It doesn't matter which branch of the military you're in - US air force, army, coast guard, marines, navy; active or reserve - external correspondance courses may help you to advance your career - during your service and beyond.
You can benefit a great deal from correspondance education while you're serving your country. The DANTES (Defense Activity Non-Traditional Education Support) external degree program allows military personnel to earn online degrees from accredited institutions.
Some of the advantages of pursuing your education through Army correspondance courses or an external, online correspondance school while in the military are:
You can earn credit wherever you're stationed.
You can study when the schedule allows.
You can choose from Certificates, Associate's, Bachelor's, and Master's degrees
You can increase your promotion and pay potential.
You can receive financial assistance for tuition.
DANTES (Defense Activity Non-Traditional Education Support) External Degree Programs