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.
Sen. James Webb, D-Va., and Rep. Harry Mitchell, D-Ariz., worked as a team last spring and summer to introduce legislation that would provide educational assistance to those who'd served on active military duty on or since Sept. 11, 2001. Their main interest was to offer a GI Bill of similar value to the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, which dramatically improved the U.S. economy and educated millions after World War II. The Post 9/11 GI Bill will: