14 U.S. Code § 2904 - Education and training opportunities for Coast Guard spouses
(a) Tuition Assistance.—The Commandant may provide, subject to the availability of appropriations, tuition assistance to an eligible spouse to facilitate the acquisition of—
education prerequisites and a professional license or credential required, by a government or government-sanctioned licensing body, for an occupation that expands employment and portable career opportunities for the spouse.
(b) Definitions.—In this section, the following definitions apply:
(1) Eligible spouse.—
(A) In general.—
(B) Exclusion.—The term “eligible spouse” does not include an individual who—
is married to, but legally separated from, a member of the Coast Guard under a court order or statute of any State or territorial possession of the United States; or
(2) Portable career.—
The term “portable career” includes an occupation that requires education, training, or both that results in a credential that is recognized by an industry, profession, or specific type of business.
2021—Subsec. (b)(1)(B). Pub. L. 116–283 substituted “an individual” for “a person” in introductory provisions.
Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Second Expansion of the My Career Advancement Account Program for Military Spouses
“The spouse of a member of the Coast Guard may participate in the My Career Advancement Account program of the Department of Defense if the Coast Guard reimburses the Department of Defense.”