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Scholarships/Apprenticeships:

This link will take you to U.S. Veterans Magazine’s scholarship page, where it lists multiple scholarship opportunities for veterans, their spouses and families. Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses is a pilot program that equips qualified veterans with the skills and expertise needed to land a job in high tech industries in as little as six months! Oh, and guess …

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Persisting:

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that allows learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. This is an excellent resource to improve weaker areas of study or simply brush up your skills. It is completely free.

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Pay for college/training:

Need to apply for your Kansas State Tuition Benefit? Click the link, scroll down to National Guard Education Assistance, and click the online form link and complete the application. Make sure to click the “submit” button at the end. You will receive an email from the Kansas Board of Regents confirming they received your application. Need to apply for your …

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Preparation for college/training:

Are you interested in getting a credential, certification, or license, but the training providers are not credit/semester/quarter-hour based? Click the link, do a full credential search (click link on bottom right of page), search for your credential to see if it is eligible for the credentialing assistance program. Call the ESO for more details on how to apply. This free …

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1st Sgt. Michael Galley and Sgt. 1st Class Scott Winter Retires

Sgt. 1st Class Scott Winter, 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, was recognized Aug. 23 during the monthly retirement ceremony on Fort Riley. Winter served 23 years in both active duty status and as a member of the Kansas Army National Guard. The retirement ceremony is dedicated to thanking 1st Inf. Div. and …

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Death of Col (R) Al Raia

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Al Raia was a navigator in the 190th ARW for several years before transferring to the Air Force Reserve. Col Al Raia, USAF Ret., died of cancer at McLeod Regional Hospital on January 1, 2019.  He spent the last 11 years of his life in Florence, South Carolina. He was born December 8, 1939 in the Bronx, New York, to …

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Death of Dr. Wesley Robert Clark

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Dr. Wesley Robert Clark, 71, of Sevierville, TN, formerly of Holton, KS, passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018 at his daughter’s home in Fletcher, NC. Dr. Clark was born January 1, 1947 in Amarillo, TX, the son of William Henry and Muriel E. (Rabourn) Clark. Dr. Clark graduated from Topeka High School in 1965. He attended Washburn University and graduated …

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