VA Loan Program Changes

VA Loan Program Changes

The Department of Veterans Affairs has made a variety of changes to the VA home loan program that affect borrowers at many stages of the mortgage loan process. VA home loans are unique among military benefits because eligibility for a VA loan does not guarantee loan approval; you have to qualify for the loan financially. … Read more

Officer Candidate School – Coast Guard 

Coast Guard Officer Candidate School

The U.S. Coast Guard Officer Candidate School (OCS) is located at the Coast Guard Academy in Connecticut. The 17-week course prepares potential commissioned officers of the Coast Guard to assume the responsibilities of an officer upon graduation. Attendance of an OCS is limited to civilians who have a four-year college degree and enlisted members of … Read more

Officer Candidate School – Marine Corps

Marine Corps Officer Candidate School

The U.S. Marine Corps Officer Candidate School (OCS) is located at Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia. The 10-week program identifies and prepares potential commissioned officers of the Marines to assume the responsibilities of an officer. Marine Corps OCS – The Basics Marine Corps OCS’ mission is to “educate and train officer candidates in Marine … Read more

Officer Training School – Air Force

Air Force OTS

The U.S. Air Force Officer Training School (OTS) is located at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Ala. The nine-and-a-half-week program prepares potential commissioned officers of the Air Force to assume the responsibilities of an officer upon graduation. Attendance of OTS is limited to civilians and enlisted service members who have a four-year college degree. … Read more

Officer Candidate School – Navy

Officer Candidate School Navy

The U.S. Navy Officer Candidate School (OCS) is located at Naval Station Newport in Rhode Island. The 12-week course prepares potential commissioned officers of the Navy to assume the responsibilities of an officer upon graduation. Attendance of an OCS is limited to civilians who have a four-year college degree, enlisted service members with at least … Read more