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Vocational Training With Your GI Bill

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If you are in a technical field in the military you may think you can't use your GI Bill benefits once you leave the service, because the GI Bill is only for college. This isn't true at all - many technical fields pay good money, and you can use your military experience to write your ticket to a career in several technical fields. Sometimes you need a certification or school training for employers to hire you though.You can use your GI Bill to... more

Veteran GI Bill User's Guide

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Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) benefits are available for servicemembers to help with education and training costs. This guide includes the following topics: A MGIB (GI Bill Chapter 30) Benefit Overview Step-by-Step Application Instructions Related GI Bill Programs Note: MGIB benefits differ greatly from the Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits. Click here to learn more about Post-9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33). Your GI Bill can be used to ... more

The GI Bill Application Process

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4 Easy Steps to getting your benefits. If you haven't used your GI Bill benefits yet, you may be put off by the application process. Fear not - if you follow the 4 easy steps, you'll find that the process is simple and painless. The application process for receiving your monthly GI Bill benefits is much simpler than you may think. Depending on the school you are applying to, the process could take you 4 steps, or less! Step One Find and ap... more

Solving the GI Bill Mystery

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Here's What You Get With the GI Bill You get 36 months of full-time GI Bill benefits and have 15 years from your last discharge to use them (if using the Post-9/11 GI Bill). If you are using the Montgomery GI Bill you have 10 years to use your benefits. What is a "month of benefits?" It is complicated, but here is the general idea: if you attend school at the full time rate for an entire month you use a month of benefits. But, say you atten... more

Selected Reserve GI Bill User's Guide

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GI Bill benefits are available for Selected Reserve servicemembers to help with education and training costs. The guide topics include the following: A Montgomery GI Bill SR Benefits Overview Step-by-Step Application Instructions The Montgomery GI Bill SR (Chapter 1606), is available to members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Reserves, as well as the National Guard. Beside the MGIB SR, activated rese... more

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