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GI Educational Benefits Comparison Tool

For many eligible participants, the Post-9/11 GI Bill is a better solution than other education benefit programs, such as the Montgomery GI Bill - Active Duty, Montgomery GI Bill - Selected Reserve and the Reserve Education Assistance Program (REAP). However, this decision depends on several factors, including the type of education or training you plan to take and the amount of benefits received under each program. The following comparison tools may help you in making your decision. more...

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The Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children

Frequent moves and deployment can create problems for children of military families who are still in school, as a result of different rules and requirements between school districts. The Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children was created to help with this problem. It applies to the children of: Active duty members of the uniformed services, including members of the National Guard and Reserve on active duty orders; Member more...

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Veterans Guide to Education Benefits

The Montgomery G.I. Bill - Overview The Montgomery G.I. Bill (“GI Bill”) was passed after World War II. The purpose was to give returning veterans a chance to go to college or get vocational training. The program has existed - and expanded - ever since. It has helped thousands of veterans. The law is broken down into several "chapters," each describing a different program. It includes programs for certain active duty members, Reservists and Na more...

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Education Benefits for Dependents of Certain Veterans

Dependents' Educational Assistance provides education and training opportunities to eligible dependents of certain veterans. The program offers up to 45 months of education benefits more...

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Educational Readmission Requirements for Servicemembers

Sometimes, a servicemember must completely withdraw from college or a post-graduate program on a voluntary or involuntary basis in connection with their service as a member of the National Guard or Reserve, on active duty, active duty for training, or full-time National Guard duty under Federal authority (but not State authority).If this happens for a period of more than 30 consecutive days under a call or order to active duty of more than 30 consecutive days, federal law can provide i more...

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