AshLee Strong, Doug Andres
WASHINGTON—To help expand opportunities for veterans, there will no longer be a 15-year time limit on the use of GI bill benefits.
Signed into law today, the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act makes it so that veterans can use their education benefits whenever they choose. That’s why this is often called the ‘Forever’ GI bill.
This bipartisan expansion of the GI bill—which passed in the House and Senate with unanimous support—also makes it easier for post-9/11 Purple Heart recipients to get GI bill benefits, and gives veterans ...