23 June 2009

VA now accepting applications for post-9/11 GI bill

Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced it will be accepting applications for processing of the post-9/11 GI bill. The VA announcement can be found here. Application forms may be found here. The U.S. Department of Defense's policy on the post-9/11 GI bill can be downloaded here. Although former servicemembers convicted by court-martial with a sentence including the forfeiture of benefits are typically not eligible for GI bill benefits after their discharge despite the fact the servicemember may have fully paid into the GI bill.

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