Lawmakers Demand DOD Drop Limits on GI Bill TransfersJuly 31, 2018 | :
by Leo Shane III
WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of 83 House lawmakers are blasting a Defense Department plan to change rules on troops transferring their GI Bill benefits to dependents, calling it unfair and devastating for military morale.
“Once a service member meets the requirements for transferring Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to an eligible family member, we must uphold our end of the commitment,” the group stated in a letter to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis last week. “This change in policy is unacceptable, and we call upon you to swiftly reverse this decision.”