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Veteran Services: Education


You've earned the right to a higher education through your service in the U.S. Armed Forces. But how do you use your GI Bill benefits? Which version is right for you? The Legion can help answer questions about state and/or federal education benefits, who can use them, and how long.


Legion testimony focuses on changes to VA laws

Written and oral remarks urged members of the House of Representatives Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity to examine several pieces of proposed legislation.

Legion proposes education benefits recommendations

Legion's Steve Gonzalez submits written testimony to House of Representatives Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.

Legion: State Approving Agencies need more authority

Many GI Bill-eligible programs currently receive no scrutiny from the agency most familiar with those education benefits.

Legion disagrees with official's analogy on in-state tuition

The director of federal policy for American Association of State Colleges referred to in-state tuition benefits as a 'free lunch' for student veterans.

Online 'Hangout' to address education benefits in new VA bill

Legion to join Student Veterans of America in virtual conversation about impact of Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 on student veterans.

Legion wants comprehensive review of military student loans

Letters to ranking congressmen stress need to investigate all student loan servicers for violations of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.

Legion attends VA’s GI Bill anniversary event

The legislation that essentially created America's middle class was first drafted by The American Legion.

Legion celebrates GI Bill's success

Veterans, lawmakers and others pay tribute to the 70th anniversary of landmark legislation that has helped generations of servicemembers attain education, home ownership.

Legion to celebrate 70th anniversary of GI Bill

The June 17 event will be held at Microsoft Innovation & Policy Center in Washington, D.C.

North Dakota State post gets high honors

Campus post named “outstanding student organization” at end of academic year.