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Military and Veteran Services

The Office of Military and Veteran Services is committed to serving military-affiliated students so they can succeed academically, utilize their military benefits efficiently, and connect with military-affiliated alumni as they grow into a career where they can be world-leaders.

About Military and Veteran Services

Our office provides support and resources to military veterans, active military members, ROTC cadets, and the parents, children, and spouses of service members.

Our Staff

We provide a space and dedicated staff to help military-affiliated students and families through every step of the college journey.

Resources and Benefits

Along with help navigating military benefits, we serve as a bridge between military dependents, spouses, veterans, and active duty service members to the broader Bethel community. We help with the transition to college as military-affiliated students and their families navigate their unique needs and challenges of the college experience.

Recent News

From the Coast Guard to Bethel

Jillian Carlson ’21 earned her environmental science degree a little later than traditional undergraduate students. But it was all part of the plan. Carlson, who grew up loving the outdoors, served four years in the Coast Guard on the Great Lakes, where she helped maintain navigational buoys and break ice in shipping channels. Her military service helped her pursue her goals to study at a faith-based university like Bethel.

February 04, 2022 | 9:45 a.m.

Following a Call to Serve His Country and His Students

For as long as he can remember, Stephen Nelson GS’22 has felt a call to serve. And when that call led him to the National Guard and a deployment to Afghanistan, he found the support to continue pursuing his goals to serve his students.

October 01, 2021 | 11 a.m.