United States Armed Forces veterans are honored members of the community, and because of their service to the country are qualified for numerous special benefits. One benefit is the qualification for special college grants. If veterans choose to go to college or university, they are eligible for numerous grants, scholarships, or loans to help relieve their financial burden, so they can complete their education.
Veterans of all military branches are eligible for grants through numerous federal and state government programs. After serving, many government veteran grants do have a time limit, so it is important to look into going to college shortly after leaving the military. The federal government offers the largest veteran grant programs but there are also state-funded college grants. There are special grant programs for veterans wounded in the line of duty or received those medals, as well as grants for family members of veterans. More information about the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Educational Benefits can be found here.
Other military grants and scholarships include:
An excellent site with information on veteran's grants is The U.S. Department of Labor website. Once you have secured your grant, it's time to improve your future employability with a college degree.