Sailors and Marines could soon be eligible for real-world college credit for the classroom time they put in career training.
The NCPACE-IL program, taught in classrooms onboard ships at sea, is ending.
Postponement means troops with more than 16 years of service have six more months to start the process.
Fake websites lured recruits in, only to try to divert them to enroll in for-profit schools.
Troops with 16 years of service will no longer be permitted to transfer Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to a spouse or child.
Some of the newly announced Post-9/11 GI Bill changes have immediate effect, Pentagon officials said this week.
Service members who cannot extend their service contracts are now unable to transfer their post-9/11 GI Bill.
The delayed launch is coming next month despite glitches on housing allowances.
The Yellow Ribbon program can help veterans afford tuition at top, private universities.
Several programs can help ease the burdens associated with academic pursuits while being deployed.
There are nearly 15 million American males between the ages of 63 and 78. Approximately 5.5 million are Vietnam-era veterans.
In a letter to VA Secretary Robert Wilkie, Rep. Elaine Luria, D-Va., said the plan was developed with no notice to Congress.
Nearly half of the more than 69,000 claims for "Blue Water Navy" Agent Orange benefits have been processed.
About 200 soldiers going through Basic Combat Training at Sill were issued a full Army Green Service Uniform.
The operations halt follows a pair of recent crashes, including one that killed two military officers.