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Military Spouse Career Advancement Account (MyCAA)

The Military Spouse Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) provides military spouses the opportunity and financing to receive the training and education needed for portable careers that will persist during the military lifestyle of multiple relocations.

The Department of Defense has funded a maximum benefit of $4,000 with a fiscal cap of $2,000 to eligible military spouses to use toward associated degree programs, licenses, certifications, or credentials leading to employment (not higher degrees). The spouse must finish the program of study within three years from start date of first course.


  • Spouses of active-duty members: E1-E5, W1-W2 and O1-O2.
  • Spouses of activated Guard & Reserve with the same ranks are also eligible (must be able to start and complete while sponsor is on Title 10 orders.

A military spouse can apply for MyCAA Financial Assistance after creating a MyCAA Career 
and Training Plan on

For further information, contact MilitaryOneSource at 1-888-342-9647 or visit your base A&FRC.

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