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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 outraged by many for-profit schools

The American Legion is expressing concern over repeated revelations of the alleged victimization of student veterans.

Legion testifies on GI Bill inequities

Staff also condemns small-business fraud before House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.

Legion, SVA sponsor education symposium

Veterans on Campus focuses on 'bridging the gap' for veterans enrolling in academic institutions.

Veterans On Campus set for March 20

Annual event will meet in D.C. before the Legion’s Washington Conference to discuss topics concerning veterans and their educational pursuits.

VA streamlines GI Bill benefits processing

Processing time for benefits claims has been reduced from 48 to 13 days for new student enrollments.

New automated system in place for GI Bill

Department of Veterans Affairs’ new system delivering faster, more accurate payments to veterans using Post-9/11 GI Bill.

Legion attends GI Bill enrollment ceremony

Legislation will enable up to 400,000 new previously ineligible veterans to receive this benefit.

Legion wins fight for GI Bill changes

The American Legion joined other veterans service organizations in lobbying for a bill that stands to expand and improve GI Bill benefits.

GI Bill changes in limbo as Senate recesses

S. 3447 currently sits with an absent Senate. The bill would add significant improvements to the current education benefit legislation.

Legion reaches out to college campuses

Legion’s Economic director offers organization’s help during National Association of Veteran Program Administrators Conference in Las Vegas.