ABSTRACT

National Guard and Reserve Eligibility for the Post-9/11 GI Bill [June 7, 2021]   [open pdf - 503KB]

From the Document: "The Post-9/11 GI Bill is a popular educational assistance program designed for servicemembers and veterans and their family members. In FY2021, almost 725,000 individuals are anticipated to receive average benefits of $16,230 each. Since enactment of the Post-9/11 GI Bill in 2008, the eligibility of National Guard and Reserve (G&R) members has been the subject of ongoing debate that has produced several amendments that expand their eligibility. This In Focus provides background on G&R eligibility for the Post-9/11 GI Bill and describes questions for Congress to consider as G&R eligibility continues to be at issue."

Report Number:
CRS In Focus, IF11849
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Date:
2021-06-07
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Public Domain
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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pdf
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