The Special Warfare Education Group (Airborne) will host an education fair for special-operations Soldiers seeking professional and personal development opportunities through military and civilian education institutions.
Held semi-annually, the event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 4 on the third floor of Bank Hall, a building located on the corner of Ardennes St. and Zabitosky Rd. on Fort Bragg, N.C.
While the education fair is primarily focused toward Army special-operations Soldiers, the event is open to all Fort Bragg personnel.
During the event, attendees will have the opportunity to approach representatives from a number of education organizations in order to have face-to-face discussions about degree programs and course material that may have specific relevance to the Army's special-operations career fields.
Three organizations will be participating in the education fair for the first time: George Washington University, the University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler School of Business and the Downing Scholarship Program.
Returning civilian colleges and universities include American Military University, Campbell University, Central Texas College, East Carolina University, Fayetteville Technical Community College, Fayetteville State University, Kaplan College, Methodist University and its physician assistants program, N.C. Central University's Institute for Homeland Security and Workforce Development, N.C. State University's distance-learning and Leadership in the Public Sector programs, N.C. Agricultural and Technical State University, Norwich University, Southern New Hampshire University, University of Maryland-- University College, UNC-Greensboro, UNC-Pembroke, UNC-Wilmington, Webster University, Western Carolina University, Winston-Salem State University and the University of North Carolina One-Stop Office Liaison.
Military programs scheduled to send representatives include the National Defense University's College of International and Security Affairs, the Naval Postgraduate School, SOF Leader Development and Education Programs intermediate-level education, the Special Operations Center for Enhanced Performance, and SWEG(A) Army education counselors.
SWEG(A) is part of the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, also based out of Fort Bragg.