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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.


Post-9/11 GI Bill approaches 1-million users mark

Four years since its implementation, VA reports that masses of veterans, servicemembers and family members have used landmark education legislation.

Legion to train women veteran entrepreneurs

Legion, SBA and Syracuse University collaborate on intensive training program for would-be women vet business owners during national convention in Houston.

The GI Bill: a living, breathing law

The American Legion drafted the original GI Bill, today celebrating its 69th anniversary, and is the leading advocate in making sure it continues to meet the need of the nation’s veterans.

Legion calls for tuition fairness for veterans

The American Legion wants in-state tuition rates extended to all veterans.

Campus post bonds volunteerism with camaraderie

Student veterans on North Dakota State’s campus founded NDSU Post 400 to unite through community service and camaraderie.

Legionnaires get in-state tuition bill passed

Legion members in Indiana fought for and earned passage of a law that gives all veterans resident tuition rates at state public universities.

Legion: Give student veterans in-state tuition rates

About 40,000 non-resident student veterans nationwide have to make up the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition with their own money.

Legion post has big plans at Florida college

Post 397 at Hodges University hopes to become a source of camaraderie for its members and veterans at the school.

Legion-backed tuition assistance lives

Legislation to maintain higher education aid to servicemembers signed into law.

Legion-backed Military Tuition Assistance measure passes

Senate passes amendment calling for continued funding of Military Tuition Assistance through fiscal 2013.