Returning to civilian life after being in the military is not an easy transition. AMU's Michelle Beshears writes about how her plans for a life of military service was disrupted after an unexpected medical discharged at the age of 29. Learn how she transitioned from the service to civilian life and how education helped her start a new career in academia.
On June 14th, Dr. Robert Smith (known to most as “Smitty”) will receive American Public University System’s 2014 Faculty Excellence in Teaching and Learning Award for the School of Security and Global Studies. Smitty teaches courses in intelligence, national security, and military science studies.
By Evan Rosenberg, faculty member, Emergency and Disaster Management at American Public University
Living on Florida’s Gulf Coast means dealing with hurricanes and their after-effects. The impact of a storm can affect one’s life for months, if not years, after it makes landfall. Survivors may be facing loss of job, loss of child-care options, loss of value in the residence, and more.