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01 Nov 2016

“The Program Works. I’m Living Proof!”

01 Nov 2016

“The Program Works. I’m Living Proof!” By Erin Roberts, DANTES Communications Division Carolyn Sutton is a retired Navy IT/communications sailor, a Troops to Teachers (TTT) participant, a retired special-needs teacher in Florida and Alabama, a Troops to Teachers recruiter, an entrepreneur and an active career coach serving the community of Pensacola, FL.

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01 Oct 2016

“Your Attitude will Determine your Altitude”

01 Oct 2016

By Edwardeen Jones, MI State Director, and Mark Brejcha, TTT participant and teacher “Your attitude will determine your altitude,” we’ve heard this phrase so many times in our military careers and it certainly rings true in just about every area of our lives, but when they come from Gail Halvorsen, Air Force Colonel (retired), the famed candy bomber and hero of the Berlin Airlift, they mean something more.

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01 Sep 2016

Coast Guard Commander Shares His Worldly Views

01 Sep 2016

By Troy Gipps, former New England TTT Coordinator The road to teaching after military service is not always a straight one. Initial post-service career choices may at first seem unrelated to a second career in public education. As time passes though, many of these choices remind veterans of their desire to teach and mentor, which in turn leads them to the front of public school classrooms.

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01 Aug 2016

Former AF Officer Awarded for Dedication to Special-Education Students

01 Aug 2016

By: Dr. Meghan Stidd, Mountain Pacific Region Director In May 2016, Mountain Pacific Troops to Teachers surprised Mr. Frank Danesi with a visit to his classroom to present him with the 2016 Mountain Pacific Troops to Teachers “Teacher of the Year” award.

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01 Jul 2016

Returning Home to Teach

01 Jul 2016

By Kimberly Hiebert, in cooperation with Tabetha Hammond Army Major (Ret) Tabetha Hammond served her country proudly for 24 years. Upon retirement, she returned to the school she graduated from and continued to give back to her home community and proudly serving again.