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Bill Would Allow More Transfers of Education Benefits



by Robert Harding

A bill introduced by U.S. Rep. John Katko and a Democratic colleague would enable more military service members to transfer Post-9/11 G.I. Bill education benefits to their spouses or children.

Under the current program, military personnel with at least six years of service can transfer education benefits to immediate family if they commit to serving four more years. Service members may also transfer assistance if they have logged at least 10 years and commit to serving the maximum amount of time allowed.

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