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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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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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Am I eligible and how do I apply?
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I received an honorable discharge from the USMC in 2004 and I wanted to see if I was eligible for the Post 911 GI Bill.  I’ve tried to call and talk to someone but wasn’t able to get through.  I was a reservist but served in Iraq from February to September of 2003 and remained [...]

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Filled Under: G.I. Bill, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program - Bob Boone @ January 6th, 2011
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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 the Post 911 GI Bill Benefits for my wife right?
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I have transferred my Gi benefits to my spouse.  I switched to Post 911 (Chapter 33) benefits from the Montgomery GI Bill (Chapter 30).  I received an award letter.  I turned it in to the university and they have verified my wife”s full time status and how much we have been charged.  Today I received [...]

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Filled Under: BAH Benefits, G.I. Bill, MGIB, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program - Bob Boone @ November 17th, 2010
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Can I use the Post 911 GI Bill after using the Montgomery Gi Bill?
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Hello, I served on active duty from April 1999 until April 2003.  I went to nursing school and have already exhausted my Chapter 30 MGIB.  I want to go back to ODU for my RN to BSN.  Am I going to be eligible for a year of the Post 911 GI Bill?  Thats what I [...]

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Filled Under: G.I. Bill, MGIB, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program - Bob Boone @ November 8th, 2010
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Is there any help for tuition rates changes under the Post 911 Gi Bill?
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My daughter just started school in MN this week at a private college.  She chose this school because the tuition rate was $750 per credit hour.  The new table just came out and now the rate is only $450 per credit hour.  Her school is $845 per credit hour.  We never would have moved her [...]

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Filled Under: G.I. Bill, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program - Bob Boone @ October 2nd, 2010
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How do I add additional months to my son”s Post 911 Gi Bill account?
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I am retired military and transferred some of my Post 911 GI Bill Benefits to my son before retirement.  How do I add additional months to his account?  Thanks - Rob W
You can transfer up to 36 months of benefits to a dependent.  So whatever the balance is that you have remaining can be transferred [...]

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Filled Under: G.I. Bill, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program - Bob Boone @ September 14th, 2010
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Can I use the Tuition Assistance Program and Chapter 30 benefits at the same time?
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I served eight years active duty and have Chapter 30 GI Bill benefits.  I joined the Texas Army National Guard so now I am eligible for the Texas National Guard Tuition Assistance Program.  Can I use their tuition assistance and Chapter 30 benefits at the same time? - Ray D
This may be possible but you [...]

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Filled Under: G.I. Bill, MGIB, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program - Bob Boone @ September 8th, 2010
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Should I use Chapter 30 or the Post 911 GI Bill?
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So I have the option on using chapter 30  (MGIB-AC) or the Post 911 GI Bill benefits.   Which on is better to use? I have only used 9 months of the under Chapter 30 and they say you get 48 months so whats better?  Please help me.  Curtis A.
The first item to clarify is [...]

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Filled Under: BAH Benefits, G.I. Bill, MGIB, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program - Visitor @ August 23rd, 2010
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