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  • Reservist how-to guide for transferring Post 9/11 G.I. Bill benefits

    Prior to applying for the Transfer of Education Benefits (TEB) you must meet all eligibility requirements outlined in DoDI 1341.13, Change 1, Post-9/11 GI Bill and AFI 36-2649, Voluntary Education Program, Attachment 13. NOTE: Airmen must have a minimum of 6 years of service and no more than 16 years (active duty and/or Selected Reserve) effective
  • Changes to VA-guaranteed home loans to take effect Jan. 1

    Beginning January 1, 2020, the VA Funding Fee will increase for some Veterans, however, the effective 'cap' on VA no-down payment loans will be eliminated, according to the Veterans Affairs website.
  • Veterans with Veteran Health ID Card can shop at Military Exchange starting Jan. 1

    The Defense Department has expanded commissary and Military Service Exchange access.
  • DoD delays Post 9/11 GI Bill changes

    The implementation has been delayed until January 12, 2020, giving long-serving members more time to transfer their education benefits to spouses or dependents.
  • DoD Announces Policy Change on Transfer of Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits

    The Department of Defense issued a substantive change today to its policy on the transfer by service members in the uniformed services of Post-9/11 GI Bill educational benefits to eligible family member recipients.
  • Federal benefits open season begins

    This year's Federal Benefits Open Season runs from today through Monday, Dec. 11, and includes the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) program, the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP) and the Federal Flexible Spending Account (FSAFEDS) program. Open Season gives federal employees and retirees the opportunity to
  • Defense Department launches retirement system comparison calculator

    The Defense Department officially launched the Blended Retirement System comparison calculator, providing BRS opt-in eligible service members their first opportunity for an individualized comparison of retirement systems. The comprehensive tool, in combination with the mandatory BRS Opt-In Course, will assist the nearly 1.7 million opt-in eligible service members and their families make an informed decision on whether or not to elect the new retirement system. The BRS goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2018.
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