Pence Asks VA to Restore GI Bill Benefits to ITT StudentsSeptember 13, 2016 | :
by Jim Absher
Indiana Governor Mike Pence is asking the VA to provide relief to veterans who attended ITT Technical Institute which shut its doors earlier this week. The now defunct private college had its headquarters in Carmel, IN, a suburb of Indianapolis.
Pence, who is Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s running mate, sent VA Secretary Robert McDonald a letter Friday, asking the VA to reinstate the GI Bill benefits of veterans affected by the closure of ITT Tech saying “We owe our veterans a debt of gratitude, and one way we show that is through the post-9/11 GI Bill, which allows these brave men and women to earn an education at the institution of their choice when they return from serving our nation.”