Education & Employment

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Chapter 30 - Active Duty GI Bill (MGIB)

Chapter 30 – Active Duty GI Bill

The Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty (MGIB), sometimes known as Chapter 30, provides up to 36 months of education benefits for eligible servicemembers. This benefit can be used for:

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Chapter 32 – Veterans Education Assistance Program (VEAP)

Veterans Education Assistance Program (VEAP) is available only to veterans who elected to make VEAP contributions from their military pay. Under this program, the VA will match every $1 contributed with $2.
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Chapter 33 - Post 9/11 G.I. Bill

The Post 9/11 G.I. Bill is the newest version of the program. The program includes several types of benefits. These benefits last for up to 36 months, with amounts based on the length and nature of your service.
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Chapter 35 - Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program (DEA)

DEA provides education and training benefits to eligible dependents of certain servicemembers.
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Selected Reserve GI Bill (MGIB-SR)

The VA also provides a GI Bill for certain Reserve members. The program provides up to 36 months of benefits.
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Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP)

REAP provides educational assistance to members of the Reserve components called or ordered to active duty in response to a war or national emergency declared by the president or Congress.
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Chapter 31 - Vocational Rehabilitation

Vocational Rehabilitation is a program for veterans with service-connected disabilities. The intent of the program is to help you become employed.
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Federal Jobs for Spouses of Certain Disabled or Deceased Veterans

A new rule that gives veterans and qualifying spouses an edge when it comes to getting a federal job - and keeping that job in the face of job cuts.
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Student Loan Discharge or Forgiveness and Military Service

Student loans can be quite a burden on any borrower. Discharge of that student loan debt can be very difficult. However, there are options.