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Legionnaires can provide aid to local student veterans by locating a nearby school’s Student Veterans of America chapter.
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The Gas Utility Workers Training Program in Chicago provides veterans an ‘in’ for valuable employment in the gas industry and Legion membership for a year.
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The Legion’s American Education Week brochure provides ways posts can support youth throughout the week, Nov. 11-17.
Legion backed legislation to protect GI Bill beneficiaries approved by U.S. House of Representatives.
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Chapter 31 Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment benefits may provide higher monthly allowance.
Legion roundtable provides forum for educators to dispute critical congressional report.
The American Legion’s Education Roundtable will meet today to discuss the for-profit school issue and other pending legislation.
For-profit schools exploit veterans to manipulate regulations, says Senate committee report.
President Obama’s executive order aimed at predatory for-profit schools may not go far enough.
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The American Legion hosted a "Veterans on Campus" education symposium in Washington to discuss on-campus services and support for student veterans.
The American Legion showed its support for the organization that aims to help veterans succeed in the classroom.
Legislation includes Guardsmen in Post-9/11 GI Bill benefit and gives financial aid for non-degree granting programs.
GI Bill "grandfather clause" exempts veterans currently attending school from $17,500 tuition cap.
It was always Kevin Bush’s dream to attend Indiana University and play football there. A 14-month tour in Iraq helped make it happen.
Changes in Post-9/11 GI Bill among discussion points during Veterans Education Roundtable Aug. 25 in Minneapolis.
Only two of 30 schools investigated send representatives to the meeting hosted by Sen. Tom Harkin.
Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa shares findings of an investigation into 30 for-profit academic institutions, conducted by the Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee.
The American Legion is expressing concern over repeated revelations of the alleged victimization of student veterans.
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Staff also condemns small-business fraud before House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
Veterans on Campus focuses on 'bridging the gap' for veterans enrolling in academic institutions.
Annual event will meet in D.C. before the Legion’s Washington Conference to discuss topics concerning veterans and their educational pursuits.
Processing time for benefits claims has been reduced from 48 to 13 days for new student enrollments.
Well into its sophomore year, the Post-9/11 GI Bill generation grapples with campus life and combat mentality.
Department of Veterans Affairs’ new system delivering faster, more accurate payments to veterans using Post-9/11 GI Bill.
Legislation will enable up to 400,000 new previously ineligible veterans to receive this benefit.
The American Legion joined other veterans service organizations in lobbying for a bill that stands to expand and improve GI Bill benefits.
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S. 3447 currently sits with an absent Senate. The bill would add significant improvements to the current education benefit legislation.
Legion’s Economic director offers organization’s help during National Association of Veteran Program Administrators Conference in Las Vegas.
Foster calls for Congress to pass GI Bill improvements before recessing.
Many veterans have decided to pursue vocational school or job training after serving, and The American Legion thinks the Post-9/11 GI Bill should cover them.