US Army College Benefits Explained<br />Current as of: 04 Mar 2011<br />
Leadership traits<br />Hands-on experience<br />Army College Fund or Reserve GI Bill Kicker<br />Montgomery or Post 9-11 G...
Two GI Bills, you pick…<br /><ul><li>Everyone, in every branch, receives the MGIB unless they decline it in writing
Paid through the Veteran’s Administration (VA) directly to the student
You contribute $100 / month for your first 12 months in the service and receive (total):
Active Duty
2 year enlistment - $41,688 ($1,158 / month)
3-6 year enlistment - $51,336 ($1,426 / month)
Reserve Duty
6 year enlistment - $12,132 ($337 / month)
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Us Army College Benefits Explained

  1. 1. US Army College Benefits Explained<br />Current as of: 04 Mar 2011<br />
  2. 2. Leadership traits<br />Hands-on experience<br />Army College Fund or Reserve GI Bill Kicker<br />Montgomery or Post 9-11 GI Bill<br />100% Tuition Assistance<br />Your formal and informal education<br />
  3. 3. Two GI Bills, you pick…<br /><ul><li>Everyone, in every branch, receives the MGIB unless they decline it in writing
  4. 4. Paid through the Veteran’s Administration (VA) directly to the student
  5. 5. You contribute $100 / month for your first 12 months in the service and receive (total):
  6. 6. Active Duty
  7. 7. 2 year enlistment - $41,688 ($1,158 / month)
  8. 8. 3-6 year enlistment - $51,336 ($1,426 / month)
  9. 9. Reserve Duty
  10. 10. 6 year enlistment - $12,132 ($337 / month)
  11. 11. Can be converted to the Post 9-11 GI Bill</li></ul>3<br />Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB)<br />Post 9-11 GI Bill<br /><ul><li>Pro-rated based on time spent on Active Duty since 11 Sep 2001
  12. 12. Available to all branches, paid through the VA
  13. 13. Reserve Initial Entry Training counts
  14. 14. You receive (assumes 3 years or more on Active Duty):
  15. 15. 100% of your tuition is paid while you attend a public college or university (paid to school)
  16. 16. Monthly living stipend based on zip code of school (the 2011 rate for UW is $1,452 / month, paid to student)
  17. 17. $1,000 allowance per year for books and supplies (paid to student)</li></ul>All figures assume full-time school attendance after service is complete<br />
  18. 18. The Army College Fund (ACF)<br /><ul><li>A program specific to the Active Duty Army only as an enlistment incentive
  19. 19. Adds a set amount of $$ to the monthly payment of the Montgomery GI Bill or, to the Monthly Living Stipend of the Post 9-11 GI Bill
  20. 20. Paid through the Army directly to the student
  21. 21. Benefit (total amounts):
  22. 22. 2 year enlistment - adds $150 / month (MGIB / ACF total - $47,088)
  23. 23. 3 year enlistment - adds $250 / month (MGIB / ACF total - $60,336)
  24. 24. 4 year enlistment - adds $350 / month (MGIB / ACF total - $63,936)
  25. 25. 5 year enlistment - adds $650 / month (MGIB / ACF total - $74,736)
  26. 26. 6 year enlistment - adds $950 / month (MGIB / ACF total - $85,536)</li></ul>4<br />All figures assume full-time school attendance after service is complete<br />
  27. 27. The Selected Reserve MGIB Kicker<br /><ul><li>A program specific to the Army Reserve as an enlistment incentive
  28. 28. Adds a set amount of $$ to the monthly payment of the Reserve Montgomery GI Bill or, to the Monthly Living Stipend of the Post 9-11 GI Bill
  29. 29. Paid through the Army directly to the student
  30. 30. Benefit varies depending on job selected and entry rank (total amounts):
  31. 31. Adds $100 to $350 to the monthly payment</li></ul>5<br />All figures assume full-time school attendance after service is complete<br />
  32. 32. Army Tuition Assistance<br /><ul><li>Provides Active Duty and Army Reserve Soldiers with $4,500 per fiscal year (01 OCT – 31 SEP) to attend school while serving
  33. 33. Completely separate benefit from the MGIB, Post 9-11 GI Bill, and ACF
  34. 34. Available for traditional and distance learning classes
  35. 35. Every year, a new $4,500 is available for use by each Soldier
  36. 36. The per-semester-hour cap is set at $250</li></ul>6<br />
  37. 37. Hands on experience<br /><ul><li>The US Army is the largest branch of the United States military with over 600,000 Soldiers on Active Duty alone
  38. 38. The US Army is the world’s largest vocational instruction entity. Most positions are entry level meaning that no previous knowledge of the job or field is necessary
  39. 39. The US Army has entry-level positions for welders, machinists, diesel mechanics, aircraft mechanics, boat mechanics, heavy construction equipment operators, electricians, general construction, and more…
  40. 40. The US Army has entry level positions for many high-demand tech jobs including: Information Technology Specialists, Satellite Communications, Telephone Communications, Network Integrators, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operators, Avionics Systems Repairers, Radar Technicians, and more…
  41. 41. The US Army is a great stepping stone for the medical community. We have entry level positions for Radiology Specialists, Lab Techs, Licensed Practical Nurses, EMTs, Operating Room Technicians, and more…</li></ul>7<br />Availability depends on job vacancies<br />
  42. 42. Leadership Traits<br /><ul><li>Every Soldier is mentored to be a leader from day one
  43. 43. We share a belief system rooted in the seven Army values:
  44. 44. Soldiers feel a deep sense of camaraderie and Army pride
  45. 45. Civilian employers place Soldiers in high regard </li></ul>8<br />
  46. 46. Questions / Want more information?<br /><ul><li>Issaquah Army Recruiting Station:
  47. 47. 425-557-5371
  48. 48. www.facebook.com/issaquah.army.recruiting
  49. 49. 6L2S@usarec.army.mil</li></ul>9<br />
  50. 50. References<br /><ul><li>Montgomery GI / Post 9-11 GI Bill
  51. 51. www.va.gov
  52. 52. Post 9-11 GI Bill monthly stipend rates (pay grade E-5, with dependents)
  53. 53. https://www.defensetravel.dod.mil/site/bahCalc.cfm
  54. 54. All others
  55. 55. www.goarmy.com</li></ul>10<br />

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