• Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits expanding for Veterans and service members

    The GI Bill® – and its derivatives like the Post-9/11 GI Bill – continues to help Veterans, service members, family members and dependents achieve their academic and vocational goals.

  • Major milestone met for implementing location-based housing changes

    VA made a promise to make Monthly Housing Allowance (MHA) payments whole for Post-9/11 GI Bill® students impacted by implementation of the Colmery Act.

  • VBA completes Colmery Act IT implementation

    VBA and the Office of Information and Technology (OIT) successfully completed all necessary Information Technology (IT) updates on Oct. 31 to process education benefits in accordance with the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017.

  • New guide series provides GI Bill benefits information

    Veterans can learn more about GI Bill benefits they've earned through a new three-part series just released. The series, “Building Your Future with the GI Bill," coincides with the third anniversary of the Colmery Act, signed into law Aug. 17, 2017.

  • The Edith Nourse Rogers STEM Scholarship helps students cross the finish line

    Post-9/11 GI Bill students who are pursuing STEM degrees can apply for the Edith Nourse Rogers STEM Scholarship, which helps extend education benefits.

  • VA takes next step in reset of GI Bill housing payment implementation

    Department of Veterans Affairs selected Accenture Federal Services, LLC to assist with the benefit payment changes required by the Post-9/11 GI Bill.

  • Forever GI Bill/Colmery Act allows more Reserve service to qualify for education benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill

    Reservists called up for active duty will soon qualify for increased Post-9/11 GI Bill education benefits if they meet certain requirements.

  • Forever GI Bill changes the way VA reimburses for tests, certifications, and licensing exams

    Do you need to take as the SAT, GRE, LSAT, a licensing certification, or even a journeyman or other employment-related test? Your GI Bill® can help you cover the fees, and the Forever GI Bill can make it a more useful option.

  • Reservists and National Guard members can transfer their remaining REAP entitlement to the Post-9/11 GI Bill

    The “Forever GI Bill” allows certain members of the National Guard and Reserve to transfer into the Post-9/11 GI Bill after they lost their educational benefits in 2015.

  • Purple Heart recipients short on qualifying service for Post-9/11 GI Bill to receive full education benefits

    A provision of the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act, known as the “Forever GI Bill,” extends education benefits to this group of Purple Heart recipients effective Aug.  1.

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