Bourbon & Battles is pleased to welcome Nathan Lunde as today’s guest author. Check out Nathan’s bio below the story.
There are many reasons a person would choose to join the military. These reasons can include patriotism, sense of social duty, family tradition, need for a job, sense of adventure and the list is as varied as the members of our Armed Forces. A big motivation for joining the military is the education benefits that are made available to active service members as well as veterans. There is a myriad of programs which can be used to assist with paying for education, and it is important that members and veterans alike know what those programs are in order to ensure that they are fully utilized and the individuals are able to make themselves more competitive amongst their peers in the civilian and military work force.
The goal of this post is to outline some of these programs. I will address some of the benefits offered by the five services but the focus will primarily be on the benefits afforded to those who currently serve or have served in the US Army.