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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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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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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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Can my husband use TA and REAP at the same time?
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Can my husband use TA and REAP benefits at the same time? - LaVonne H
The Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP) has been around since 2005.  It does have the potential for increased benefits for reservist that have been activated for  at least 90 days after September 11, 2001.  It also has the ability to receive [...]

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Filled Under: Military Education Benefits, Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP), State Programs - Visitor @ February 10th, 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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Is my spouse eligible for educational benefits?
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Is my spouse eligible for educational benefits?  I am a retired Veteran.  Mark D
Mark on the front end of this article you deserve a big thank you for your service.  It is unclear when you retired from the service.  For your wife to be eligible for any of the numerous variations of the GI Bill [...]

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Filled Under: G.I. Bill, Military Education Benefits, Military Scholarships, Military Spouses (MyCAA / MSCAAP), State Programs - Visitor @ January 26th, 2011
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Is my daughter eligible for any grants?
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My father was in Korea.  Is my daughter eligible for any grants?  How do I find out?  Thanks for your help. - Julie H
Given the time frame that your father served would have made him eligible for the Montgomery GI Bill that was started for returning service members right after WWII.  This was seen as a [...]

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Filled Under: G.I. Bill, MGIB, Military Education Benefits, Military Scholarships, State Programs - Visitor @ January 20th, 2011
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