Soldiers, Family Members and Department of Army civilians are able to pursue their educational goals and further their careers at their local Army Education Centers. There are opportunities for taking vocational-technical, undergraduate or graduate courses at Central Texas College, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the University of Maryland Global Campus and the University of Oklahoma College of Professional and Continuing Study.
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The education center at Rhine Ordnance Barracks (ROB) is the hub for all education activity within U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz. This hub supports those assigned to Sembach, Landstuhl, Baumholder, Miesau, Kleber and Panzer Kasernes and Army Reserve Soldiers in Europe. Soldiers, Family Members and DA civilians can visit or contact any education center to get more information about programs and services provided. If you have any general questions regarding education, college enrollment procedures, Army Tuition Assistance, G.I. Bill, Free Application for Federal Student Aid, Army Personnel Testing, Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES), or Basic Skills Education Program (BSEP) [formerly known as Functional Academic Skills Training (FAST)], do not hesitate to contact an education center today.
Soldiers may be eligible for the Army’s TA program. In order to request TA, a Soldier must have an ArmyIgnitED account (ArmyIgnitED), meet Army TA eligibility criteria and enroll in classes through ArmyIgnitED. If you are a new user, speak with an Army Education Counselor to get registered today.
High School Student Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery-Career Exploration Program (ASVAB-CEP): USAG-RP ACES partners with the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) High Schools in the KMC and BMC area to offer the ASVAB-CEP to high school students living and studying abroad. To learn more about the benefits of the ASVAB-CEP please make contact with your respective High School Guidance Counselor.
REMINDER: Many colleges and universities require students to enroll through the school’s web portal in addition to enrolling via ArmyIgnitED. Check with your school to confirm if this is the case.
Army Personnel Testing Services:
- Armed Forces Classification Test (AFCT)
- Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB)
- Selection Instrument for Flight Training (SIFT)
- Defense Language Aptitude Battery (DLAB)
- Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT)
- Defense Language Reading Proficiency Test (DLRPT)
- Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)
Hours of Operation:
Monday: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Closed for training 12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
Friday: 7:30am - 4:30 p.m.
Closed on Federal Holidays and USAEUR Training Holidays
ROB Education Center
Counseling services, Bldg. 288
0631-3406-2588 (DSN 493)
School representatives, Bldg. 288
Testing services, Bldg. 285
0631-3406-2574 (DSN 493)
Baumholder Education Center
Counseling services, Bldg. 8332
0611-143-531-3180/3181 (DSN 531)
School representatives, Bldg. 8332, 2nd floor
Testing services, Bldg. 8332, 2nd floor
0611-143-531-8186 (DSN 531)
Sembach Education Center
Counseling services, Bldg. 213
0611-143-541-1451/1450 (DSN 541)
School representatives, Bldg. 213
Landstuhl Education Center
Counseling services, Bldg. 3722
0611-143-541-1200 (DSN 541)
School representatives, Bldg. 3722
Testing services, Bldg. 3722
- DANTES: HTTP://WWW.DANTES.DODED.MIL/
- Joint Services Transcript: HTTPS://JST.DODED.MIL/
- Veterans Affairs Education Page (GI BILL): HTTP://WWW.BENEFITS.VA.GOV/GIBILL
- Joint Services Transcripts: HTTPS://JST.DODED.MIL/JST/
- Financial Aid: HTTPS://STUDENTAID.GOV/H/APPLY-FOR-AID/FAFSA
- Scholarships: HTTPS://FISHERHOUSE.ORG/PROGRAMS/SCHOLARSHIPS/
- Student Loan Forgiveness: https://studentaid.gov/manage-loans/forgiveness-cancellation?src=ft
- Foreign Evaluation Services: HTTPS://WWW.NACES.ORG/ , HTTP://AICE-EVAL.ORG/
- Troops to Firefighters: HTTPS://WWW.TROOPSTOFIREFIGHTERS.ORG
- Spouse Education Career Opportunities: MyCAA — Financial Assistance for Military Spouses (militaryonesource.mil)
- Kuder Journey: DANTES - College & Career Planning (Kuder Journey) (doded.mil)
- Occupational Outlook Handbook: HTTPS://WWW.ONETONLINE.ORG/
- Army COOL: HTTPS://WWW.COOL.OSD.MIL/ARMY/
- ASAVB- Career Exploration Program: www.asvabprogram.com