The Military Advantage, 2012 Edition is the most up-to-date annual guide to military benefits for active duty service members, veterans, military retirees, and family members. These valuable benefits include billions of dollars in scholarships, educational benefits, home loan guarantees, and military discounts. This year The Military Advantage provides detailed information about the following key benefit changes:
• GI Bill Housing Stipend Payments for Online Students
• Education Benefits for Active-Duty and Dependents
• GI Bill Tuition and Fee Coverage
• GI Bill Benefits to Cover Vocational Training
• Cost-of-Living Adjustment for Retirees and Vets
• TRICARE Premiums and Co-Pays
• Pay Raises for 2012
• And much, much more…
The Military Advantage is published in partnership with Military.com, the nation’s largest military membership organization.
Terry Howell is Military.com’s Managing Editor for Benefits. He is a retired Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer and disabled veteran. In his role as a Coast Guard Career Development Advisor, Terry provided career, finance, education, and benefits counseling to service members and their families. Terry earned both his Bachelor’s degree and MBA at Corban University using Tuition Assistance and his GI Bill benefits to help cover the cost.
Praise for The Military Advantage
"Knowledge is the first and most critical tool for a veteran. Awareness of what's available and how to access the system is key. The Military Advantage finally brings it all together in one place."
—Edward A. Powell Jr., President and CEO, USO World Headquarters
"Every service member and veteran should read this book. It is the definitive guide to making the most of your benefits."
—The Honorable Anthony J. Principi, former Secretary of Veterans Affairs
"The Military Advantage is the single best benefits resource for military personnel and their families. It’s a must-read for anyone who has ever worn a uniform."
—Jack L. Tilley, Sergeant Major of the Army (Ret.)