On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the armistice between the Allied Nations and Germany went into effect, ending World War I. From this moment in history, Veterans Day, November 11th, was born and has been celebrated since by honoring all those who have served our country. On this Veterans Day, all of us at Minnesota Online would like to take this opportunity to thank the millions of American servicemen and servicewomen, both living and deceased, who have selflessly protected our great nation and the American way of life. We are forever in your debt.
Hoping to give back in any way that we can, Minnesota Online is dedicated in supporting service members and veterans as they work toward achieving their educational goals. We work in conjunction with several partners, one of them being My Military Education, which is part of the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs – Higher Education Veterans Program. MyMilitaryEducation.org is resource for locating military transcripts, estimating education benefits, planning for a career and learning about dependent benefits as well as connecting with a Higher Education Regional Coordinator who will help you navigate the higher education system and apply for benefits.
To get started, we suggest you watch an overview of MyMilitaryEducation.org and MyMilitary GPS LifePlan. [Please note the link does take about 30-60 seconds to buffer before the recording begins.]
Many of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities campuses are having special Veterans Day events open to the public throughout the week, be sure to check with your local college for more information. We would like to highlight two events occurring on Monday, November 12:
Presentation by World War II “The Richie Boys” at Metro State
Presentation and book signing with SSG John Kriesel at Dakota County Technical College.