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  • The paper 1990 has been revised to include the Post-9/11 GI Bill. Under Part II – “Education Benefit Being Applied For” Block 9F has been added for Chapter 33 and includes information about elections that the individuals must complete. ver02202009
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  • Post 9-11 Gi Bill

    1. 1. 05/17/13 1Beth M. JuachonMilitary Services Coordinator(619) 400-1810beth.juachon1@va.gov
    2. 2. 05/17/13 2
    3. 3. 05/17/13 4 www.ebenefits.va.gov One-stop shop for benefits-relatedonline tools and information• Transfer education benefit• Access online TAP briefing on VABenefits• Download DD214• Apply for Benefits• View claim status and benefitpayments online• Print VA home loan guarantyCertificate of Eligibility (CoE)
    4. 4. 05/17/13 5DD-214- Certificate of Releaseor Discharge from Active Duty
    5. 5. 05/17/13 61-888-442-4551
    6. 6. 05/17/13 7VA Education Programs Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty – Chapter 30 Post 9/11 GI Bill – Chapter 33
    7. 7. 05/17/13 8Montgomery GI Bill – Active Duty(MGIB-AD) Chapter 30 $1,200 military pay reduction 36 months of benefits Expires 10 years after release from active duty Includes college courses leading to a degree,apprenticeship, on-the-job training, vocational training,and flight training Must have honorable discharge, a high school diploma orgeneral education development (GED), and must servedactive duty after June 30, 1985
    8. 8. 05/17/13 9INSTITUTIONAL TRAININGTraining Time Monthly RateFull time $1,564.003/4 time $1,173.00½ time $782.00Less than ½ time more than ¼ time $782.00**¼ time or less $391.00**Apprenticeship and OJT TrainingFirst six months of training $1,173.00Second six months of training $860.00Remaining pursuit of training $547.40**Tuition and Fees ONLY. Payment cannot exceed the listed amount.Correspondence and Flight – Entitlement charged at the rate of one month of each$1,564.00 paid.
    9. 9. 05/17/13 10Post 9/11 GI Bill – Chapter 33 At least 90 days of aggregate service on or afterSeptember 11, 2001 Full benefits available after 36 months of qualifyingservice SELRES qualifying time includes: both voluntary andnon-voluntary periods of mobilization, ADSW, ADOS, andADT. Does not include AT Retroactive to 1 Aug 2009, members of the NationalGuard but have restrictions to their qualifying active dutytime Expires 15 years after last qualifying period of activeduty service
    10. 10. 05/17/13 1111 11Qualifying ServiceAggregate Service RequirementsIncludes EntryLevel and SkillTraining% ofMaximumBenefit(1) At least 36 monthsIncludesEntryLevel/SkillTraining100 %(2) At least 30 consecutive days,discharged or released for a service-connected disability100%(3) At least 30 months, but less than 36months90%(4) At least 24 months, but less than 30months80%(5) At least 18 months, but less than 24months ExcludesEntryLevel/SkillTraining70%(6) At least 12 months, but less than 18months60%(7) At least 6 months, but less than 12months50%(8) At least 90 days, but less than 6months40%
    11. 11. 05/17/13 12Exceptions to qualifying service Academy / NROTC graduate qualifying startdate follows completion of commissioningsource statutory service obligation College Loan Repayment Program qualifyingstart date follows completion of serviceobligation Boot Camp and “A” school training are excludedfor service less than 24 months
    12. 12. 05/17/13 14Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits Tuition and Fees paid directly to the school Yellow Ribbon Program Housing Allowance (active duty not eligible) Books and supplies stipend Licensing and Certification Refund of MGIB contribution Transfer of Entitlements
    13. 13. 05/17/13 15Post 9/11 Current Payment forAcademic Year 2012Residentof IHL(Public)Private andForeign SchoolsIHL & NCD(capped)Overseas Solely indistancelearningTuition and Fees Paid all $18,077.50 /yearMonthly Housing YES YES $1,368.00*½NationalAverage($684.00)Yearly booksand suppliesstipend$1,000.00/year*Housing Allowance for those attending foreign schools without a maincampus in the U.S.Active Duty and their spouses cannot receive the monthly housingallowance.
    14. 14. 05/17/13 16Yellow Ribbon Program Not available for active duty and their spouses. Institutions voluntarily enter into an agreementwith VA to fund tuition and fee costs thatexceed the tuition and fees cap of $18,077.50at non-public schools, and out-of-state charges. VA matches each additional dollar that aninstitution contributes, up to total cost of tuitionand fees.
