The Military Services team provides support to military students and their families through collaboration, education, and advocacy. Our support extends into the following areas:
Ann Thao, Manager Military Services, has been with Walden University since 2006. She served as the Sr. Military Services Specialist and Supervisor of Walden’s student records imaging project and transitioned into the Military Services role shortly thereafter. Ann is committed to serving the military community as her father served in the military. She also enjoys the outdoors and crafting. Ann manages student calls, overpayments, the Military Services website, and reporting requirements for VA.
Fatima Benkhadda, Sr. Military Services Specialist, has been with Walden University since 2008. She is from a military family as her father and brother both served with a nephew currently serving. Fatima has international work experience working in North Africa and the Middle East and graduated with a legal studies degree. She speaks French, English, and Arabic and enjoy traveling, cooking, baking, and reading about world history. Fatima manages certifications, Tuition Assistance, and TEMPO program.
Bree Bitowt, Military Services Specialist, has been with Walden University since 2018. She was previously part of the Financial Aid team in Customer Care until February 2020 when she transitioned to Military Services. She speaks German and English, and enjoys learning new languages and watching horror movies. Bree manages student calls and emails, and enrollment certifications.