There’s a plan in Congress to start charging troops for their GI Bill benefits

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The plan — draft legislation from House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Phil Roe, R-Tenn. — would deduct $2,400 from future service members’ paychecks to establish eligibility for revamped post-military education benefits. This was first reported Tuesday by Task & Purpose.

Currently, the post-9/11 GI Bill offers full tuition to a four-year state college (or the equivalent tuition payout for a private school) plus a monthly housing stipend to any service member who spends at least three years on active duty, and to reservists who are mobilized to active-duty for extended periods. Troops wounded while serving are also eligible.

Full article: There’s a plan in Congress to start charging troops for their GI Bill benefits

Holy crap. Why is it that every time there is a money issue, our vets are the ones that take it up the backside? I will not vote for anyone who backs this. Period.

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