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Bill would loosen rules for GI Bill transfersArmyTimes.comA New Mexico lawmaker wants to relax rules for transferring Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to family members so that service members ...and more »
New Kirsten Gillibrand Ad: I'm For Veterans »New York Daily News (blog)"That's why I fought to raise their pay, create incentives for vets starting their own business, and co-sponsored the new GI bill that's helping thousands ...
For-profit college programs difficult for some vetsStars and Stripes (blog)Bloomberg's Daniel Golden reported late last month that since the new GI Bill with expanded education benefits took effect in August 2009, ...
NOLA.comNeither 3rd Congressional District candidate has held public officeNOLA.com... increasing public investments in programs that improve infant mortality rates and pushing a new GI Bill that would expand educational opportunities and ...and more »
VA losing ground on GI benefits automation program, IG saysFCW.com... the processing of veterans' education benefits under the post-9/11 GI Bill, according to a new report fro the VA's Office of Inspector General. ...
Boston GlobeOperation higher edBoston GlobeAs the new GI Bill encourages more veterans to go to college, they're finding the transition from soldiering to studying both rocky and rewarding. ...
Pomeroy's work benefits his stateIn-Forum... successful farm legislation, helping prevent the privatization of Social Security, voting for the new GI bill and legislation to help reform Wall Street ...and more »
New York TimesThe Campaign DisconnectNew York Times... the US was burdened with debt that totaled over 120 percent of GDP But we made the investments vital to a new economy — the GI Bill, housing subsidies, ...and more »
Rep. Tom Perriello meets with Secretary of Veterans Affairs in DanvilleWSLS.com... military servicemen, veterans, and their family members are getting an education at Averett University, because of education benefits in the GI Bill. ...and more »
Shea-Porter supports troops and veteransSeacoastonline.comCarol is currently a co-sponsor of a new GI Bill that, if passed, will provide full four-year scholarships for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans. ...and more »
ABC NewsHollywood VeteransNew Yorker (blog)He was then posted to Germany, where he directed stage productions for American soldiers stationed there, and, after the war, funded by the GI Bill, ...Arthur PennTelegraph.co.ukArthur Penn dies at 88; director of landmark film Bonnie and Clyde'Kansas City Starall 940 news articles »
Stars and Stripes (blog)Veterans holding buffets, toy drives in OctoberFoster's Daily DemocratThe "GI Bill of Rights" still exists; it may have a new name, but the results are the same — veterans are given a chance to make a better life. ...Giving the county's veterans a fighting chanceCatskill Daily MailVeterans Benefits Act of 2010 Sent to President Obama's DeskImperial Valley Newsall 47 news articles »
Let Vets Have College ChoiceHuffington Post (blog)Unfortunately, a new rule poised to be instituted by the Department of Education, called the Gainful Employment Rule, puts use of the GI Bill to attend ...
Montgomery GI Bill rates up 4.2 percentAirForceTimes.comBut this could be the last time Montgomery GI Bill payments increase. Congress is considering a GI Bill reform package, aimed at improving the new Post-9/11 ...and more »
IAVA Senior Legislative Associate Tom Tarantino discusses the importance and necessity of upgrading the New GI Bill.
Veterans Failing Shows Hazards of For-Profit Schools in GI BillBloombergDetermined to get new skills and make a living after returning home, he joined more than 300000 veterans taking advantage of a new GI Bill offering college ...and more »
IAVA's Tim Embree delivers testimony before the House Veterans' Affairs Committee's Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity. The title of the hearing was 'Update of the Post-9/11 GI Bill' and was held on September 16, 2010
IAVA Executive Director and Founder Paul Rieckhoff discusses ongoing combat in Iraq as well as the campaign for New GI Bill upgrades.
New G.I. bill: From the battlefield to HollywoodMPNnow.comThe GI Bill has a few perks not offered when Congress first passed it after World War II. In the updated version of the bill ...and more »
militaryscholarshipsandgrants.com tells you how to get military scholarships. Visit us today to learn more about tuition assistance from the new GI Bill, Montgomery GI Bill -- and get ahead.
For questions, call me at 562 900-0575 or visit www.iguardcalifornia.com or my blog at http Signed into law in July of 2008, the new Post-9/11 GI Bill offers a set of benefits to servicemembers who have served since Sept. 10, 2001, including current and previously activated National Guard and Reserve members. The new GI Bill goes into effect on August 1, 2009.
lettersofcondolence's 1st New GI Bill webcam video July 04, 2010, 05:00 PM, www.facebook.com
Since taking effect last August, the new GI Bill has helped more than 275000 veterans, service members and their families get the financial assistance they need to go to college. But some veterans groups are saying there need to be some changes in the law to fill gaps in coverage to all veterans. Here to talk about the proposed changes is Peter Kerwin from the Rhode Island Higher Education Assistance Authority.
