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Old 19 November 2019, 15:21
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GI Bill expires November 2020

I've got my Masters and I've got a few months left. Just looking for something interesting to use the last of my benefits on. Are there any shooting courses that use GI Bill? Any other ideas?
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Old 19 November 2019, 15:40
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Not sure if you saw this already or not, but wanted to throw it out there for ideas. One list also listed "gunsmithing" courses as being covered.

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Old 19 November 2019, 16:01
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Go learn to fly a plane. That would be cool.
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Old 19 November 2019, 16:14
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If you're into climbing the American Alpine Institute accepts the GI Bill for their multi-course Mountaineering Instructor Certification.
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Old 19 November 2019, 16:20
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Go learn to fly a plane. That would be cool.
I'd love to but unless someone knows how to get on a program that will pay for the private pilots license I can't.
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Old 19 November 2019, 17:17
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I'd love to but unless someone knows how to get on a program that will pay for the private pilots license I can't.
Liberty University has/had a bachelor's degree in aviation that includes a private pilots license.
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Wilderness EMT through SOLO at their Conway, NH facility. That's how I got started on the path to Paramedic. I think I was their first after getting their VA approval.
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Old 19 November 2019, 21:42
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Sonoran Desert Institute. Build up an 80% lower (AR-10, AR-15, 1911) and it is approved to be done with your GI Bill. I used my GI Bill to do the AAS in Firearms Technology. If you can't do the whole thing you can do the 80% builds, you won't get full housing reimbursement, but you will have the 80% build and a bit of knowledge when you are done. You might have time to do two of them...

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What's your masters in and what career are you doing/looking at?
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Old 20 November 2019, 10:05
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Liberty University has/had a bachelor's degree in aviation that includes a private pilots license.
Thanks for that info.

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Wilderness EMT through SOLO at their Conway, NH facility. That's how I got started on the path to Paramedic. I think I was their first after getting their VA approval.
Got the Navy Reserves to pay for my Paramedic a long time ago, but thanks for the tip.

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Sonoran Desert Institute. Build up an 80% lower (AR-10, AR-15, 1911) and it is approved to be done with your GI Bill. I used my GI Bill to do the AAS in Firearms Technology. If you can't do the whole thing you can do the 80% builds, you won't get full housing reimbursement, but you will have the 80% build and a bit of knowledge when you are done. You might have time to do two of them...

www.sdi.edu
Thanks, thats definitely something to consider.

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What's your masters in and what career are you doing/looking at?
Well I was hoping to have a career as a Doggy Daddy, as my wife called it.We got surprised at my shitbag sister in law not caring about her boys, so now hoping to be a stay at home Dad to my 2 feral nephews that we adopted. Maybe just do some jobs on the side as my wife is slowly working her way to being a sugar momma!
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If you're into climbing the American Alpine Institute accepts the GI Bill for their multi-course Mountaineering Instructor Certification.
I already know about this and hoping I can do a course or 2.
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