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Post 9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33)

If you are a service-member or veteran who served at least 90 days of aggregate active duty service on or after September 11, 2001, you may be eligible for this program.

Eligibility:

- Individuals must have at least 90 days of aggregate active duty service on or after September 11, 2001, and:

   - Still serve on active duty, or

   - Were honorably discharged from the service, or

   - Were discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days.

Benefits:

- Receive 36 months of education benefits with:

   - Monthly housing allowance
      - BAH Calculator
   - Book and supply stipend


- For up to date rates, check out the VA?s Rate Table

- For more information on this benefit, visit the GI Bill website, or

- You can also check out the Post 9/11 GI Bill pamphlet

Survivors? and Dependents? Educational Assistance (DEA) (Chapter 35)

If you are a dependent of a service-member who was disabled or died while on active duty service, you may be eligible for this program.

This benefit is available to eligible dependents (son, daughter, or spouse) of:

- A Veteran who is permanently and totally disabled due to service-related condition, or

- A Veteran who died while on active duty or as a result of a service-related condition, or

- A service member who is missing in action or was captured in line of duty by hostile forces, or

- A Service member who was forcibly detained or interned in line of duty by a foreign government or power

- A service member who is hospitalized due to a service-connected permanent and total disability, and is likely to be discharged for that disability.


- For up to date rates, check out the VA?s Rate Table

- For more information on this benefit, visit the GI Bill website, or

- You can also check out the DEA pamphlet

Montgomery GI Bill-Active Duty (MGIB-AD) (Chapter 30)

If you are a service-member or veteran who served at least 2 years of active duty service, you may be eligible for this program.

Individuals must have served at least 2 years on active duty, and:

- Have an honorable discharge, and

- Have a high school diploma or GED, and

- Meet one of the four categories found on the GI Bill website


- You can also check out the Montgomery GI Bill-Active Duty pamphlet

- For up to date rates, check out the VA?s Rate Table

Montgomery GI Bill-Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR) (Chapter 1606)

If you are a member of the Selected Reserve you may be eligible for this program.

This benefit provides education benefits for eligible members of the selective reserve. To be eligible, individuals must meet the following criteria:

- Have a six-year obligation to serve in the selective reserves signed after June 30, 1985.

- Completed initial active duty for training

- Have a high school diploma or GED

- Remain in good standing while serving in an active Selective Reserve unit

*This benefit will end the day you leave the selective reserves, unless you are mobilized or recalled to active duty.


- For up to date rates, check out the VA?s Rate Table

- For more information on this benefit, visit the GI Bill website, or

- You can also check out the Montgomery GI Bill-Selective Reserve pamphlet

Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP) (Chapter 1607)

If you are a member of the reserve component and were activated for at least 90 days after September 10, 2001, you may be eligible for this benefit.

This benefit is available to individuals who have been activated for at least 90 days after September 11, 2001, and:

- Were called or ordered to active duty in response to a war or national emergency declared.


- For up to date rates, check out the VA?s Rate Table

- For more information on this benefit, visit the GI Bill website, or

- You can also check out the REAP pamphlet.

Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP)

If you entered into service for the first time between January 1, 1977 and June 30, 1985, you may be eligible for this program.

To be eligible for this benefit, individuals must meet the following criteria:

- Entered service for the first time between January 1, 1977 and June 30, 1985

- Opened a contribution account before April 1, 1987

- Voluntarily contributed from $25 to $2,700

- Discharged from first period of service under conditions other than dishonorable


- For up to date rates, check out the VA?s Rate Table

- For more information on this benefit, visit the GI Bill website, or

- You can also check out the VEAP pamphlet.

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  • Veteran Affairs Office
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  • Matthew LaLonde
  • Director of Veteran
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  • 237 Knapp Hall
  • SUNY Cobleskill
  • Cobleskill, NY 12043
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  • (518) 255-5215
  • fax: (518) 255-5699
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