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GI Bill "grandfather clause" exempts veterans currently attending school from $17,500 tuition cap.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
Whether through enlightenment or guilt, military veterans walking onto college campuses today can expect warm welcomes.
Legion symposium attempts to breed an understanding between the academic community and veterans moving onto college.
The American Legion and Student Veterans of America are co-sponsoring a "Veterans on Campus" event Aug. 26-27 at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center.
The American Legion and Student Veterans of America will host the Veterans on Campus Symposium in Milwaukee, a conference that sets out to improve the lives of student veterans.
Senate bill recently introduced would substantially improve, expand education benefits for veterans.
The American Legion's Bob Madden appeared before Congress on Wednesday, testifying on the need for Post-9/11 GI Bill coverage at non-degree granting institutions.
In January, VA announced it would overhaul its information technology systems to improve the timeliness and robustness with which GI Bill claims are processed. The first phase began earlier this week.
Those veterans who received advance education benefits payments last fall can contact VA by phone or online.
Currently, the Post-9/11 GI Bill won't cover vocational courses or on-the-job training offered at non-degree granting institutions. The American Legion hopes to fix that.
Legion, other veterans organizations to host ‘Veterans on Campus' symposium Feb. 28 in D.C.
To help clean up the claims backlog left over from first-semester Post-9/11 GI Bill users, VA is planning to enhance the way it processes claims.
In an effort to meet its Feb. 1 processing goal for GI Bill payments, VA says it is trying to work together with student veterans and school officials.