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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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Why am I not entitled to BAH?
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The answer to this question was originally posted on January 14, 2011 with a posting on this website of www.gruntsmilitary.com/education-benefits/blog/why-am-i-not-entitled-to-bah.html.  At that time the answer was different than it is today.
There have been major changes to the Post 911 Gi Bill.  One of those changes affects students who are full time on-line students.  Housing allowance [...]

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Filled Under: BAH Benefits, G.I. Bill, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill - Bob Boone @ February 16th, 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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Why am I not entitled to BAH?
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I’m using the new Post 9/11 GI Bill for online classes because I am a single mom who works full time and cannot spare the time to attend school on-campus.  I’m well aware of the rule that, to qualify for BAH, a student must be enrolled in college for more than half-time and at least [...]

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Filled Under: BAH Benefits, G.I. Bill, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill - Bob Boone @ January 24th, 2011
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If I am still active duty in the military can I use my GI bill while still serving?
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If I am still active duty in the military can I use my GI bill while still serving? - Jim B
Jim, the bottom line answer is yes.   Your decision on which program to use will be based on:

How long have I been on active duty?
Have I paid the additional $600 into the Montgomery GI [...]

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Filled Under: BAH Benefits, G.I. Bill, MGIB, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill - Bob Boone @ January 9th, 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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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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How does my retirement from the service affect my GI Bill?
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I began an EMBA program while on active duty, but will be retired before I complete the course. How will this effect my benefits under the Post 911 GI bill? Thank you. - J. T.
For you, J.T., there should be no negative effect due to retirement.  What you will want to do is [...]

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Filled Under: BAH Benefits, G.I. Bill, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill - Visitor @ November 30th, 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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Which of the GI Bills covers technical schools?
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I am wondering which or if any of the GI Bills would cover Wyoming Technical School.  My husband is wanting to do the Diesel Mechanic Program at Wyoming Technical School.  Just wondering it covered and if he would also get BAH while he is attending?  - Erin
There are four different Gi Bills that may apply [...]

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Filled Under: BAH Benefits, G.I. Bill, MGIB, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, State Programs - Bob Boone @ November 3rd, 2010
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