On April 20th, IAVA Member Veteran and Columbia University student Marco Reininger delivered a powerful testimony before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee on behalf of the quarter of a million students using the new GI Bill.
US Senator Jon Tester today criticized the US Department of Veterans Affairs and the way it handles overpayments made to colleges and universities through the new 21st Century GI Bill. We all agree that this new GI bill is a good thing, Tester today told the VAs Education Service Director. Moving forward, is putting veterans in overpayment status something that the VA is going to continue to do, or are we going to fix that?
Rachel Maddow- VA failing on new GI Bill
The training, the danger and the separation from family is the price they paid to get an education, so why can't New Mexico military use the GI bill for their studies? Kim Holland previews her special report, which airs Thursday on KRQE News 13 at 10.
A field report on the benefits of the new GI Bill and a conversation with Mollie Wallsteadt, Regional Coordinator for New Mexico's Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
Signed into law in July of 2008, the new Post-9/11 GI Bill offers a set of benefits to servicemembers who have served on active duty for 90 or more days since Sept. 10, 2001, including current and previously activated National Guard and Reserve members. The new GI Bill goes into effect on August 1, 2009.
Find out the latest on the new GI Bill from IAVA's Chief Legislative Counsel Patrick Campbell. Be sure to check out NewGIBill.org for all the latest updates on the new bill.
Judy Corrao speaks with Milton Schoen, Dir. or Veteran's Service Hennepin County, and Lynn Lyons, Hennepin County Veterans Service officer, about the GI Bill and its options.
Short edit of the new video for the Post 9/11 GI Bill Chapter 33
RNNTV Talks to veterans about the Post 9/11 GI BILL
On August 3rd, IAVA Chief Legislative Counsel Patrick Campbell sat down to discuss the Post-9/11 GI Bill - from the first bill 65 years ago, to where it's come today, and how it will affect today's veterans. For more information visit www.NewGIBill.org
On August 3rd, IAVA Member Veteran Matt Halbe sat for this interview to talk about the new GI Bill and what opportunities it will provide for him and his fellow veterans. For more information visit www.NewGIBill.org.
President Obama marks the launch of the Post-9/11 GI Bill, which will provide comprehensive education benefits to our veterans. The bill will provide our veterans the skills and trainings they need to be successful in the future, and is part of the Presidents plan to build a new foundation for the 21st century. August 3, 2009. (Public Domain)
Check out IAVA's Chief Legislative Counsel, Patrick Campbell, discussing the historic launch of the new GI Bill. To find out more, visit www.NewGIBill.org.
President Obama says the revamped post-9/11 GI bill will 'honor the service of an extraordinary generation.'
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President Obama Speaks About The New GI Bill & Other Veteran's Support - 08/03/09
...they were in active duty would determine if the GI bill would better serve a guardsman compared to existing options. The GI Bill was initially enacted during WWII. By 1947, nearly half of all college students in America were veterans. The program cost $14.5...
Glasgow Daily Times
...new era in veterans education benefits begins Saturday with the official launch of the Post-9/11 GI Bill, a program that promises almost everyone who serves three years or longer on active duty a college education at government expense. Career service members...
Air Force Times
...“Without that deployment, I couldn’t be eligible for anything.” On the Net: •Veterans Affairs Department site on new GI Bill: http://www.gibill.va.gov/ •Defense Department site on new GI Bill: http://www.defenselink.mil/gibill •Nonprofit Iraq and Afghanistan...
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
...Lautenberg said. "The horizon was so limited. I couldn't think in terms of the future." Lautenberg signed on early to the new GI Bill legislation, which was authored by Democrat Sen. Jim Webb, 63, a Vietnam veteran whose Marine son fought in Iraq. Webb attended...
The new Post 9/11 GI Bill may bring plenty of questions. Our expert from the VA tackles some of the questions service members want answered. You can find out the latest information on the new Post 9/11 GI Bill at www.gibill.va.gov You can also call 1-888-GI Bill-1... And keep up to date with the latest GI Bill news at www.pentagonchannel.mil
Congressman Klein discusses the new GI Bill for the 21st Century on the floor of the US House.
The latest information on the new Post 9/11 GI Bill, and where you can go to get your questions answered. Check out www.gibill.va.gov Listen in and ask your questions on the July 14 Bloggers Roundtable at www.defenselink.mil You can also call 1-888-GI Bill-1... And see more DoD videos at dodvclips.mil