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You served your country, now your country is serving you.


Anchorage veterans, military, and reservists, get what you deserve–a quality education right where you live that can prepare you for a great career in a growing field.1  

top technical college for veteransUsing your GI Bill at Charter College

In Alaska, if you have 100% maximum benefit payable under the Post-9/11 GI Bill, you have $19,198.31 to spend on qualifying educational opportunities.  Learn more about GI Bill benefits available to you including the VRAP program for unemployed veterans over 35.


Read our Military Education Benefits from A to Z guide

Fastest growing jobs in Anchorage 

Healthcare and IT are among the careers fields projected to grow the most in Alaska from 2008-2018 according to the U.S. Department of Labor1. Click to find out about jobs for Alaska veterans and how Charter College can get you the training and education that you need close to home. 


College Programs for Veterans

Some of the most popular Charter College programs for Anchorage veterans and active military, include business management, information technology, and health care.2 Due to a high demand for nurses in Alaska, Charter College is offering a nursing program

Find Miltary Scholarships available to veterans, active military and their families.


Veteran Resources

If you’re new to the Anchorage area or returning here as a veteran, you might be wondering where to find the resources you need for your transition from the military. Here’s a handy list of local veterans’ resources for Anchorage veterans to make your transition from military to civilian life easier. From clubs and organizations, to medical facilities to help with re-entering the work force and finding financial aid, we hope you find this guide helpful.


Are you a Wasilla Veteran?

1 US Department of Labor, CareerOneStop website 
2 Charter College Anchorage, program enrollment records for students self-identified as veterans or active duty military, 2011/2012.

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