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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 backs move to fix GI Bill problem

Bill would include foster children and wards under GI Bill umbrella.

Legion judges on-campus business plan competition

Feedback given to student veterans competing for grants from the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University.

Honoring a responsibility to those who serve

University of Illinois breaks ground on center for wounded student veterans.

Surprising degrees that lead to top jobs

From athletic training to geospatial technology, good salaries are waiting to be earned in job categories that are growing.

VA chief to student vets: ‘I can no longer pay’

Unless additional funding arrives before November first, current and prospective G.I. Bill students will lose benefits, says VA secretary.

Servicemembers get tuition break

Several schools are protecting DoD-supported students during the government shutdown by suspending their tuition payments.

Map helps veterans find best deal on college

Legion, Student Veterans of America and VFW team up to create interactive map of United States to help veterans find states that offer in-state tuition to all veterans.

President impacts education roundtable talk

Obama’s proposal to tie federal support to higher education performance measures inspires specualtion among Legion panelists.

Roundtables to explore education, credentialing

Education Roundtable and Credentialing Roundtable figure to make further progress on both issues at national convention.

Top 10 college degrees for veterans

Military experience and training can help veterans land good jobs that are in high demand.