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“Yellow Ribbon” Upgrade Increases Job Prospects for Military Vets

For some military veteran students, the Yellow Ribbon program added to the Post-9/11 GI Bill makes all the difference in the world. Some will be able to attend a four-year school instead of a local community college while others will be able to attend school as a full-time student. The benefits of the Yellow Ribbon program vary from student to student, but many would say it saved their educational career.

The Yellow Ribbon program is a provision of the GI Bill that increases the variety of schools students may attend. The original GI Bill limited students to attend only public schools but the new provision extends that coverage to public and private schools. Many students are finding that the increase in the educational standard they now receive from the Yellow Ribbon program is broadening their career choices. Many students who would otherwise attend a community college or earn a 2-year degree are finding that they now have the opportunity to receive a 4-year degree. This increases their chances of obtaining a better career.

The Yellow Ribbon program is strictly for those veterans who served at least 36 months of active duty or were honorably discharged after 30 continuous days of service in response to a service-related injury after September 10, 2001. It offers veterans the chance to attend school up to 15 years after discharge. Another positive change is that veterans may choose to transfer their benefits to a dependent. is a portal of all things military.  We appreciate your service and patronage and continuously work to be your “go-to” site for employment and education information.  We work to connect members of military and veteran communities as well as their families with outstanding jobs.  We handle all occupational areas including healthcare, transportation, law enforcement, trades, security, high tech and much more.  You will find excellent jobs for military and veterans in both the civilian and government sectors on our site. is proud to present a multitude of resources for those seeking employment opportunities including a variety of articles and job tips aimed to help you find work.  We also have many valuable resources including our Virtual Job Fair, Directory of Employers, the Military Connection Job Board featuring thousands of nationwide jobs, and a Scholarship Directory. recognizes the wonderful contributions of Transition Officers and Veteran Service Officers.  We value their hard work and are proud to work with and for them.  When the next tour is back home, it's on