Introduction Policymakers have long acknowledged that financial readiness is intrinsic to military readiness and that the unique financial stress imposed by military life can impede America’s national security. In fact, Congress has repeatedly taken steps to mitigate this financial stress with protections specifically crafted to alleviate certain obstacles imposed during [...]
The US Defense Department (DoD) Office of Inspector General determined whether military installations had implemented controls for the DoD Tuition Assistance Program that were designed to ensure that educational institutions with authorized access to DoD installations complied with DoD policies and partnership memorandums ofu nderstanding(MOUs) to prevent improperrecruitment of service [...]
On July 25, 2019, twenty-six student, education, military, and veterans service organizations expressed their support for an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act of 2019 that would require the Defense Department to make public data about which colleges receive Tuition Assistance.
The report that follows is submitted in response to the request in Senate Report 115-125, page 150, that the Department of Defense (DoD) submit a report to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and House of Representatives on the utilization of the program to assist members in obtaining [...]
Every single college that the Department of Defense examined last year, as part of a new tuition assistance review process, was found in violation of DoD rules ― but schools won’t be punished just yet. Marketing materials that included pictures of service members in uniform, as well as difficult-to-find tuition information, [...]
38 veterans and military service organizations call on the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and US Defense Department to stop the rollback of servicemembers' rights under the Military Lending Act Resubmitted Sept. 5 with additional signatures FULL PAGE NEWSPAPER AD nationwide Petition [...]