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Jul 3

July 3, 2018

State Tuition Assistance Application Open for Fall ’18 Semester

The State TA Application for Fall 2018 semester is currently OPEN. A new application and required documents are required every semester. The application will close July 11th, 2018 @ 1 pm MST. Currently, the program is paying up to $4,250 for tuition (only) per semester at approved schools. To view a list of schools, visit https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/dmva/i-am-prospective-studentmember-cong. Please visit www.colorado.gov/dmva to access up-to-date information about the State TA program. You will also want to download the new Document & Submission Checklist for Applicants for…

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Jun 27

June 27, 2018

Building a Successful Civilian Career Webinar – 28Jun18

Want to learn more about what it’s like to transition from the military to the civilian workforce? Need help translating your military skills into a civilian resume? Curious to find out how your interests can be matched to a fulfilling career? Join JPMorgan Chase & Co. for an interactive webinar: Thursday, June 28 3pm-4pm Register at https://www.applytracking.com/tp/rj6_Jfpq-z-K.   **This is not an endorsement of any organization but an item of general interest to members of the CONG.**

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Jun 27

June 27, 2018

Basic Rider Course Required for All Soldiers Riding Motorcycles

Effective May 20, 2018, the Department of Defense Traffic Safety Training Program and AR 385-10 require all Soldiers who ride motorcycles to have completed a Motorcycle Safety Foundation approved Basic Rider Course (BRC). An Advanced Riders Course (ARC) may also be required within twelve months of completing the BRC, depending on the type of motorcycle driven. Sustainment training is also required within five years of completing an Advanced Riders Course (ARC). Click on the document below to read the memo…

Posted in Education, Government Resource, Public Announcements, Training

Jun 27

June 27, 2018

Military OneSource Offers Free Products to Support Military Families

Looking for books and videos that encourage children during deployments? Need fliers or brochures to share with Service Members and their Families? Need stress reduction products to keep your troops mission ready? Download and Order Free Products: Military OneSource provides eligible Service Members, their Families, and service providers access to download and order free products such as  Books Resource Guides DVDs Brochures Educational Items CDs Products cover a wide range of topics: Relationships Health and Wellness Deployment Education Non-medical Counseling…

Posted in Education, Government Resource, Health, Military OneSource

Jun 26

June 26, 2018

Federal Tuition Assistance Changes for Army Branches

On 6 June 2018, The Secretary of the Army signed Army Directive 2018-09 (Army Tuition Assistance Policy) with an effective implementation date of 5 August 2018. This directive eliminates the one-year or ten-year wait to use Federal Tuition Assistance and applies to all Soldiers, regardless of component. Starting 5 August 2018, Soldiers will be eligible for two tiers of TA depending on their current level of civilian education. Tier 1: Soldiers who have a) not attained a bachelor’s degree and…

Posted in Education, Finances

Jun 22

June 22, 2018

2018 Minuteman Scholarship

Interested in receiving a college degree and graduating as an Officer? If so, the Minuteman Scholarship may be a good fit for you.  The Army Reserve Officer’s Training Corps (ROTC) Minuteman Scholarship was introduced in 2015 to enhance the Army National Guard’s ability to recruit highly qualified cadets. All qualified applicants for ROTC scholarships may apply for consideration for the Minuteman Scholarship. The Minuteman Scholarship covers full tuition and fees (uncapped) at any college or university served by an Army Reserve Officer’s Training Corps (ROTC) program, OR can…

Posted in Education, Scholarships

Jun 22

June 22, 2018

Summer Reading Programs

Are your little ones spending too much time on the Nofriendo, the Generation X Box, or the Playinsidestation? Denver has a number of local library Summer Reading programs that you can take advantage of.  The following link will bring you to a brochure, detailing some of the Summer Reading programs with directions, phone numbers, and websites. 2018 Summer Reading Brochure http://www.460fss.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Summer-Reading-Program.pdf Don’t live in the Denver-metro area? Your local library may have a summer reading program, too. Stop in soon…

Posted in Child and Youth, Community Event, Education, Fun!

Jun 20

June 20, 2018

FREE Dental Assistant Training offered by the Red Cross

The American Red Cross Dental Assistant Training Program applications will be released beginning August 1 at 8 a.m. in the Red Cross Office (room 1011) at Evans Army Community Hospital. Applications must be submitted in person by 4 p.m. August 30 at the Dental Activity headquarters, 1631 Wetzel Ave., building 815, room 113. This free program is open to military identification card holders (active duty, retired and Family members) who are American citizens and are at least 18 years old with a valid high school…

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Jun 20

June 20, 2018

Discover Goodwill IT Training Info Session – 27Jun18

Attend this upcoming informational session to learn more about IT training programs available. Wednesday, June 27 at 5:30pm Discover Goodwill: 1460 Garden of the Gods Rd, CO Springs, CO 80907 These training programs offer a blended learning environment: a combination of online and face-to-face learning experiences to meet the needs of adult learners. Students have access to online video instruction 24/7, in addition to live facilitator support. Courses include Microsoft Office Series III, A+ Comprehensive, Network+, Diesel Lube Technician, and…

Posted in Education, Employment

Jun 13

June 13, 2018

Energizing Women to Power Symposium – 19Jun18

Join this upcoming symposium on encouraging women toward careers in energy and industry. Gain powerful insights into what could be a meaningful career. Tuesday, June 19 from 5pm-7pm Ecotech Institute – 1400 S Abilene St, Aurora, CO 80012 For more information, contact Laura Leitner at 720-213-2601 or laura.leitner@ecotechinstitute.com.

Posted in Community Event, Education