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Fourth anniverary of Post-9/11 GI Bill

On Thursday, Aug. 1, nearly 1 million veterans, servicemembers, and their families will have used the Post-9/11 GI Bill since it was implemented four years ago.


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Committee approves Webb provisions to protect Post-9/11 GI Bill

The Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee today approved important provisions by Sen. Jim Webb, author of the landmark Post-9/11 GI Bill, to protect veterans’ education benefits from abuses by certain schools.


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Senate committee holds hearing on amendment to Webb’s Post-9/11 GI Bill

Sen. Jim Webb, author of the landmark Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, today renewed his call for quick enactment of his bipartisan legislation to preserve those veterans’ education benefits from abuses by certain schools


Webb introduces legislation to preserve Post-9/11 G.I. Bill

Senator Jim Webb (D-VA), author of the landmark Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, today introduced bipartisan legislation to preserve those veterans’ education benefits from abuses by certain schools. Troubling statistics show that the cost to taxpayers to send a veteran to a for-profit school is more than double the cost of a public university and that eight […]


Webb: Post-9/11 Bill has helped 500K

Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.) today made the following statement on the three-year anniversary of the Post-9/11 GI Bill being signed into law: “Today marks the three-year anniversary of the Post-9/11 GI Bill. I was privileged to introduce this landmark legislation on my first day in office. We began with a simple concept—if we continue to […]


Webb marks one year of Post-9/11 GI Bill

Edited by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net   Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va. marked on Wednesday the one-year anniversary of the implementation of the Post-9/11 GI Bill, which has offered more than a quarter of a million veterans and their families the opportunity to attend college or training programs. After introducing the bill on his first day in […]


President, Webb, Warner mark enactment of New GI Bill

At George Mason University on Monday, Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.) was joined by President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki, former Sen. John Warner, and student veterans at an event celebrating the enactment of Webb’s “Post-9/11 GI Bill,” which offers comprehensive educational benefits to veterans of the wars in […]


Webb Post-9/11 G.I. Bill passes House

Item by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Jim Webb’s Post-9/11 G.I. Bill passed the House of Representatives on Thursday, moving the nation a giant step closer to doing the same thing for recent military veterans that we did for the heroes of World War II. “(Thursday’s) House vote places veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars one […]