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-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.

Legion: Keep military tuition program alive

Members of Congress receive letters from the Legion that support legislation to continue funding college tuition assistance programs provided by U.S. military service branches.

Education symposium addresses academic disconnects

Student veterans and their peers differ greatly, say panelists.

Student veterans question GI Bill delays

Advocates for student veterans say VA’s current processing system for Post 9/11 GI Bill claims is not enough to minimize, eliminate delays.

Tuition Fairness Act introduced in House

The American Legion has been working with the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs to level the financial field for non-resident student veterans.

President signs student veteran protection act

Legion-backed measure will help student veterans make more informed choices about higher learning.

Student Veterans of America brokers data deal

During SVA's national conference, partnership announced between VA, National Student Clearinghouse to share data on servicemembers using the GI Bill.

Student veteran protection passes Senate

Legion played major role in legislation designed to protect interests of GI Bill beneficiaries.

Camaraderie on campus

University Veterans Post 360 provides a support structure for veterans on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.