The U.S. invasion of Afghanistan began on October 7, 2001, less than a month after the horrific terrorist attacks on September 11. It began with an air assault followed by special forces attacks with the goal of bringing the 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden to justice.
West Virginia Veterans Upward Bound (WV VUB) is a program designed to help Veterans of the U.S. Military to pursue postsecondary education. WV VUB has helped Veterans in West Virginia receive education assistance for more than three decades.
One of the most important benefits for a military member who has retired from the Armed Services is access to health care coverage under one of the TRICARE program’s health plans.
Veterans returning to civilian life after service may decide to attend a post-secondary school to further expand their career choices after the military. This opportunity not only improves the chance of getting a good job but can also make the transition out of service much easier.