The Military and the GED


The GED test was created to help returning World War Two veterans who hadn’t graduated from high school have an easier path to higher education and the workforce. But today the United States military does not believe GED holders are generally as qualified candidates for service as traditional high school graduates.

Guest: Janice Laurence, Associate Professor of Adult and Organizational Development at Temple University’s College of Education. (Interviewed by Suzanne Pekow)