VOC REHAB: VA Robbed Some Disabled Vets Of GI Bill Benefits - Diverse Military


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VOC REHAB: VA Robbed Some Disabled Vets Of GI Bill Benefits



A big change may be on the horizon, or is already here, for disabled veterans with VA education benefits under both the GI Bill and Chapter 31 Voc Rehab.

An internal decision letter within VA, leaked to me recently, indicates some veterans may be getting shafted out of huge GI Bill benefits due to a legal interpretation error about when the agency can deduct time from overall education benefits. VA regional offices are still trying to figure out how to correctly adjudicate the matter but have apparently withheld the notice of the error from the broader public.

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