Yearly Archives: 2004

Online education aids military students with developing careers

December 16, 2004 – Gunnery Sgt. Kevin Shearer has traveled all over the world during his seventeen years of military service. He has witnessed history being made, and he’s participated in some of our country’s most defining moments. He was part of operation Desert Storm, and he assisted in the …continued
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Airman goes to great ‘distance’ to work on degree

October 15, 2004 – Staff Sgt. John Haymes spends his working hours training Airmen at the 363rd Training Squadron. His duties as a Military Training Leader here range from numerous administrative tasks to supervising a dormitory with up to 1,000 students. He teaches drill, dress and appearance, living and health …continued
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Marine continues his Computer Engineering Degree with Grantham aboard the USS Enterprise

Gunnery Sgt. Edward Dalsing was in charge of supervising navigation, communications, and flight recording systems, and was able to keep up with his studies online. Read Article
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Gulf Defender

Going the distance without the commute – Master Sgt. Jim Anslow and Staff Sgt. Jacqueline Doherty are two of the many students at Tyndall who are finding that distance education works for them in a way that traditional universities didn’t.
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Airmen can reach goals with distance education

July 16, 2004 – Master Sgt. James Anderson joined the military in 1987 for the opportunities it offered him. Primarily, he wanted an education. He spent the next 18 years serving in various branches of the military and earned two associate’s degrees, but deployments and a busy schedule kept him …continued
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Technology helps single mom stay in touch, earn a degree

July 1, 2004 – Master Sgt. Andrea Fisher, an Information Manager at Air Force Space Command, can defend her country, earn her degree, and still be a mom even when she’s thousands of miles away. This wasn’t always the case. Two years ago Sergeant Fisher, a college student and single …continued
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Father/Grandfather Earns Engineering Degree

March 31, 2004 – Master Sergeant John VanVliet is an Information Assurance Training Coordinator at Fort McPherson. He coordinates three computer security courses, and recently found time to take some classes of his own. In December, after 26 years in the military, the father of two and proud grandfather of …continued
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In the Eye of the Storm

March 15, 2004 – Day or night, reservists could be called to action across the globe. Keeping a watchful eye on events is crucial to the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s only Air Force Reserve unit, the 403rd Wing. Senior Master Sergeant William Parsons monitors all operations from a command center with …continued
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Campus on a keyboard

February 3, 2004 – Online learning has been a boon to millions. But is it a convenience – or a threat to all that’s best about college? For Sr. Airman Aaron Fisher, every day he and his fellow soldiers spent in post-Hussein Iraq required vigilance. But avoiding bullets and bombs …continued
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