Category Archives: Active Duty

7 Things You Should Do Before Retiring From the Military

You’re retiring from the military and thinking about what comes next. One thing’s for sure: Life is going to be a lot different. The civilian sector is much less regimented than the military sector. You’ll have a lot of personal responsibilities spanning all areas of your life. Here are 7 things that you should do…
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Vista College Named To 2017 Military Friendly® Schools List

Richardson, TX– March 8, 2017 – Vista College announced today that it has earned the 2017 Military Friendly® School designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs, and Military Spouse. This is the 5th consecutive year Vista College has earned this designation. Each year the list of Military Friendly® Schools is provided to…
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12 Amazing Military Vacation Deals

As a member or former member of the armed services - or as a civilian member of the Department of Defense (DOD) - you and your family have many special options when planning vacations. You can visit and stay at U.S. military bases around the world, military hotels and resorts that offer discounts, or take…
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The Student Serviceman: 25 Important Websites for Soon-To-Be Military Vets

It’s never too early to start planning for the future. And as a veteran of the United States Armed Forces, you’ve got incredible opportunities in the G.I. Bill and related programs. Invest in yourself with a strong education that complements the skills you’ve already developed as an active servicemember, and there’ll be no limit on…
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7 Things to Consider Before Separating From the Military

Sacrifice is part of your military career, but what would you be sacrificing by separating from the military too soon? Military personnel have been trained in the art of preparation, but when it comes to transitioning out of the military, dreams of stress-free days often come first instead of preparing for a final move, a…
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The Best Education Resources for Active Duty Military

Active duty military members enjoy a number of benefits, particularly when it comes to education. It can be tough to think about life outside of the military when you're on assignment, but it’s important to take advantage of all the educational resources that the government offers when you’re active duty. We’ve put together this resource…
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6 Key Tips to Finding the Best Active Duty College Program

Back when you first enlisted, you made a promise to yourself to be the best soldier you can be. This promise is almost complete — you’re in the best physical shape of your life, you’re disciplined, and you’re ultra-motivated. Now, it’s time to fulfill the rest of your promise by completing your higher education. You…
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10 Steps to Having a Successful Military Career

Military careers in the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines are challenging and honorable for everyone who takes to the uniform with courage and conviction. Now that you have enlisted for military service, it's crucial to maximize the experience. The following steps can help you exceed expectations while on active duty. They can also help…
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