The Military Advantage, 2011 Edition

The Guide to Military and Veterans Benefits
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Published:March 15, 2011
By Terry Howell (Author)

Featuring the 2011 changes to Family Education, Survivor, and Wounded Warrior benefits, this is the latest edition of The Military Advantage. Acknowledged as the essential reference to military and veterans' benefits, this annual has earned a reputation as a reliable, up-to-date guide for millions of American military families. Written by Terry Howell, the managing editor for, and backed by the resources of that twelve-million-member organization and its parent company,, the guide unlocks the availability of benefits that too often are overlooked or go unused. These valuable benefits include scholarships, educational resources, health care, family support programs, home loan guarantees, wounded warrior resources, transition assistance and much more.

Full of insider tips, shortcuts, and answers to frequently asked questions, this easy-to-use guide collects multiple resources into a single timely reference with an authoritative analysis of the benefits. Updated annually, it enables readers to make the most of the military experience, whether on active duty, a veteran, a retiree, or member of a military family. The Military Advantage, 2011 Edition is published in partnership with

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Product Details
  • Subject: Veterans/Military Life
  • Paperback : 400 pages
  • Publisher: Naval Institute Press (March 15, 2011)
  • ISBN-10: 1591143926
  • ISBN-13: 9781591143925
  • Product Dimensions: 7 X 9 in
  • Shipping Weight: 28.16 oz
  • “…a very useful guide…straightforward and authoritative. The intent is obviously to provide a complete, practical introductory guide to veterans’ benefits that is entirely comprehensible to lay readers; in this regard, the author has succeeded admirably. Recommended.” — Choice

Terry Howell is the Director of Strategic Alliance and Outreach programs for A retired Coast Guard chief petty officer, he last served as a career development advisor. While at, he has worked with the Department of Defense to write the content for TurboTAP, the DoD’s online transition assistance program. In addition, Howell was the lead on a team of subject matter experts who developed the military skills matching tool for the Department of Veterans Affairs VAForVets website. He has used a combination of traditional and non-traditional education resources, military tuition assistance and the GI Bill to complete his BS and MBA.

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