The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA)

The Department of Labor, through the Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS), provides assistance to all persons having claims under USERRA. The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), clarifies and strengthens the Veterans’ Reemployment Rights (VRR) Statute. USERRA protects civilian job rights and benefits for veterans and members of Reserve components. USERRA also makes major improvements in protecting…

GI Bill Kickers By Military Branch

Air National Guard College Fund or (MGIB-SR) GI Bill Kicker The Air National Guard (MGIB-SR) Kicker pays up to an additional $350 a month while attending college (or other approved technical school). Paid as a stipend, this incentive pays up to $12,600 over a period of 36 months. Army Reserve GI Bill and Kicker The Army Reserve offers a Selected…

Selected Reserve Montgomery GI Bill Benefits

The Montgomery GI Bill – Selected Reserve program may be available to you if you are a member of the Selected Reserve. The Selected Reserve includes the Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve, Coast Guard Reserve, the Army National Guard, and the Air National Guard. You may use this education assistance program for degree programs, certificate or correspondence…

Veterans Benefits for National Guard and Reserve Servicemembers

Reserve and National Guard Eligibility  Reservists who served on active duty establish veteran status and may be eligible for the full-range of VA benefits, depending on the length of active military service and a discharge or release from active duty under conditions other than dishonorable. In addition, Reservists not activated may qualify for some VA benefits. National Guard members can…

Reserve Educational Assistance Program

The Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP, Chapter 1607 of Title 10, U.S. Code) is an educational assistance program enacted by Congress to provide benefits to members of the reserve components who are called or ordered to “Active service” in response to a war or national emergency; as declared by the President or Congress. The “reserve components” consist of Army Reserve,…