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Types of assignments and qualifications for operational advisor, candidates must be active duty, sergeant first class to sergeant major, senior captain to lieutenant colonel; 110 GT score for noncommissioned officers, pass the APFT in age group, be able to obtain and maintain up to a top secret clearance. Officers must complete at least two years command time and sergeants first class must have two years platoon sergeant time or equivalent. Assignments and qualifications for operational support and staff include: active duty sergeant to sergeant major, senior captain to lieutenant colonel, 110 GT Score for NCOs, pass the APFT in age group, be able to obtain and maintain up to top secret clearance and officers must complete at least two years of command.

Scholarships available

Applicants can also go online through www.commissaries.com or more directly at www.militaryscholar.org. The program, administered by the Fisher House, awards at least $1,500 at each commissary.

To apply, the student must be a dependent of a servicemember on active duty, Reservist, Guardsman, retiree or survivor of a military member who died in the line of duty or survivor of a retiree, unmarried, under 21 years, or 23 if enrolled as a full-time student at a college or university. Applicants, as well as their sponsor, must be enrolled in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System database and have a current military ID card. The applicant must also be planning to attend or already attending an accredited college or university full time in the fall of 2013 or be enrolled in a program of studies designed to transfer directly into a four-year program. Also, applicants must submit an essay on a title announced on www.militaryscholar.org.

Applications must be turned in to a commissary by close of business Feb. 22. For questions, call (856) 616-9311 or email them at militaryscholar@scholarshipmanagers.com.

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