Our Military and their Education

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The majority (86.0%) of officers have a Bachelor’s or higher degree. Few (4.6%) enlisted members have a Bachelor’s or higher degree, while most (94.0%) have a high school diploma and/or some college experience.

In the past nineteen years, the percentage of Active Duty members who have a Bachelor’s and/or an advanced degree has decreased for officers (from 89.6% in 1990, to 86.0% in 2009) but has increased for enlisted (from 2.5% in 1990, to 4.6% in 2009).

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Source: 2009 Demographic Report as published by the Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Military Community and Family Policy).


Trident Military Degrees said...

Military veterans definitely have access to a large variety of educational and university programs such as the GI Bill. In addition, military training instills discipline and leadership qualities; skills which will be very helpful in college and civilian life.

Military Degrees said...

That's so wonderful that the GI bill helps to reward service members with benefits geared to help them. They should be prepared to understand the educational requirements ahead - classes require hard work and they're tailored to building up the students!

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