Senator McCain and Representative Gosar Step Up and Take a Stand for Veterans

As reported in ENEWSAZ, Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and Senator Paul Gosar (R – AZ 04), sent a letter addressed to Major General Robert M. Worley II, USAF (Ret.), Director of the Education Service at the Veterans Benefit Administration, expressing their concerns with recent actions by the Veterans Administration (VA). After sending the letter, Representative … Continued

If You Want A Helicopter Career, Go Get It

Sarah Trantow, U.S. Army Veteran, Helicopter Pilot, is Grabbing Her Helicopter Career In pursuit of her helicopter career, Sarah Trantow just earned her instrument rating in helicopters – no doubt the most difficult of ratings during your helicopter flight school training.  A U.S. Army Veteran of five years, she didn’t choose a career flying helicopters … Continued

Post 9/11 GI Bill® Benefits – Education and Training

by Post 9/11 GI Bill® Benefits The Post 9/11 GI Bill® is an education benefit program for individuals who served on active duty after September 10, 2001.  You may be eligible if you served at least 90 aggregate days on active duty* after September 10, 2001, or were honorably discharged from active duty for a … Continued

Deadline for Post 911 GI Bill® Benefits Transfer Exemptions Approaching

Military personnel serving under the Post 911 GI Bill® may in some cases transfer their GI Bill® education benefits to family members.  The August 01, 2013 deadline to transfer benefits without incurring the need to serve more time is approaching quickly for many service members. According to the site, milConnect, “A special provision of the … Continued

Prescott, Arizona: A Picture Perfect Place to Become a Professional Pilot

It’s not just the 300+ days of sunshine nor just the challenge of high altitude flight training that attracts our student pilots from all over the nation.  Nor is it that we offer an incredible flight training program for U.S. Veterans using their Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits through the Yavapai College Professional Pilot Program.  Those are all great reasons.  There’s another reason. … Continued

Veterans help Veterans use Post 9/11 GI Bill® benefits for flight training

Marine and Army Veterans Help Veterans use Post 9/11 GI Bill® benefits for helicopter flight training Curtis Marshall, Veteran, Sergeant, US Marines and Jason Martin, Veteran, Sergeant, US Army, have dream jobs working as professional helicopter pilots. [CAREER UPDATE: Curt Marshall is now flying professionally for a utility company and Jason Martin is now flying professionally … Continued

Post 9/11 GI Bill® Grandfather Clause Update

  Yesterday, the House passed a version of the Post-9/11 GI Bill® grandfather clause which would preserve current tuition and fee rates for those affected by the pending $17,500 cap. Rick Maze at the Air Force Times has mAffairs ore at the link below. He writes, “As a result of a new $17,500 annual limit on … Continued