What is the Forever GI Bill (2017)?

Introduction The Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017 (Public Law 115-48), commonly known as the “Forever GI Bill”, eliminated the 15-year use-it-or-lose-it constraint associated with the Post 9/11 GI Bill education benefit. The updated bill was created with the intent of improving previous versions of the bill and the Reserve Educational Assistance… Read More

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What is the Post 9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008?

Introduction The Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008 is Title V of the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2008, Pub.L. 110-252, H.R. 2642, an Act of Congress which became law on 30 June 2008. The act amended Part III of Title 38, United States Code to include a new Chapter 33, which expands the educational… Read More

What was the G.I. Bill (1944)?

Introduction The Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944, commonly known as the G.I. Bill, was a law that provided a range of benefits for some of the returning World War II veterans (commonly referred to as G.I.s). The original G.I. Bill expired in 1956, but the term “G.I. Bill” is still used to refer to programmes… Read More