When you serve in the military, there are a wide range of benefits that are offered to you, your spouse and your children. Read below to learn more about yours.
Whether you’re Active duty or Reserve in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard or National Guard, a Military career can be a challenge and an adventure. Like any other job it comes with a salary, benefits, incentives and bonuses, not to mention automatic annual pay raises.
Members of the military can now transfer all or part of their GI Bill benefits to help cover the cost of education for their spouse or dependent children.
The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) administers a number of education programs for which US Military personnel can qualify. .
Since the bill was signed, approximately 295,000 members have received $4 billion worth of benefits. A person must have served 90 or more days on active duty since 9/11/2001 to qualify.
The Top-up program allows funds from the GI Bill to be used for tuition and fees for high-cost courses that are not fully covered by TA funds.
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Developed by the Veterans Employment Initiative Task Force established by the President last August, Transition GPS will help our separating servicemembers successfully transition to the civilian workforce, start a business, or pursue higher education.
The Department of Veterans Affairs announced today that 1.67 million Veterans and Servicemembers have registered for the secure, joint VA-Department of Defense (DoD), self-service web portal, eBenefits, which provides online information and access to a wide variety of military and Veteran benefits resources.
Veterans’ Medical Benefits Package (Standard Benefits)
VA’s medical benefits package provides the following health care services to all enrolled veterans.