    15. 15. 05/17/13 17Yellow Ribbon Program Payable to school when student’s tuition and fees exceedthe cap:
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    17. 17. 05/17/13 19APPRENTICESHIP AND ON-JOB TRAININGWill also receive up to $83 per month for books and suppliesTraining Period Housing AllowanceFirst Six months 100%Second Six months 80%Third Six months 60%Fourth Six months 40%Remaining pursuit 20%Post 9/11 Current payment rateThis type of training is not available to active duty servicepersons or spouses utilizingtransferred entitlement. (Examples: Union Plumber, Hotel management, Firefighter)
    18. 18. 05/17/13 20Post 9/11 – current payment
    19. 19. 05/17/13 21Examinations/Reimbursement May be reimbursed for more than one licensing orcertification test May be reimbursed for National Exams such as SAT,ACT, GMAT, GRE Entitlement will be charged (1 month for price of theexam capped at $1,460.) One-time payment of $500 for individuals residing in a county with6 persons or fewer per square milePhysically relocates at least 500 miles, orTravels by air to attend school if no other transportation exist
    20. 20. 05/17/13 22Other Payments Work-studyIndividuals training at a rate of pursuit of at least 75% mayreceive work-study Tutorial AssistanceIndividuals training at a rate of pursuit of at least 50% mayreceive tutorial assistance Chapter 30 RefundA proportional amount of the basic $1,200 contribution will beincluded with the last monthly housing allowance payment whench33 entitlement exhaustsRefund of $600 additional contribution is not authorized. College Fund payments on a monthly basis instead of alump sum.
    21. 21. 05/17/13 23GI Bill and Tuition Assistance Must have served at least 2 full years on active duty to use MGIB tosupplement, or “TOP UP” TOP UP covers the difference between the tuition assistanceamount paid by the military and the total costs of tuition and relatedcharges up to specified limits Post 9/11 is charged based on rate of pursuit, not on dollars spent MGIB is charged based on dollars spent ($1,564.00 = 1 month ofentitlement) Copy of the approved Tuition Assistance Authorization form isrequired along with VA Form 22-1990 to establish eligibility Submit application to one of VA’s four education processing offices.Specify that Tuition Assistance Top Up is being claimed
    22. 22. 05/17/13 24
    23. 23. 05/17/13 28Application for VA Education Benefits(election process for Post 9/11) www.ebenefits.va.gov or www.gibill.va.gov or www.va.gov throughVeterans Online Application (VONAPP) Create user a name and a password VA Form 22-1990 for active duty and veterans VA Form 22-1990e for dependents/spouse Submit (scan) records electronically if applicable Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD 214) College Fund contract Copies of orders if activated from the Guard/Reserves Certificate of Eligibility will be mailed via snail mail Statement which education benefit selected to use Number of months of entitlement and percentage of benefit payable Delimiting date (15 years from the last period of active duty) Copy of this letter to school
    24. 24. 05/17/13 29
    25. 25. 05/17/13 30Transferability and the Law Transferability is a retention tool, not a benefit and is based ontime in the Armed Forces, NOT active duty time The election to transfer to family members must be entered intowhile the member is in the Armed Forces Agree to serve at least another four additional years (activeduty or reserve)The Secretary of Defense may grant the Secretary of each of theuniformed services the ability to authorize transfer of entitlement forbenefits.VA does not determine eligibility to transferred benefits
    26. 26. 05/17/13 31Transferability PolicyYears of Service When Request issubmittedAdditional Service ObligationAt least six years but less than10 yearsFour years from the date therequest was submitted10 or more years Four years or up to themaximum HYT or MandatoryRetirement date from the datethe request was submitted,whichever is less
    27. 27. 05/17/13 32Transfer of Entitlement
    28. 28. 05/17/13 33Interim provisions for retirement eligible Service members(expires beginning August 1, 2013) Eligible for retirement (20 years or more) on or before August1, 2009, no additional service required Approved retirement dates on or before July 1, 2010, noadditional service required Eligible for retirement on or after August 1, 2009, and before 1August 2010, one year service required Eligible for retirement on or after August 1, 2010, and before 1August 2011, two years service required Eligible for retirement on or after August 1, 2011, and before 1August 2012, three years service requiredEVERYONE will have a 4 year service obligation
    29. 29. 05/17/13 34Navy Transferability PolicyEnlisted Members If not sufficient time on EAOS to meet the requiredservice obligation, member must wait until reenlistmenteligible (one year prior to current EAOS) Page 13s and short term extensions are no longerallowed for active duty enlisted members for the purposeof transferability If cannot commit due to high year tenure (HYT), thenEAOS must match HYT. Members whose HYT date is too far out to extend, mustwait until they are approved for the Fleet Reserve, extendand then apply for transferability SELRES enlisted members must sign a page 13 inaddition to reenlisting
