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Feb 15

February 15, 2018

IT Training Information Session – 21Feb18

Interested in a career in Information Technology? Discover Goodwill is hosting A+, Network+, and Security+ certification training. Visit the information session for more information: February 21, 5:30pm Discover Goodwill: 1460 Garden of the Gods Road, CO Springs, CO 80907 Call 719-381-9463 for more information COST: Security+ is FREE due to Google grant (12-week program, 20 hours/week) – Information about the grant can be found at https://www.csbj.com/2018/01/10/goodwill-gets-grant-to-provide-it-training/ and an informative video can be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=uF2u2x05Yss A+ and Network+ fee depends on income and…

Posted in Education, Training

Jan 23

January 23, 2018

Military OneSource Expands its Digital Library

The bulk of the Military OneSource library is organized into databases such as these: Academic Search Premier hosts thousands of full-text articles. ArtistWorks Music Lessons gives you access to hundreds of video lessons and you can submit practice videos for direct feedback. AudioBook Cloud gives you access to thousands of titles, playable on most portable devices. Britannica Academic combines sources such as the Encyclopoedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, magazines and periodicals, and other research tools. Britannica Annals of American History provides…

Posted in Education, Military OneSource

Jan 16

January 16, 2018

Student Loan Interest Exemption during Qualifying Service

Service members are exempt from paying interest for up to 60 months on certain student loans while serving in an area that qualifies them for special pay. Service members and veterans may receive a refund if they overpaid interest during previous periods of qualifying service. The Department of Defense, Department of Education and Department of Veterans Affairs are working to inform eligible military borrowers of this benefit and how to take advantage. Check out the facts and learn how to…

Posted in Education, Finances, Military Appreciation

Jan 3

January 3, 2018

Mental Health First Aid Training

VFW Post 4171 has partnered with the Jefferson Center for Mental Health to offer free training to assist someone during a crisis. Service Members, loved ones, and community members wanting to know how to help during a crisis are invited to attend. Thursday, January 25, 8am-4pm Visit the Facebook event link for more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1293239240777574/. Register online at https://www.jcmh.org/mhfa/.

Posted in Community Resource, Education, Health

Dec 7

December 7, 2017

Scholarships for Military Children

Defense Commissary Agency is Offering Scholarships for Military Children! Enrollment opens December 15th. Military families have two scholarships (listed below) designed just for military kids to help ease rising college costs. The Fisher House Foundation administers the Scholarships for Military Children Program and the Heroes’ Legacy Scholarship. These two opportunities for military children assist with tuition costs, books, lab fees and other college-related expenses. Scholarships for Military Children Program When you think of your local commissary, you might not think…

Posted in Education, Scholarships

Nov 30

November 30, 2017

EFCONG Scholarship

Attending college in the spring and need tuition money? The Education Foundation for the Colorado National Guard is accepting applications for the spring semester from December 15-February 1. Be sure to have your FAFSA confirmation on hand as the application requires that you enter the EFC from your FAFSA. The scholarship application is available to current and retired CONG members and their eligible dependents. Visit www.efcong.org for information and to apply. Call 303-909-6369 with additional questions.

Posted in Education, Scholarships

Nov 3

November 3, 2017

Spring State TA Application Now Open!

Colorado National Guard members interested in attending college in the spring should start planning now, as the application deadline is December 1, 2017 at 1pm.

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