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The House of Representative’s Wounded Warrior Program currently has Fellowships available in the following cities:  Edinburg(TX), Jacksonville(FLA), Houston(TX), Hemet(CA),                    El Paso(TX),  San Antonio(TX), Orange(TX), Deer Park(TX), Pago Pago(Samoa), Vancouver(WA), Traverse City(MI), Morristown(TN), Greenville(NC), and Washington, DC.


Please see below for additional information about the program.


Job Summary:  Fellowships are limited to veterans desiring to serve a two-year paid Congressional Fellowship as part of the House of Representatives Wounded Warrior Program.  Selected Fellows will work directly for a Member of Congress as part of their staff.  Fellowships are located in either a Congressional District office or in Washington, D.C.


Job Duties:  Duties will vary depending upon the specific requirements of each Member office.  Said duties may include, but are not limited to:  working as a constituent services representative helping local constituents resolve issues with federal agencies; serving as a liaison to local Veterans Service Organizations (VSO); attending local events and meetings on behalf of your Member of Congress; and performing legislative work.  Specific duties for each Member office will be discussed during the interview process.


Compensation:  $38,853 - $51,312 a year.


Requirements:  Fellowships are limited to veterans who meet ALL of the following requirements:


•       served on active duty in the last five years; and

•       have a minimum 20% disability rating from the Department of Veterans Affairs (this requirement is waived if the veteran has a Purple Heart); and

•       must have a terminal rank of E3 or O-3 and below; and

•       must have an Honorable Discharge.


The above requirements may not be waived.  Reservist are eligible to apply but veterans with a 20 military retirement are not eligible.


How to Apply:  For additional information or if you would like to be considered for a Fellowship, go to USA Jobs and search “Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program” or click on the following link:


Contact:  If you have reviewed the USA Jobs posting and still have questions, please email


Mac Tolar


Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program

United States House of Representatives






Free Collage Schorships To Two MCL Members


Marines of the Marine Corps League:


The Marine Corps League has agreed with the American Military University (AMU) for AMU to award two regular Marine Corps League members a full scholarship (four years) to receive a Bachelor Degree or a Master's Degree in any degree offered by AMU.  You must have an accredited Bachelor's Degree in applying for the Master's Degree.  AMU is the full sponsor of this program.


Only current, regular Marine Corps League members who are interested in applying for one of these degree programs can apply.  Application must be submitted no later than 15 July 2017.

Visit American Military University | Online Degrees & Certificates | 877-755-2787 or for choices of degrees and complete information on AMU.


This is a great opportunity to further your education.  These scholarships cover full tuition as well as the digital books (library) for attending.  Some degrees that require lab equipment, the awardees would be responsible for purchases of that lab equipment.


Please read the attached application and "fact sheet" on AMU for further details.  AMU is an on-line University.  This is a full four year scholarship for a Bachelor Degree or a full two year scholarship for a Masters Degree.  Their classes start at your convenience.  As soon as you are awarded the scholarship, you should be prepared to start the classes soon afterwards.


Look over the attachments and if you have a question, please e-mail me.  Go to AMU website and see who they are.  It is a great institution offering two Marine Corps League members a GREAT opportunity.


Semper Fi,


Johnny Baker

National Judge Advocate




Updated 02/12/2018

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