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Veteran Services: Education Resources

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.

Resources

Electronic Media

Department Service Officers Directory
This directory provides contact telephone numbers and addresses for the service officers in your area.

Military.com GI Bill Calculator
The Post-9/11 GI Bill offers tremendous benefits. But, there are differences between it and other GI Bill programs. In some cases, the most recent legislation might not be the best. Find which fits your situation:

The Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs provides information about federal veterans education benefits and the ability to apply for benefits online.

U.S. Code
Veterans education benefits can be found in Title 10 and Title 38 of U.S. Code.

Print Media

   
Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve pamphlet
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The Road to a Better GI Bill article from the August 2008 issue of The American Legion Magazine.
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"How the First GI Bill was Written" series from the 1969 issues of The American Legion Magazine
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Veterans Educational Assistance Program pamphlet
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Survivors' and Dependents' Assistance Program pamphlet
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