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Why do I still have an active duty service commitment?
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I revoked my GI Bill transfer to my kids — why do I still have an active duty service commitment on my records?  I signed up online to transfer my benefits to my kids.  I understood I could revoke or modify the transfer at any time, and if I did not serve the additional 4 [...]

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Filled Under: G.I. Bill, MGIB, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill - Bob Boone @ March 16th, 2011
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Can I apply to two colleges at the same time?
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I’ll be using my GI bill this fall at two different community colleges. I was wondering if I should go ahead and apply for my benefits online, or do I need to submit the paper application in order to include a supplemental school course approval letter from the school that I am taking addtional classes [...]

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Filled Under: Military Education Benefits - Bob Boone @ March 15th, 2011
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Which GI Bill should I use after my Tuition Assistance?
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I’m an active duty officer with 17 years of service.  I’d like to finish my degree via an online program before I retire at 20 years (that’s the plan as of now).  The two year ADSO removes TA from my equation in about a year.  If I were to start now what do you think [...]

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Filled Under: G.I. Bill, MGIB, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill - Bob Boone @ March 14th, 2011
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Can I switch from the old GI Bill to the new GI Bill?
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I am currently a veteran using the Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) and have 19 months of remaining eligibility.  I served Active duty July 1998 - May 2004.   My question is, if I use the remaining 19 months on the old bill, can I switch over and receive the additional 12 months under the Post [...]

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Filled Under: G.I. Bill, MGIB, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program - Bob Boone @ March 11th, 2011
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How can I get assistance in getting started with my benefits?
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I went to school under the chapter 33 and have active benefits until 2011.  I graduated in 2008 with a B.A.  I am trying to get my masters in an online course.  Can you tell me how can I get assistance in getting started with my benefits?  - Paul H
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Filled Under: G.I. Bill, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill - Bob Boone @ March 10th, 2011
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What is the best course of action to continue my education?
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I am attending an online college (APUS).  I am ETSing this December and would like to know if I can get any help with tuition or other costs to help me stay in college.  I am currently using Tuition Assistance (TA).  I joined in July of 2008.  What is my best course of action? - [...]

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Filled Under: BAH Benefits, G.I. Bill, MGIB, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill - Visitor @ March 7th, 2011
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Are their any college benefits for my children?
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I was in the United States Army Reserve (USAR)  from 1984-89.  Are their any college benefits for my children? - Patricio L
Sorry to say that based on the information provided in your question the possible benefits available to your children from your dates of service are very limited.  There is nothing available through any of [...]

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Filled Under: Military Education Benefits, Military Scholarships, State Programs - Visitor @ March 2nd, 2011
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Am I eligible for the Post 911 GI Bill?
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I was mobilized from 2003 - 2004.  Am I eligible for the Post 911 GI Bill? - Jackie S
Jackie, your dates of service make you eligible for the Post 911 GI Bill.  The first eligibility criteria is that you must have an honorable discharge or still be serving in one of the branches of the [...]

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Filled Under: G.I. Bill, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program - Visitor @ March 1st, 2011
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Are there any programs for veteran’s children that want to to to college?
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Are there any programs for veteran’s children that want to to to college? - John
The answer to your question depends on the status of the veteran.  A veteran that has not retired from active duty could transfer benefits from either the Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) or the Post 911 GI Bill.  The key to using [...]

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Filled Under: Dependents Educational Assistance (DEA), Military Education Benefits, Military Scholarships, State Programs - Visitor @ February 28th, 2011
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How do I find out if I am eligible for any vocational rehabilitation programs?
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How do I find out if I am eligible for any vocational rehabilitation programs? I am a disabled veteran.  My ETS Date was 04/1992. - Reginald T
The Department of Veterans Affairs has a Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Service Program.  Their website is www.vba.va.gov/bln/vre/.  This site is a start point to answering your questions.  One of the [...]

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Filled Under: Military Education Benefits, State Programs - Visitor @ February 25th, 2011
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