U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - 810 Vermont Avenue, NW - Washington, DC 20420December 12, 2012
(You will need a few documents to complete the application. Please review the list below to make your you have everything you need to complete the process)
Dates and service status for each period of military service is used to determine your percentage of entitlement.
The Post-9/11 GI Bill benefit level is based on your aggregate qualifying active duty service, which is total service, including separate periods.
Payback time for ROTC or Service Academy does not count as qualifying service.
If you have used benefits under one or more VA education programs, you may be entitled to additional benefits under another program.
You must be receiving the Montgomery GI Bill - Active Duty or REAP to participate in the Buy-Up Program.
For an additional $600 contribution, you may receive up to $5400 in additional GI Bill benefits. The additional $600 contribution is not payable under the Post-9/11 GI Bill.
The documents needed are: