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Post 9/11 GI Bill

Title 38 USC, Chapter 33
Post 9/11 Educational Assistance Program


General Information

--  If you were in the Armed Forces (Regular or Drilling Reserves) and have at least 90 days of active duty service on or after 10 Sep 01, you may be eligible for valuable educational assistance.

--  Post 9-11 benefits will pay for training received on or after 1 Aug 09.

--  Review the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) benefit comparison chart to determine if this is a good choice for you and your family.

--  Apply here  for the Post 9-11 GI Bill and all other GI Bill Program benefits electronically through VONAPP on the DVA website.  


Watch the Post 9/11 GI Bill video series

  • Part 1 – Eligibility: addresses who is eligible for the benefits.
  • Part 2 – Use of Post-9/11 GI Bill: explains how the GI Bill may be used in combination with other educational benefits.
  • Part 3 – Benefits: focuses on the benefits service members and their families can receive.
  • Part 4 – Transferability: focuses on how service members can transfer benefits to their spouse or children.
  • Part 5 – Service Obligations: discusses service obligations and policies related to the Post-9/11 GI Bill.
  • Part 6 – Claims: discusses processing enrollments and how to rectify rejected claims.

Transferability Information

  • GI Bill Transferability Fact Sheet and FAQ's
  • Transfer Before You Go!
  • SELRES Qualifying Service 
  • NAVADMIN 203/09  (Cancelled eff. 2 Mar 15.  Incorporated into BUPERSNOTE 1780 on our homepage)
  • NAVADMIN 187/09 (Cancelled eff. 2 Mar 15.  Incorporated into BUPERSNOTE 1780 on our homepage)

Transferability of Education Benefits (milConnect) website.