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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.


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.

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.