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Veteran Services: Education

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.

News

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.

‘GI Bill’ becomes trademarked

GI Bill name now protected against use by marketers with questionable motives, VA says.

Posts encouraged to reach out to SVA chapters

Legionnaires can provide aid to local student veterans by locating a nearby school’s Student Veterans of America chapter.

Union-backed program puts veterans to work

The Gas Utility Workers Training Program in Chicago provides veterans an ‘in’ for valuable employment in the gas industry and Legion membership for a year.

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