Bill Would Increase Tuition Aid for Guardsmen

In an effort to help bring the next-generation F-35A fighter jet to Montgomery, a bill was introduced to offer local Guardsmen tuition assistance.

Currently ranked 48th in the nation, Alabama’s tuition support for National Guardsmen is “killing” the city’s chances to land the high-tech jet and with it the preservation of more than 4,000 jobs, said Air Force retired Brig. Gen. Paul Hankins.

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