Category: GI Bill

GI Bill benefit information, events, news and more for veterans.

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Disaster Assistance Resources For Veterans

Veterans After a disaster, if you’re a Veteran, you can find help and support through the VA and other resources on this page. Veterans Crisis Line If you are a Veteran in crisis – or you’re concerned about one – free, confidential support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Veterans Crisis Line is available by… Read more
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VA assists GI Bill beneficiaries with Education Corporation of America closure

WASHINGTON —The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will assist GI Bill® students affected by the December closure of Education Corporation of America’s (ECA) approximately 70 campuses. VA is in the process of identifying GI Bill beneficiaries currently enrolled at ECA and informing them of follow-on options. If schools close in the middle of a term and Post-9/11 GI Bill… Read more
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Post-9/11 GI Bill Housing Payment Rates Update

WASHINGTON – Today the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced key changes in the processing of GI Bill benefits payments under the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017 (Forever GI Bill). Because of continued information technology difficulties with implementing sections 107 and 501 of the law, both of which change the way monthly housing allowance payments are… Read more
GI Bill Survey

GI Bill Survey

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); We did a quick random survey asking those who served in the United States military if they used the GI Bill (any version for any amount of time) after they separated from the military.  This is clearly a very small sample of those who served.  If it even remotely represents the correct percentage of those… Read more
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Forever GI Bill Expands VA Educational Benefits

15 provisions enhance benefits for Veterans WASHINGTON — Effective Aug. 1, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) implemented 15 more provisions of the Harry W. Colmery Educational Assistance Act of 2017, also referred to as the Forever GI Bill. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); These provisions, in addition to the 13 implemented since the law was signed less than… Read more
Forever GI Bill Update

Forever GI Bill Update

We are providing this recent letter we received from Curtis L. Coy, the Deputy Under Secretary for Economic Opportunity, Veterans Benefits Administration at the Department of Veterans Affairs.  This letter explains all the recent updates with the Forever GI Bill including details on restoring benefits for those whose school closed and/or schools that were disapproved! Follow VOB On… Dear Fellow Veterans… Read more