Congressional Republicans and Democrats have reached initial agreement on the biggest expansion of college aid for military veterans in a decade, removing a 15-year time limit to tap into benefits and boosting money for thousands in the National Guard and Reserve.
Words by Brooke Nason, Contributing Editor at MilitaryVeterans.net
The GI Bill has long been used to further the education of veterans after they have finished serving their country. Now there could be another potential use for these funds. Back in July, the Senate Small Business Committee advanced a measure that would give 250 veterans the chance to use their GI Bill funds as a grant to start up a business instead of using it for college tuition. Continue Reading