Tuition Assistance for Full-Time Military Service

The granddaddy of military education benefits are the GI bills, whose actual name has varied slightly as different programs have been introduced or phased out over the years. Although there are a lot of wrinkles to the various GI bills, the basics remain the same.
The actual amount that is paid under the GI Bill program, what is required to earn benefits, as well as how long someone has to claim her benefits, varies slightly depending on which version of the GI Bill program the service member is participating in. The two current versions of the program are commonly referred to as the Montgomery GI Bill and the Post-9/11 GI Bill programs; each has slightly different rules, provisions, and benefit ...

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