Veterans Retraining Assistance Program - (VRAP)
This program offers up to 12 months of
training assistance to unemployed veterans. The program is limited to
45,000 participants from July 1, 2012, through September 30, 2012, and
54,000 participants from October 1, 2012, through March 31, 2014. Check
out this link for additional details and to see if you qualify.
Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Adult and Dislocated Worker
1. The Adult program aims to increase the employment,
job retention, earnings, and career advancement of
2. The WIA Dislocated Workers Program assists workers
who have been laid off or have been notified that they will
be terminated or laid off.
AMVETS Career Centers (Presently Unavailable) provide
hundreds of free internet based training courses through a
partnership with MindLeaders, Inc. These courses are
provided free-of-charge to those who meet the service and
College Credit for Military Experience - Your military
service has likely earned you college credit. Many schools
and colleges award military students credit towards a degree
based on training, coursework, and occupational specialty.
You've worked hard in the military -- now you can save
tuition dollars and classroom time.
Registered Apprenticeship is a critical postsecondary
education, training and employment option available in every
state in the country.
Hardhats is a program that helps ease the passage into
civilian life for military personnel, Guardsmen and
Reservists by providing information on great career
opportunities, pay, and benefits in the construction
Iowa Dept of Education
provides information and a
listing of schools and training establishments that have
been approved by the Iowa State Approving Agency for use by
other eligible persons for GI Bill program
RWM - Iowa
Vocational Schools Database provides a database of
Private Postsecondary Vocational Schools.
Rehabilitation and Employment - The mission of
VR&E is to help veterans with
service-connected disabilities to prepare for, find, and
keep suitable jobs. For veterans with service-connected
disabilities so severe that they cannot immediately consider
work, VR&E offers services to improve their ability to live
as independently as possible.