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Greg today is armed forces day and we celebrate by showing off -- a great opportunity for veterans it's called the viper program at a community college in New Jersey vets can tear in there military training.
Into a college degree bring in now Molly Line takes place -- you are talking upstairs and he really really like this program.
Yeah it's a great program at such a great story -- many women of our armed forces they -- so much.
And they learn so much in the service of this nation now -- Warren county community college in Washington New Jersey is giving back to these brave soldiers they've created a program.
They gives credits where credits are do they called program viper which stands for veterans in pursuit of educational readiness.
Through piper veterans are eligible to receive up to 45 credits for there military training.
But apply directly to their degree and there are many schools across the country that offer similar benefits.
But might goes further than most military service members may be able to graduate with an associates degree in just one semester.
At the end of the day.
We we owe a lot of gratitude to these veterans and we should be changing what we're doing to make it easier for them it shouldn't be hard for them to come to college and get their degree.
The first two graduates of the viper program received their degrees today Christina -- and National Guard combat medic.
-- Adam Adams who served in the Marines have earned associate degrees and applied science and technical studies.
Bruce is hoping to open her own holistic center and Adam stream is to become a new Jersey state trooper both.
Are very grateful for the opportunities this program has given them.
I think every school.
Should have a program like this every school around.
Because it's it's very hard to transition the viper -- helped me feel like I finally being recognized for all this service and sacrifice.
But I have to go through.
-- county community college offers a lot of online courses which means.
Active duty military can begin earning their degrees while they are stationed anywhere in the world are -- I see why you like the story Christina and Adam congratulations to those guys are at Molly thank you -- -- about the hot.
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