Did you know… For spring 2016 9,259 students utilized GI Bill benefits? Or for the same semester there were more than 880 veteran graduates? Did you know that in spring 2016 Middle Georgia State University was one of 24 institutions recognizing student veterans with a red, white and blue cord at graduation?
Did you know the state of Georgia has over 752,000 veterans and over 100,000 active duty, Guard, and Reserve members? Georgia ranks 5th behind California, Texas, North Carolina, and Virginia (not in order).
Do you know what Chapter 1607 means as it relates to VA education benefits? Chapter 1607 or REAP (Reserve Educational Assistance Program) ”provides educational assistance to members of the Reserve components called or ordered to active duty in response to a war or national emergency declared by the president or Congress. The National Defense Authorization Continue reading
Do you know what Chapter 1606 means as it relates to VA education benefits? Chapter 1606 or “MGIB-SR program provides education and training benefits to eligible members of the Selected Reserve, including the Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve and Coast Guard Reserve, and the Army National Guard and the Air Continue reading
“The Fourth of July is a special time of year where we celebrate the heroic efforts of our Veterans and the role they’ve continued to play in making America a free country. On July 4, 1776, the United States claimed its independence from England, which led to the establishment of the United States. Each year Continue reading
Do you know what Chapter 35 means as it relates to VA education benefits? This chapter benefit “offers education and training opportunities to eligible dependents of veterans who are permanently and totally disabled due to a service-related condition or of veterans who died while on active duty or as a result of a service-related condition.” http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/survivor_dependent_assistance.asp
Did you know the United States Army celebrates its 242nd year on June 14th, 2017? #ArmyStrong
Do you know what Chapter 33 means as it relates to VA education benefits? “For approved programs, the Post-9/11 GI Bill provides up to 36 months of education benefits, generally payable for 15 years following your release from active duty. Institutions of higher learning participating in the Yellow Ribbon Program may make additional funds available Continue reading
Do you know the difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day? “Many people confuse Memorial Day and Veterans Day. Memorial Day is a day for remembering and honoring military personnel who died in the service of their country, particularly those who died in battle or as a result of wounds sustained in battle. While those Continue reading
Do you know what Chapter 31 means as it relates to VA education benefits? Under this benefit program, “veterans and service members may receive Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) services to help with job training, employment accommodations, resume development, and job seeking skills coaching. Other services may be provided to assist veterans in starting their Continue reading