- The army announced Friday a suspension of funding for tuition assistance, affecting both active and reserve members.
- Soldiers currently approved for tuition assistance can continue the courses they are enrolled in, but new requests for assistance cannot be submitted.
- Lt. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg said in a statement that the funding suspension "will remain in effect until the fiscal situation matures," though soldiers will still be able to fund their educations using their GI Bill benefits.
From the article:
WASHINGTON (Army News Service, March 8, 2013) -- Beginning today, funding for tuition assistance will cease and Soldiers cannot submit new requests for tuition assistance, according to Lt. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg, deputy chief of staff, G-1. ...