Veterans, Be Aware: Many of your benefits have an expiration date.
Below are a few important ones to remember so you don’t lose out. View a c
Tuition Assistance: $4,500 a year that expires as soon as you transition from Active Duty.
Montgomery GI Bill for Active-Duty (MGIB): 10 years from date of last discharge or release from active duty.
Veterans Education Assistance Program (VEAP): 10 years from date of last discharge or release from active duty.
Montgomery GI Bill for Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR): 14 years from the date of eligibility for the program, or until released from the Selected Reserve or National Guard. Some extensions available if activated.
Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VocRehab): Generally, 12 years of separation from service or within 12 years of being awarded service-connected VA disability compensation.
Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance (SGLI): Coverage ends 120 days after separation or can be extended up to 1 year for totally disabled veterans.
If you have not started using your benefits, time may be running out.