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.
When Congress passed the new GI Bill, it included an option to transfer education benefits to spouses and children. DoD wanted to entice troops to reenlist, so the transferability part of the benefits only applies to servicemembers with 10 years of active duty or a commitment to serve 10 years.