Post-9/11 Veterans Education Act of 2008 - Chapter 33
The Post-9/11 GI Bill is a new benefit providing educational assistance to individuals who have served on active duty on or after September 11, 2001. This program was implemented in August 2009. The program is designed to pay for tuition, fees, books and living expenses and also allows for transfer of entitlement to spouses and children. Please refer to http://www.gibill.va.gov/ for information pertaining to this program. Information will be updated as available. You may use the Benefit Comparison Chart to compare chapter 33 to chapters 30/1607. Complete VA form 22-1990 and submit online. You must also submit a copy to the certifying official.
Montgomery GI Bill® for Reservists - Chapter 1606
An individual who enlisted, re-enlisted, or extended an enlistment in the Selected Reserve or National Guard for a period of 6 years after July 1, 1985, and has completed the initial active duty training is eligible for VA benefits. This program does not require a contribution by the service person. Complete VA form 22-1990 and submit online. You must also submit a copy to the certifying official.
Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP) - Chapter 1607
This benefit makes certain individuals who were activated after September 11, 2001 either eligible for education benefits or eligible for increased benefits. It is a DOD education benefit program designed to provide educational assistance to members of the Reserve components called or ordered to active duty in response to a war or national emergency (contingency operation) as declared by the President or Congress. Complete VA form 22-1990 and submit online. You must also submit a copy to the certifying official.