Post-9/11 G.I. Bill (Ch. 33)
The Post-9/11 G.I. Bill assists in paying for school or job training for those who have served on active duty after September 10, 2001. For eligibility purposes, at least one of the following must be true:
- Served at least 90 days on active duty (either all at once or with breaks in service) on or after September 11, 2001, or
- Received a Purple Heart on or after September 11, 2001, and were honorably discharged after any amount of service, or
- Served for at least 30 continuous days (all at once, without a break in service) on or after September 11, 2001, and were honorably discharged with a service-connected disability, or
- Are a dependent child using benefits transferred by a qualifying Veteran or service member
Transfer of Post-9/11 G.I. Bill
Eligibility to transfer your education benefits must meet the requirements below and is only eligible for qualified dependents.
You may be eligible to transfer education benefits if you’re on active duty or in the Selected Reserve and you meet all of the requirements listed below.
All of these must be true:
- You’ve completed at least 6 years of service on the date your request is approved, and
- You agree to add 4 more years of service, and
- The person getting benefits has enrolled in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS).