Military Affairs Council of Shreveport-Bossier


Tue April 23, 2013

Military Affairs Council helps Barksdale AFB weather sequestration

John Atkins, president of the Shreveport-Bossier Military Affairs Council, said his organization will award tuition assistance scholarships in June.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

The liaison organization between Barksdale Air Force Base and the Shreveport-Bossier community is preparing to roll out a $100,000 scholarship program for Barksdale airmen enrolled in college programs. The Shreveport-Bossier Military Affairs Council raised the dollars in haste when it learned that the military tuition assistance program would be cut due to automatic spending cuts by Congress. The tuition assistance has since been reinstated.

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