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How do I switch from the MGIB to the Post 911 GI Bill?
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Hello, I was wondering how I switch from the Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) to the new GI Bill. - Brian Q.
The switching part is easy.  All you need to do is complete VA Form 22-1990.   This form can be filled out manually or on line.  You simply go to www.va.gov.gibill and click on applying for [...]

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Filled Under: G.I. Bill, MGIB, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill - Bob Boone @ January 3rd, 2011
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Can my Post 911 educational benefits be transferred to my daughter?
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Can my Post 911 educational benefits be transferred to my daughter?  I have 24 years of service and I retired on 6/2004. - James L.
James, thank you for your 24 years of service.  As a retired service member you have up to 15 years from the time of your last discharge to use the Post [...]

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Filled Under: G.I. Bill, Military Education Benefits, Military Scholarships, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, State Programs - Visitor @ December 29th, 2010
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What will I have to pay out of pocket?
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I qualify for 70% educational benefits.  Does this mean that I pay 30% of the costs incurred or 30% if I max out tuition and fees?  Bottom line, if the maximum total fees allowed per term is $7962 and I only use $5500, does anything come out of my pocket?  Does the 70% apply to [...]

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Filled Under: BAH Benefits, G.I. Bill, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program - Bob Boone @ December 28th, 2010
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Are there still benefits available to me?
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I retired in 1993.  Are there still benefits available to me?  I do have 50% disability.  Blaine H.
With a retirement date of 1993 you were qualified for the Montgomery GI Bill - Active Duty (MGIB-AD).  However, you have gone beyond the ten year use it or lose time limit attached to the educational benefits available [...]

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Filled Under: G.I. Bill, MGIB, Military Education Benefits, Military Scholarships, State Programs - Visitor @ December 27th, 2010
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Where do I fit in with the Post 911 GI Bill?
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I am a Major on active duty, I used the educational “Loan Repayment” option when I was recommissioned back in 2006. I used the Montgomery GI bill years ago when I was enlisted, back in the late 80’s. I have a total of 18 yrs cummlative and plan on retiring in two years. I already [...]

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Filled Under: BAH Benefits, G.I. Bill, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill - Visitor @ December 22nd, 2010
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Having never used my VEAP benefits can I get a refund?
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I have attended college but never used my Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP) Chapter 32 benefits.  I was enrolled in the program back in 1984-1986 while on active duty.  Can I get a refund after that length of time? - Michael H.
The VEAP benefits like all others has a use or lose time period.  For [...]

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Filled Under: Military Education Benefits, Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP) - Bob Boone @ December 20th, 2010
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Can I revoke the transfer of my Post 911 Gi Bill to my ex-wife?
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I am wanting to revoke the transfer of my Post 911 GI Bill education benefits from my ex-wife.  If it is in the divorce agreement am I forced to let her have this benefit?  Also, my new wife is active duty and receives BAH.  With the Post 911 GI Bill does my ex-wife still collect [...]

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Filled Under: BAH Benefits, G.I. Bill, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill - Bob Boone @ December 19th, 2010
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Could we use Hazelwood Act benefits for our Son?
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My husband is an Army Reservist currently serving in Afghanistan.  He has served for 22 years and will probably stay in a few more years.  Beginning next year we plan to use his Post 911 GI Bill benefits to cover the cost of our daughter’s education.  I know you can only use/transfer Hazelwood Act benefits [...]

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Filled Under: G.I. Bill, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, State Programs - Bob Boone @ December 15th, 2010
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Am I still eligible for the GI Bill?
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If I didn’t include the GI Bill as part of my first enlistment am I still eligible for it otherwise? I have yet to deploy and my first enlistment was only for three years which I have completed already with the National Guard. - Kapryna T
The starting point for this discussion is to realize that [...]

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Filled Under: G.I. Bill, MGIB, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP) - Visitor @ December 14th, 2010
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Can I still get the Post 911 GI Bill or is it too late?
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If I didn’t sign up for the GI Bill when I enlisted, and I’m still on active duty, can I still get the Post 911 GI Bill or is it to late? - Jerry
Jerry, you do not need to sign up to be eligible for the Post 911 GI Bill.  However, you must enroll to [...]

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Filled Under: G.I. Bill, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill - Visitor @ December 13th, 2010
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