In this 99th year of commemorating Veterans Day on November 11, VA has broadened that observance and appreciation to designate the entire month of November as National Veterans and Military Families Month. At VA, we like to say that every day is Veterans Day, but this month and year it has been especially evident as […]
I’d like to pass on a couple of issues. Information concerning the impact of Hurricane Harvey and the recent legislation signed by the President – the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017, also referred to as the “Forever GI Bill”.
The VA would like to provide a brief heads up that affects members of the Reserve. On November 25, 2015, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2016 sunset the Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP).
Last week (Veterans Day), we launched our most recent version of the GI Bill Comparison Tool. We encourage you to take a look and test drive it: https://www.vets.gov/gi-bill-comparison-tool/ By enhancing this tool, we hope to further empower Veterans by arming them with the information they need to navigate the volume of choices.
Thanks to VA’s new GI Bill® Comparison Tool, you can now find information online about Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits and the schools and training programs available to education beneficiaries. Before this tool launched, estimating how much beneficiaries may receive under the Post-9/11 GI Bill benefit was challenging. The new comparison tool makes it easy to estimate […]
Today the VA, along with agency partners Defense, Education, Justice, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the Federal Trade Commission launched an online complaint system designed to collect feedback from veterans, service members and their families who experience problems with schools when using Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits and the Military Tuition Assistance Program.
GI Bill payments, particularly monthly housing payments, can sometimes be a mystery. You may hear about people receiving a smaller than expected monthly housing payment or not getting one at all when they think they should. Here are some common questions about how the Post 9/11 GI Bill Housing Allowances work.