I was mistaken. That's right: I was wrong. Looks like the Commandant and the Chief of Staff decided the Service was heading down the wrong path. Alleluia! Just received in my inbox:
The decision from the Commandant is to fully fund all Tuition Assistance benefits, graduate and undergraduate, for FY05. An ALCOAST will be coming out today or Thursday of this week that should fully explain where we are in the program.