The Post 9/11 GI Bill® provides financial support for education and housing to individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service on or after September 11, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. You must have received an honorable discharge to be eligible for the Post 9/11 GI Bill. This benefit provides up to 36 months of education benefits, and generally benefits are payable for 15 years following your release from active duty.
The Post 9/11 GI Bill also offers some service members the opportunity to transfer their GI Bill to dependents. Please refer to: http://www.defense.gov/home/features/2009/0409_gibill/ for more information. More information regarding educational benefits may be obtained by visiting the Department of Veterans Affairs at www.gibill.va.gov. To check on your status and/or receive information on your monthly rate, call 1-888-442-4551.