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Military and Veterans Affairs

Military and Veterans Affairs Division 

At Austin Peay State University, we are proud to honor and support our nation’s heroes. Our Military and Veterans Affairs Division is dedicated to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for veterans, active-duty military members, and their families. We understand the unique challenges and experiences that come with military service, and we are committed to helping you achieve your academic and career goals.

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Fort Campbell

Take classes at our Fort Campbell location just 10 miles away from our Clarksville location. Our Fort Campbell location specializes in 8-week classes offering, in person, online, night and day class offerings.

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Newton Military Family Resource Center

Transitioning from military to civilian life can be challenging. Our team at the Newton Military Family Resource Center specialize in ensuring you have the tools and guidance needed to succeed as an APSU Governor.

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Veterans Education Benefits

Navigating your Veterans Education benefits can be challenging. Our dedicated staff is here to assist you in maximizing your education benefits, including GI Bill®, Yellow Ribbon Program and more.

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Career Services

Dedicated to helping you launch your post-military career; our team can connect you with employers who value the skills and experiences gained during your service.

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Veterans Upward Bound

Veterans Upward Bound is a free program with no associated fees. Our office provides services and materials to help you achieve your pre-college educational goals.

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VetSuccess on Campus

A comprehensive program offering adjustment counseling, support services, career counseling, peer to peer mentoring, employment assistance, and guidance on the VA benefits and health services available.

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APSU's Military and Veterans Affairs Division hosts Veterans Celebration Week to mark anniversary

Austin Peay State University's Military and Veterans Affairs Division (MVAD) celebrated six months on campus with Veterans Celebration Week from Nov. 6-11. The series of events welcomed Austin Peay's military-affiliated students and invited them to take advantage of the division's resources with celebrations, lunch-ins, an appreciation game and more.

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Austin Peay honors Latinx military heroes with lecture, panel
Austin Peay honors Latinx military heroes with lecture, panel

On Thursday, Oct. 12, Austin Peay State University's Latino Community Resource Center (LCRC) and APSU's new Military and Veteran Affairs division invited two retired veterans, Edgar Maldonado and Hector Santos, to share their life stories and experiences in the military to the Honoring Latino Military Heroes panel.

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APSU hosts THEC's Veteran Reconnect Conference 2023 to empower military students

Austin Peay State University recently hosted the Tennessee Higher Education Commission's (THEC) Veteran Reconnect Conference 2023 after winning the event's namesake grant for the third year in a row. This year's conference focused on "Maximizing the Military Experience for College Credits."

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