President Barack Obama, accompanied by first lady Michelle Obama, visited 3rd Infantry Division Soldiers at Fort Stewart, GA to discuss a new executive order to safeguard military education benefits and protect servicemembers from predatory schools.
Obama and the First Lady expressed their desire to protect military members, veterans and their families from predatory recruiters offering bogus and costly education programs.
“I’ve heard the stories … you may have experienced it yourselves. You go online to try and find the best school for military members or your spouses or other family members,” President Obama said. “You end up on a website that looks official. They ask you for your email, they ask you for your phone number, they promise to link you up with a program that fits your goals.”
Read the full article by Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr. here.