Washington, D.C., July 30, 2014—Following the release of a report on Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits from U.S. Senator Tom Harkin, Chairman of the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, APSCU Vice President of Military and Veterans Affairs Michael Dakduk released the following statement:
"Our institutions are proud to serve the hundreds of thousands of active duty service members, veterans and their families that attend our institutions.
"It is no surprise that members of the military choose our institutions because we provide them with career-focused programs, important support services and the flexibility they need to complete their education."
A 2010 study by the RAND Corporation and the American Council on Education (ACE) titled "Military Veterans’ Experiences Using the Post-9/11 GI Bill and Pursuing Postsecondary Education" reported findings which support the view that our institutions are working to support these students. The report noted the following: