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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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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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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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Can I use GI Bill benefits while on terminal leave?
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I will be starting school full time in May (while I am on terminal leave) and will be using the Montgomery GI Bill MGIB) for funding.  Can I use these benefits on terminal leave or will I have to wait to file until after I am completely out? - Kristin K
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Filled Under: G.I. Bill, MGIB, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill - Visitor @ February 23rd, 2011
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Am I eligible for the GI Bill or any other type of educational assistance?
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I served in the Army from March, 1983 through 1987. Am I eligible for the GI Bill or any other type of educational assistance? - Shawn R
Shawn, for your years of service you would have qualified for the Montgomery GI Bill  (MGIB) given that you were honorably discharged.  The unfortunate part is that the MGIB [...]

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Filled Under: G.I. Bill, MGIB, Military Education Benefits, State Programs - Visitor @ February 21st, 2011
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Are there any programs for honorably discharged veterans?
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Are there any programs that honorable discharged Veterans can participate in?  I  did not take advantage of VEAP (withdrew funds but was enrolled at discharge).  I do not believe that I am eligible for a GI Bill.  My service dates were 11/1980 - 11/1993. - Tanya S.
Tanya,  you are correct that you do not qualify [...]

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Filled Under: G.I. Bill, MGIB, Military Education Benefits, State Programs, Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP) - Visitor @ February 15th, 2011
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How long can a college break be and still receive uninterrupted benefits?
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Has the new rule that the education beneficiary will not get payed during breaks no matter how long gone into effect yet? I know at least in 2010 as long as the break was less than a month you were paid.  Katie B
This is an extremely timely question as the Department of Veterans Affairs has [...]

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Filled Under: BAH Benefits, G.I. Bill, MGIB, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill - Katie Baird @ February 2nd, 2011
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Is my son eligible for the unused amount of my GI Bill?
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I served in the Army from 1976-1979.   I did not use all my GI bill.  Is my son eligible for the unused amount?  Thank you - Nick M.
Nick, for your period of service you qualified to use the Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB).  It is good that you did use some of MGIB benefits for your own [...]

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Filled Under: G.I. Bill, MGIB, Military Education Benefits, Military Scholarships, State Programs - Visitor @ February 1st, 2011
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We are in need of high school tuition assistance for our daughter. Is there anything available?
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My husband is retired from USAF after 18 yrs of service.  He served in Desert Storm and is not disabled.   We are in need of high school tuition assistance for our daughter.  Is there anything available? - Debbie M
This is an interesting question as you are asking for high school tuition assistance.  This is [...]

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Filled Under: G.I. Bill, MGIB, Military Education Benefits, Military Scholarships, State Programs - Visitor @ January 31st, 2011
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