learn more about the Post 9/11 GI Bill education assistance.

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Search the National Resource Directory

The National Resource Directory has information about thousands of national and local programs, services and organizations, many in your community, that…(more)

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SVA – Student Veterans of America

SVA provides military veterans with resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and post-graduation.

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VA eBenefits

eBenefits is a central location for Veterans and their families to access and manage benefits and get service connected.

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Our Criteria for Selecting Resources

To ensure the highest standard of resources and organizations for veterans and their families, these criteria guide selection for inclusion on this website.

  1. Resource comes from a credible source.
  2. Resource is current and relevant.
  3. Resource is free and available at no cost to veterans and their families.
  4. Resource is commercial-free, no profit is derived from it.
  5. Resource is accessible, easy to get and easy to use; tangible and concrete.
  6. Organization or individual that created and/or is distributing the resource is nonpartisan. 501c4 organizations whose primary function is advocacy or educating about political issues or policy merit close scrutiny to determine nonpartisanship.