Reservists called up for active duty will soon qualify for increased Post-9/11 GI Bill education benefits if they meet certain requirements.
By VAntagePoint Contributor|2018-08-23T10:03:32-04:00August 23rd, 2018|Benefits|Comments Off on Forever GI Bill/Colmery Act allows more Reserve service to qualify for education benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill
The “Forever GI Bill” allows certain members of the National Guard and Reserve to transfer into the Post-9/11 GI Bill after they lost their educational benefits in 2015.
By VAntagePoint Contributor|2018-08-01T09:52:52-04:00August 1st, 2018|Benefits|Comments Off on Reservists and National Guard members can transfer their remaining REAP entitlement to the Post-9/11 GI Bill
In a research project called the National Veteran Education Success Tracker (NVEST), Student Veterans of America (SVA) identified the many ways student Veterans using the Post-9/11 GI Bill are outperforming their peers based on success rates, degree-types, and graduation. NVEST is the only research study to review all records of Post-9/11 GI Bill students and quantify how that investment translates for America. It is a [...]
For more than four years the Post-9/11 GI Bill has given a new generation of Veterans the opportunity to pursue their education and stay competitive in today’s job market. As a new student Veteran, Steven Ferraro understands the importance of having that chance and using it to better the lives of his family. After 10 years of service in the U.S. Army, Ferraro decided it [...]
Director, VA's Education Service
In the past four years, VA has issued more than $30 billion in Post-9/11 GIBill benefit payments, and helped nearly 1 million service members, Veterans, and their families pursue their education and career goals.