G.I. Bill and Tuition Assistance
Air Force College Tuition Assistance
The Air Force offers airmen several programs to advance their voluntary education goals including 100% Tuition Assistance for college courses taken during voluntary off-duty hours.
Active Duty MGIB for Guard and Reservists
Guardsmen and reservists whose active duty time is extended past the normal 12-month call-up may be eligible for active duty-level benefits of the Montgomery GI Bill under certain circumstances. Reserve-component personnel are now eligible for the greater active-duty benefit when their active-duty time is extended to 24 or more months.
Part 8 of What the Recruiter Never Told You, the ultimate guide for joining the military. In part 8, all about education benefits offered by the U.S. Military, such as the Montgomery G.I. Bill, and Tuition Assistance, as well as an overview of attending college while in the military.
G.I. Bill Usage
Half of all service members eligible for Montgomery GI Bill benefits regularly do not use them, according to Department of Veterans Affairs officials.
GI Bill History
Brief history of the education incentive known as the "GI Bill."
Montgomery GI Bill Overview
The Montgomery GI Bill (Active Duty) Program provides education benefits to individuals who enter active duty for the first time after 30 June 1985, and received an honorable discharge. Active duty includes full time National Guard duty performed after 29 November 1989.
National Guard Education Benefits
In addition to federal education benefits, all states offer additional educational benefits for members of the National Guard. These programs are operated, funded, and managed under the laws of the individual state. State education benefits for National Guard members can be found on this page.