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Military Spouse Residency Rules for College

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For periods of enrollment that begin after July 1, 2009, members of the armed forces (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard) on active duty for a period of more than 30 days and his or her spouse, or his or her dependent children will be eligible to receive in-state tuition at public [...]

Transferring Post 9/11 GI Bill to Dependents

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The new Post 9/11 GI Bill entitles soldiers to transfer their education benefits to their dependents if they choose. The GI Bill education benefits can be transferred to a spouse or child if the soldier meets certain conditions. Benefits can only be transferred to dependents who are enrolled in DEERS (Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System). [...]

Understanding the Post 9/11 GI Bill

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On August 1, 2009, the new Post 9/11 GI Bill was introduced. It is distinctly different from the old Montgomery GI Bill programs. One of the major differences for families is that it allows for the benefits to be transferred to dependents in certain circumstances. While this was also possible with the Montgomery GI Bill [...]

Transferring Post 9/11 GI Bill to Dependents

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This information is from the VA's website: http://www.gibill.va.gov/benefits/post_911_gibill/transfer_of_benefits.html Additional information can be found here: http://www.defenselink.mil/home/features/2009/0409_gibill/ Eligibility Any member of the Armed Forces (active duty or Selected Reserve, officer or enlisted) on or after August 1, 2009, who is eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill, and: Has at least 6 years of service in the Armed [...]

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This information is from the Veteran's Administration website. This information can also be found in a PDF file here. Transfer of MGIB Benefits to Spouse Army Pilot Program *ELIGIBLE Military Occupational Specialties (MOSs): Soldiers must be currently serving in and reenlist in one of the MOSs identified in the current Regular Army Active Component Selective [...]