Legion: VA outsourcing should be temporary
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Legion: VA outsourcing should be temporary

“A good temporary solution” is how American Legion National Commander Clarence Hill characterized VA’s decision to employ an outside contractor to assist in processing the large volume of GI Bill claims.

VA: Emergency GI Bill payments succeed

In an Oct. 15 review of how the Post-9/11 GI Bill was implemented, VA was both lauded and criticized for its handling of the education benefit claims backlog.

Student veterans can apply for payments online
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Student veterans can apply for payments online

Starting Oct. 2, student veterans can apply online for emergency GI Bill payments to help cover their expenses. VA regional offices will issue checks up to $3,000 to those enrolled in schools this semester.

Legion offers help with late GI Bill payments
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Legion offers help with late GI Bill payments

The newly instituted Post-9/11 GI Bill promised to send veterans to colleges. Overdue or missing benefit checks from VA have tempered many of their plans.

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