Category Archives: Dependents

A Guide to Military Spouse and Family Benefits

As a new military spouse, it can be hard to know what benefits you get and navigate through the system to ensure that you get them. To help with that, we've put together a guide on military spouse and family benefits to assist you through the process. First, visit the Community Service Center which may…
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5 Jobs for Military Moms

You’re a devoted military mom and spouse committed to staying at home and raising your kids. But you also want to — or need to — earn income to contribute to your household finances. What options do you have that provide you with a flexible schedule, fulfilling work, and nice pay to boot? There are…
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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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Creating Fresh Opportunities: Education for Military Spouses Overseas

Spouses of U.S. military service members tend to move often and in some cases may move overseas because their husbands or wives are stationed outside the United States. Moving overseas can be a big challenge for military families. Spouses may choose not to work overseas or may wonder what they will do away from home.…
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What You Should Know About Veteran & Dependent Education Benefits

The government and private institutions offer a wide range of scholarships and financial aid packages to family members of veterans. These benefits are provided as a way to further education and thank veterans and their families for their service. One of the most popular options includes the Post-911 GI Bill from the Defense Department and…
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Educational Resources for Military Dependents

Spouses and children of those who serve in the military sacrifice a lot to protect this country. We know dependents don’t have the easiest life, from moving far from home to not seeing loved ones for extended periods of time. The military has provided benefits for dependents, especially for education like the GI Bill and…
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Veteran and Family Member Education Benefits

Below we have provided a list with links for some of the Veteran and Family Member benefits you could take advatange of for your education. Yellow Ribbon Program The Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program (Yellow Ribbon Program) is a provision of the Post-9/11 GI Bill that allows veterans to attend private schools and graduate…
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10 Best Careers for Military Spouses

We all benefit from the sacrifice that members of the military make to keep us safe. Less noticed are the sacrifices made by military families. Frequent relocation and childcare can make it difficult to find steady, rewarding employment. Fortunately, we live in an economy that’s more amenable to temporary and mobile employment than ever before.…
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How to Get the Most From the Military in Your Education

The U.S. military understands the important role that family plays in the life of our service members and it rewards those family members with a wide range of service and education benefits. The Defense Department and Department of Veterans Affairs want to honor the sacrifices they know you’ve already made. As a spouse or dependent,…
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