Questions, Answers on New Post-9/11 GI Bill

With so much confusion about the New Post-9/11 GI Bill, the Veterans Affairs Department has made efforts to clear up questions as much as possible. The New GI Bill is one of the largest undertakings the VA has accomplished since its installation in 1944. The complexity of the bill, general administrative issues and misunderstandings about its coverage has caused many of the delays in the VA’s implementation of the bill.

Already, a technical corrections bill is being completed to clear up some oversights and mix-ups. The bill incorporates a number of different requirements and qualifications. Some of the changes in requirements and specifications in qualifications may cause some veterans’ benefit packages to be less than they expected. The VA continues to strive to make education as affordable as possible to all veterans who wish to pursue it.

According to Bob Norton, Military Officers Association of America member, the changes in the bill, although significant and dramatic, should not detract from the fact that it still offers an incredibly affordable path for veterans to attend college. Some groups of people may suffer more than others, depending on how the revised bill turns out, including spouses and children expecting to utilize GI Bill benefits, veterans currently using the Montgomery GI Bill who haven’t made the $1,200 contribution, veterans who have used the full 36 months of their entitlement, and veterans currently enrolled in a state college or university or veterans who will be attending one. is a portal of all things military.  We appreciate your service and patronage and continuously work to be your “go-to” site for employment and education information.  We work to connect members of military and veteran communities as well as their families with outstanding jobs.  We handle all occupational areas including healthcare, transportation, law enforcement, trades, security, high tech and much more.  You will find excellent jobs for military and veterans in both the civilian and government sectors on our site. is proud to present a multitude of resources for those seeking employment opportunities including a variety of articles and job tips aimed to help you find work.  We also have many valuable resources including our Virtual Job Fair, Directory of Employers and the Military Connection Job Board with thousands of nationwide jobs. recognizes the wonderful contributions of Transition Officers and Veteran Service Officers.  We value their hard work and are proud to work with and for them.  When the next tour is back home, it’s on