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Veterans & MilitaryFamilies Monthly News
November 2012 Vol. 3 No. 11
In This Issue
What is ESGR
SSA Widow(er)’s Benefits
Electronic Payment andTRICARE
WWII Memories From Cpt.Franklin H. Smith
WWI Memorial Foundation
TRICARE Media Center
Need A Ride
Mexican Border Duty
WWI Memorial PeaceCross
Veterans Health BenefitsHandbook
Lest We Forget book Signing Nov. 4th
Legal Help For Veterans
Hiring Heroes USA
Many Upcoming Events
And much more…….
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The Post-9/11 GI-Bill
9/11 GI Bill provides financial supportfor education and housing to individuals with at least 90days of aggregate service after September 10, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service
connected disabil-ity after 30 days. You must have received an honorabledischarge to be eligible for the Post
9/11 GI Bill.
Approved training under the Post
9/11 GI Billincludes
This benefit provides up to 36 months of educa-tion benefits, generally benefits are payable for 15 yearsfollowing your release from active duty. The Post
9/11GI Bill also offers some service members the opportunityto
Some of the benefits the Post
9/11 GI Bill will pay include:
tuition & fees
directly to the school for all public school in
state students. For those attending private or foreign schools tuition & fees are capped at thenational maximum rate.
Click here for more information. If you are attending a private Institution of Higher Learn-ing in AZ, MI, NH, NY, PA, SC or TX you may be eligi- ble for a higher tuition reimbursement rate.
For those attending a more expensive private school or a public school as a non
state student, a program exists which may help to reim- burse the difference. This program is called the
( Click on the link for more infor-mation about the Yellow Ribbon Program, not everyoneis eligible for the program).