    30. 30. 05/17/13 35Navy Transferability PolicyEnlisted Members Senior enlisted who have not applied for transferability,may have to serve beyond 20 years in order to transferbenefits. Senior enlisted members who are identified byContinuation Board to retire before fulfillingtransferability service obligation end date, will not losetransferability. Separation program designator JCC orLCC, Reduction in Force, will be used for thesemembers. Members approved for Enlisted Early Career Transitionand have transferred benefits can fulfill obligated serviceif they remain in SELRES drill pay status until theservice obligation end date Members who voluntarily retire before serving theobligation, will forfeit transferability and any fundsexpended are subject to recoupment by the VA
    31. 31. 05/17/13 36Navy Transferability PolicyOfficers Active Duty Officers who have a four year service obligation must sign apage 13 SELRES Officers who have a 1-4 year service obligation must sign apage 13 The service obligation begins when the officer applies, and is approvedfor transferability, NOT THE DATE OF THE PAGE 13. If the officer is required to retire due to statute and cannot commit tothe additional service obligation, requests for transferability will beapproved. The obligation date will match the retirement date. Eligible officers who submit a voluntary retirement request in order to beexempted from consideration by the Selective Early Retirement (SER)board, will retain transferability if the voluntary retirement request isapproved. SPD code RCC, Service member initiated retirement-reduction in force, will be used
    32. 32. 05/17/13 38Basic Steps for TransferringEntitlement Determine basic eligibility Determine service obligation – based on time in service onAugust 1, 2011(0- 4 years) Complete page 13 and enter into Electronic Service Record Use Common Access Card (CAC), DoD Self-Service Logon(DS Logon), or DFAS Account (my Pay) to sign in to themilConnect portal application: http://milconnect.dmdc.milor www.dmdc.osd.mil/TEB/, to complete application fortransferability Check back to determine status If disapproved, contact Service representative
    33. 33. 05/17/13 39Marines TEB Process• Log onto http://milconnect.dmdc.mil• Bring proof of web application to Career Planner• Sign SOU prepared by Career Planner• Refer to MARADMIN 421/09 para 3.D regarding obligatedservice. Another reference is MARADMIN 428/11• Check the status of the request for TEB via the samewebsite http://milconnect.dmdc.mil. No notification issent to the Marine upon approval or disapproval of theTEB request• NOTE: Failure to incur the obligated service within 45 days willresult in the disapproval of the TEB request and require to reapplywhich will start service obligation back over.
    34. 34. 05/17/13 40Transfer of EntitlementSpouse May use after transferor completes 6 years inArmed Forces Are paid at transferor’s rate Can use benefits up to transferor’s 15-yeareligibility period, unless transferor specifies anearlier ending date
    35. 35. 05/17/13 41Transfer of EntitlementChildrenEntitlement must be transferred to an unmarried child whohas not reached the age of 18 or, if in school, before childis 23 years of ageMay use benefits after transferor completes 10 years inArmed ForcesMust have: reached age 18; or completed requirements of secondary school diploma (or equivalency certificate)Receives veteran rate, including housing allowance &book stipend, even if transferor is on active dutyMay use until 26 years old
    36. 36. 05/17/13References for Transferability • http://www.defense.gov/home/features/2009/0409_gibill/• BUPERSNOTE 1780: POST 9/11 Educational AssistancePrograms of 1 August 2009• NAVADMIN 235/11: Changes to Post 9-11 GI Bill• MARADMIN 428/11: Change to Transfer of Educational Benefits(TEB) Roles and Responsibilities
    37. 37. 05/17/13Transferability POCNavy Active Duty: Navy Personnel Command CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER1-866-U-ASK-NPC (1-866-827-5672) / DSN 882-5672Navy Reserve:  1-800-621-8853,Fax: (757) 444-7597/7598, cnrfc_post911gibill@navy.milMarine Corps Active Duty:  Daryl.Patrick@usmc.milMarine Corps Reserve:  smb_manpower.cmt@usmc.mil
    38. 38. 05/17/13 46The Marine Gunnery SergeantJohn David Fry Scholarship For the children of service members who die in the line ofduty after Sept. 10, 2001. Eligible children: are entitled to 36 months of benefits at the 100% level have 15 years to use the benefit beginning on his/her18th birthday may use the benefit until his or her 33rd birthday cannot use benefit before age 18, even if he or shehas completed high school are not eligible for the Yellow Ribbon Program
    39. 39. 05/17/13 47TIPS Contact your State Approving Agencies (SAA) for info regardingprogram approval or questions about maximum tuition and feeamounts. A listing of SAA’s can be found at:www.nasaa-vetseducation.com/contacts/ Stay updated and keep an eye on upcoming changes to thePost 9/11 GI Bill The School Certifying Official (SCO) is the person who certifiesto VA that you attending school. They are the conduit to getyou paid, so get to know them.

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