Expanded Benefits Showcased in Part Three of Series

Keith Hauk, associate vice president of Veterans Initiatives and Military Support for University of Maryland University College Stateside Military Operations, shares information about the Forever GI Bill in the final installment of CBS Radio’s ConnectingVets.com three-part series, which showcases the sacrifice and achievement of UMUC’s military students and the information veterans need to pursue their higher-education goals.

The Forever GI Bill, signed into law in August 2017, marks the most comprehensive changes to the GI Bill since passage of the Post-9/11 version in 2008. In his article, Hauk outlines some of the Bill’s new provisions that enhance or expand education benefits for veterans, service-members, families and survivors.

Read “‘Forever GI Bill’ Lives Up To Its Name In Expansion Of Education Benefits” to learn more.


 Previously on ConnectingVets.com

▶Air Force Staff Sgt. Alicia Hunt took center stage in part two of CBS Radio’s ConnectingVets.com three-part feature series, part of UMUC’s partnership with ConnectingVets.com and its slate of “Veterans Community Showcase” programming. Read “Winner of inaugural UMUC award on accelerated path to greatness,” to learn why Sgt. Hunt soars.

▶ Part-one of the series featured University of Maryland University College student Vanessa Corey-Engelhardt, who received a Pillars of Strength Scholarship covering the full cost of her bachelor’s degree because of her extraordinary role in caring for the injured Army Green Beret who would become her husband.

Read “One woman’s journey: From ‘love at First sight’ to a ‘Pillar of Strength’” on ConnectingVets.com to learn about her remarkable story.

Click here to learn more about the Pillars of Strength Scholarship program, supported and managed by The Blewitt Foundation and the Yellow Ribbon Fund, in association with UMUC.


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