Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 3423 The military, AmeriCorps, and federal tax benefits provide financial opportunities that can make college more affordable. The Military The military has a number of excellent programs to help young men and women pay for college. The United States military offers training and employ- mentinover2,000jobspecialties,over80%ofwhichhave civilian counterparts. The military also has a number of programs to help enlistees pay for college. Studentscanlearnaboutcareerandeducationalopportu- nities in the military by visiting Students can learn about specific branches of the military by calling the fol- lowing numbers, or by visiting the following websites: ARMY 1-800-USA-ARMY NAVY 1-800-USA-NAVY AIR FORCE 1-800-423-USAF MARINES 1-800-MARINES The best way to learn about military opportunities is to talk to a local recruiter. Because the career, training, and educational opportunities are different for each military branch, students should talk to recruiters from two or more military branches. Students can search for the recruiters in their area by going to the websites listed above. The Montgomery GI Bill The Montgomery GI Bill provides enlistees with an excellent opportunity to earn money for college. Under the GI Bill, enlistees who contribute $100 a month for their first 12 months can receive over $50,000 to pay for their education. Part IV Other Sources of Aid