30 Nov '13, 2pm

CNO: You may have to pay for tuition benefit

The Navy plans to fully fund its tuition assistance coffers in fiscal 2014 at the same $84 million level it paid out in 2013. But after that, all bets are off. As budget woes continue, top officials are considering ways to stretch TA dollars. One of those ways is a back-to-the-future proposal that could happen as soon as 2015: mandating sailors foot some of their TA bill. “We may tweak it a little and ask people to pay a little to get tuition assistance — to get some skin in the game.” Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jon Greenert said Nov. 14. “It won’t happen in ’14, as fiscal 2014 tuition assistance is fully funded at the same [amount] that it was in 2013, and we’re still shaping the 2015 budget.” Greenert didn’t define what that “skin” might be, but officials tell Navy Times the most likely scenario would be a return to when the Navy paid 75 percent of a sailor’s TA cost...

Full article: http://www.navytimes.com/article/20131130/EDU02/311300001

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