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Using the GI Bill for Flight School

Don’t miss out on using your GI Bill in less traditional ways. One option is using the GI Bill to pay for flight training or flight school. Learn more.

Yellow Ribbon Program For Graduate School

The Yellow Ribbon Program can help veterans & dependents pay for out-of-state tuition, private schools, overseas schools, or grad schools. Learn more.


Bipartisan Effort to Increase Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH)

The Basic Allowance for Housing or BAH is a military benefit designed to offset the cost of housing for military members and their families. BAH rates are paid based on the servicemember’s rank and the rental costs in the local housing market. BAH is calculated via a housing market survey that calculates average rental and… Read more »

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Managing Your GI Bill With eBenefits

In 2007, the President’s Commission on Care for Returning Wounded Warriors recommended creating a central access point for VA and DoD benefits. The VA healthcare system is a large operation, and a centralized way to access and manage VA benefits was something that, leading up to the 21st century, was badly needed. Enter something known… Read more »

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When Does the GI Bill Expire?

There are many common questions about the GI Bill. One of the most frequently asked questions about this critical VA benefit is how long it lasts until it expires; can you lose your GI Bill benefit if you don’t use it in time?

GI Bill STEM Extension

GI Bill STEM Extension

GI Bill STEM Extension There are limits to your GI Bill benefit, but some students may qualify for an extension of federal education benefits thanks to a program called the Edith Nourse Rogers Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) Scholarship. Some informally refer to this as a so-called GI Bill extension, but this is actually a… Read more »

How to Check Your GI Bill Status

If you are new to the Post 9/11 GI Bill, you’re probably wondering how to check the status of your GI Bill application. The Department of Veterans Affairs provides a way to check the status if you are a veteran or currently serving service member. Dependents and spouses also have options, just not the same… Read more »

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Is the GI Bill Taxable?

Is the GI Bill benefit, including the Post 9/11 GI Bill housing stipend, taxable? It’s an important question, especially if you need to claim tax credits for higher education. Many VA benefits are not taxable, but you may need to adjust your federal education expenses at tax time.  Learn more.