Category Archives: community

VA’s community care programs lack wait-time standards and proof of success, critics charge

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Programs granting veterans broader access to doctors outside the Veterans Affairs health care system were supposed to speed up times for medical care. Now House Democrats are charging it may be slowing down appointments instead. On Wednesday, members of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee blasted administration officials for failing to set clearer guidelines for VA’s […]

New Community College of the Air Force degree coming for thousands of airmen

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The Community College of the Air Force will launch a new degree next year that will be open to thousands of enlisted airmen who don’t qualify for current programs. The Associate of Applied Science in Military Technology and Applied Sciences Management degree will be a more flexible option for airmen who don’t have enough formal […]

This is the Navy’s plan for launching its new community college

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In February, the Department of the Navy released Education for Seapower Strategy 2020, a joint Navy-Marine Corps strategy to boost the intellectual and technological capabilities of our force. One of the key elements of that strategy is to create a new United States Naval Community College, which will dramatically expand educational opportunities for our enlisted […]