GI Bill for Spouses of Fallen Heroes

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) introduced a bill today that would amend the Post-9/11 GI Bill to include spousal eligibility for the Fry Scholarship. Under the Spouses of Heroes Education Act, spouses of fallen service members could receive the full cost of public, in-state tuition and fees, plus a monthly living stipend and book allowance. Spouses would need to use this benefit within fifteen years, and would not remain eligible if they remarried.
 Read the full article on the Military Advantage Blog.

Let your elected officials know how you feel about providing Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to surviving spouses of fallen heroes.