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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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How do I switch from the MGIB to the Post 911 GI Bill?
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Hello, I was wondering how I switch from the Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) to the new GI Bill. - Brian Q.
The switching part is easy.  All you need to do is complete VA Form 22-1990.   This form can be filled out manually or on line.  You simply go to www.va.gov.gibill and click on applying for [...]

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Filled Under: G.I. Bill, MGIB, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill - Bob Boone @ January 3rd, 2011
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Are there still benefits available to me?
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I retired in 1993.  Are there still benefits available to me?  I do have 50% disability.  Blaine H.
With a retirement date of 1993 you were qualified for the Montgomery GI Bill - Active Duty (MGIB-AD).  However, you have gone beyond the ten year use it or lose time limit attached to the educational benefits available [...]

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Filled Under: G.I. Bill, MGIB, Military Education Benefits, Military Scholarships, State Programs - Visitor @ December 27th, 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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Having never used my VEAP benefits can I get a refund?
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I have attended college but never used my Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP) Chapter 32 benefits.  I was enrolled in the program back in 1984-1986 while on active duty.  Can I get a refund after that length of time? - Michael H.
The VEAP benefits like all others has a use or lose time period.  For [...]

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Filled Under: Military Education Benefits, Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP) - Bob Boone @ December 20th, 2010
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Can I revoke the transfer of my Post 911 Gi Bill to my ex-wife?
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I am wanting to revoke the transfer of my Post 911 GI Bill education benefits from my ex-wife.  If it is in the divorce agreement am I forced to let her have this benefit?  Also, my new wife is active duty and receives BAH.  With the Post 911 GI Bill does my ex-wife still collect [...]

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Filled Under: BAH Benefits, G.I. Bill, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill - Bob Boone @ December 19th, 2010
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Can I still get the Post 911 GI Bill or is it too late?
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If I didn’t sign up for the GI Bill when I enlisted, and I’m still on active duty, can I still get the Post 911 GI Bill or is it to late? - Jerry
Jerry, you do not need to sign up to be eligible for the Post 911 GI Bill.  However, you must enroll to [...]

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Filled Under: G.I. Bill, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill - Visitor @ December 13th, 2010
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Can I still use the GI Bill?
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I have 20 years of service through active duty and national guard time.  Can I still use the G.I.Bill even though I have already used some of it? - James R
James, you should be able to continue to use your GI Bill education benefits.  There are two questions that must be dealt with first.  They [...]

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Filled Under: G.I. Bill, MGIB, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill - Visitor @ December 7th, 2010
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Does the GI Bill cover schooling to become a professional race car driver?
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It is a life dream of my own to become a professional race car driver.  I would like to use my GI Bill to cover the various racing schools. This would include schools such as the Skip Barber School of Driving and additionally a tuning school owned by Hennessey Performance. Does the GI Bill cover [...]

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Filled Under: G.I. Bill, MGIB, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill - Bob Boone @ November 23rd, 2010
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How can I enroll into the GI Bill?
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I am an active duty soldier and want to enroll into the GI Bill program.  How can I do this? - Walter S
The first suggestion is that you spend some time becoming familiar with the GI Bills that you qualify to use to pursue an education. There are at least two programs for you to [...]

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Filled Under: G.I. Bill, MGIB, Military Education Benefits, Post-9/11 G.I. Bill - Bob Boone @ November 15th, 2010
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