Legion fights for GI Bill changes
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Legion fights for GI Bill changes

Currently, the Post-9/11 GI Bill won't cover vocational courses or on-the-job training offered at non-degree granting institutions. The American Legion hopes to fix that.

VA to automate GI Bill claims processing
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VA to automate GI Bill claims processing

To help clean up the claims backlog left over from first-semester Post-9/11 GI Bill users, VA is planning to enhance the way it processes claims.

VA releases official GI Bill numbers
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VA releases official GI Bill numbers

After the fall semester, VA released a report giving a number for college students using the GI Bill. It also addresses the claims process that has created backlogs.

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.

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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