Like the other military branches the Air Force offers its members great opportunities to get a college education. These programs are generally referred to as Voluntary Education or Vol. Ed.
If you are Active Duty, the Air Force will pay up to 100% of your college tuition. Click here to get more information.
The Air University
Previously known as the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) the Air University provides the full spectrum of Air Force education, encompassing precommissioning programs for new officers; graduate programs in specialized military disciplines; progressive, and career-long professional military development for officer, enlisted, and civilian Airmen.
Click here for details about the AU.
Other Air Force Education Resources
Air Force Aid Society (AFAS)
General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program
The General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program provides grants to selected family members of Air Force members who are:
- Active duty
- Title 10 AGR/Reserve
- Title 32 AGR performing full-time active duty
- Retired reserve
The program pays up to $2,000 for all qualifying applicants.
Click here for details and learn about other AFAS programs.
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