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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Andrea Rasmussen an explosive ordnance disposal journeyman assigned to the 99th Civil Engineering Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base,Nev. poses for a portrait for Women's History Month, March 5. "I think the whole world is benefiting in some way from women being in the military" said Airman Rasmussen.  (U.S. Air Force Photo / Senior Airman Stephanie Rubi)

It Just Got a Whole Lot Easier For NC Vets to Go to College

It just got easier for veterans to go to college in North Carolina. The North Carolina State Legislature has passed a law, SB 478, that will allow for recent veterans and those who qualify for the Montgomery GI Bill or the Post-9/11 Education Program to be eligible for in-state tuition, waiving the 12-month residency requirement. At the signing ceremony, Governor McCrory suggested the logic behind the law was to encourage those stationed in North Carolina to stay in the state after they finish their service: “This new law will boost North Carolina’s economy by encouraging the talent to … [Read More...]