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Green River named one of the top military friendly schools in U.S.

Green River has been named one of the top military-friendly schools in the nation according to Victory Media, a media entity for military personnel transitioning to civilian life. The 2014 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities, and trade schools that do the most to ensure the success of military service members, veterans, and spouses. 27 Washington community and technical colleges were included in the list. Victory Media compiled the list through research and data-driven analysis of surveys from more than 10,000 federal Department of Veterans Affairs-approved schools nationwide, along with a survey of more than 4,000 student veterans. The results were independently audited by national accounting firm Ernst & Young. Green River was among 1,818 schools nationwide to make the list. Other Washington community and technical colleges on the Military Friendly Schools list are: Bates, Bellevue, Bellingham, Big Bend, Cascadia, Centralia, Clark, Clover Park, Columbia Basin, Edmonds, Everett, Grays Harbor, Lake Washington, Lower Columbia, North Seattle, Olympic, Peninsula, Pierce, Renton, Shoreline, Skagit Valley, South Puget Sound, South Seattle, Tacoma, Walla Walla and Whatcom. Find out more about what Community and Technical colleges are doing for returning veterans. For a complete list of schools in Washington and across the nation, visit www.militaryfriendlyschools.com/mfslist.aspx.