If you have at least 90 days of aggregate active duty service after Sept. 10, 2001, and are still on active duty, or if you are an honorably discharged veteran or were discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days, you may be eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill, a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ administered program, according to www.benefits.va.gov.

But do you really understand your Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits?

Do you know what type of degree and non-degree education is covered?

Do you realize what financial support is available for you and your family?

As you’re beginning your separation from the military and head to school, we’re sure you have questions and we have answers.

Here’s an updated version of what you need to understand about your Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits.




Check out this story and much more for FREE in the digital July 2019 issue of G.I. Jobs magazine!



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