Coast Guard reinstates tuition assistance

Coast Guard reinstates tuition assistance
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard announced that tuition assistance is reinstated for the remainder of fiscal 2013 but with revised eligibility requirements. The Coast Guard revised eligibility requirements for members seeking assistance in order to ensure the $4.6 million set aside for the program is enough to sustain it to the end of the fiscal year. The new requirements for eligibility include...

U.S. Coast Guard to reinstate Tuition Assistance

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard joins the Department of Defense in reinstating tuition assistance in response to an amendment that was inserted into the General Provisions of the 2013 Appropriations Bill. The amendment to the Appropriations Bill submitted by U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), directs the U.S. Coast Guard, a component of Department of Homeland Security, placed under the category...