Tagged: GI Bill benefits

VFW to Host First Ever Live Town Hall Meeting on Facebook

Student veterans nationwide are encouraged to participate The VFW is hosting its first-ever Facebook town hall meeting to discuss VA education benefits, how the VFW is fighting for education on Capitol Hill and the VFW’s new scholarship program for veterans. The town hall will take place Jan. 16, at 3:00 p.m. (CST). Representatives from the VFW’s “1 Student Veteran” program… Read more

The American Legion: VA Regional Offices Shut Down

Government Shutdown Notification: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced it is placing more than 7,000 employees on furlough, effective Oct. 8, a move that will eliminate public access to all 56 of its Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) regional offices. As a result of the furloughs, VBA can no longer conduct personal interviews and hearings, process GI Bill benefits,… Read more