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[Excerpt] This report provides a detailed description of the Post-9/11 GI Bill. The first section describes participant eligibility criteria. The second section indicates a participant’s entitlement to benefits and the period during which the benefits must be used. The third section describes the eligible programs of education. The subsequent section explains the eligible benefit payments. The final sections illustrate key links to other programs administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and current data on obligations and participation.


Suggested Citation
Dortch, C. (2017). The Post-9/11 Veterans’ Educational Assistance Act of 2008 (Post-9/11 GI Bill): A primer (CRS Report R42755). Washington, D.C.: Congressional Research Service.