Program Makes High-Cost Schooling Accessible to Troops, Vets May 1, 2009
Under the agreement, qualified servicemembers and veterans attending GW as undergraduates will receive free tuition, and those attending as graduate students will receive a significantly discounted rate.
VA Emphasizes Education Before Post-9/11 GI Bill Switch Apr 30, 2009
But before electing to shift to the new program from the Montgomery GI Bill or another VA-sponsored education program -- an irrevocable decision -- Wilson recommends that they get the facts to make sure it’s the best move for them.
Official Explains Proposed Post-9/11 GI Bill Transferability Rules Apr 29, 2009
“The transferability is going to be a tool that will allow us to retain members who have earned that great benefit and share it with their family members and continue to serve,” Clark said. “This gives them the opportunity to share those benefits that they have earned with those they love.”
Soldiers' newest GI Bill exceeds tuition assistance, also benefits dependents Apr 16, 2009
With this new bill, what started as an enlistment incentive has grown to become a retention tool in our all volunteer Army. The ability to provide for the family by transferring benefits to spouses and children becomes a powerful retention incentive. Benefits must be transferred before separating from the military.
VA Secretary Expects Big Impact From Post-9/11 GI Bill Apr 3, 2009
The new GI Bill will provide the most comprehensive educational benefits since the original bill, officially called the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, was signed into law.
Soldiers learn how to learn Mar 18, 2009
"Every Soldier in this brigade should have at least an associate's degree," said Command Sgt. Maj. Nathaniel Bartee Sr., 15th Sustainment Brigade's Senior Non-Commissioned Officer.
Understand differences before selecting GI Bill options Mar 13, 2009
The modified Post 9/11 GI Bill will be available at the end of service for 15 years, five more years than the Montgomery GI Bill-Active Duty.
More Troops, Families Likely to Qualify for New GI Bill Benefits Feb 24, 2009
“The new GI Bill provides some wonderful opportunities for the military,” he said. “These are benefits that we had hoped for for a number of years, and finally have received.”
Program Helps Veterans Transition From War Zone to Campus Feb 10, 2009
The program’s learning environment is much more comfortable, because the veterans-only classes are much smaller than classes open to the whole student population and the students know everyone else in the classroom understands them and has similar experiences.
New GI Bill Carries Different Eligibility, Benefits Feb 2, 2009
The new GI Bill provides three separate types of benefit payments to those who have at least 90 days of aggregate active service after Sept. 10, 2001.