GI Bill Overview

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The term GI Bill® refers to any Department of Veterans Affairs education benefit earned by members of Active Duty, Selected Reserve and National Guard Armed Forces and their families. The benefit is designed to help servicemembers and eligible veterans cover the costs associated with getting an education or training. The GI Bill has several programs and each is administrated differently -- depending on a person's eligibility and duty status.

GI Bill Programs

For a description of each GI Bill program, including eligibility requirements, and payment amounts please select from this list of currently active major GI Bill programs:

The following programs are available to survivors of servicemembers who die in the line of duty or dependents of totally disabled veterans:

Training Available With Your GI Bill

There are several types of training you can use your GI Bill benefits for.

Keep Up With Your Education Benefits

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