Montgomery GI Bill: Increased Education Allowance

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The Active Duty Montgomery GI Bill rate changes every fiscal year, on October 1, see the current rates here.

YOU NEED TAKE NO ACTION TO RECEIVE THIS INCREASE.  However, if for some reason your payment for the month of October does not reflect the increased rate, contact the VA at 888-GI-BILL1 (888-442-4551).  You can also contact them on the Internet at

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