Field Report #325 May 1, 2009

Post-9/11 GI Bill Transferability Rules
With the Department of Veterans Affairs ready to begin accepting sign-ups for the Post-9/11 GI Bill May 1, the Defense Department is working to get word out on its proposed policy regarding the bill’s transferability provisions to help servicemembers decide if the new benefit is right for them.

Tiger to Treat Troops to July 4th Weekend
Tiger Woods vowed April 20 to dedicate his AT&T National PGA Tour event to the men and women of the United States Armed Forces for the third consecutive year.

It’s no secret that deployments put stress on a family, and the National Military Family Association has developed a new “Operation Purple” program at no cost to military families.

Refinance w/a Secure FHA Loan

In a windfall for all deploying reservists, the Army Reserve’s plan for replacing stop-loss includes offering up to $1,200 extra to each one of its soldiers headed to the war zone after Aug. 1.

A PCSing Soldier can't sell his house and struggles with mortgage payments in addition to the costs of setting up a home at his new duty station. An Army spouse is a victim of job cuts and the sudden loss of income leaves the family unable to pay their bills.

Army Training Network
The Army Training Network is online with the mission of becoming the one-stop shop and information source for Army training.

VA Wants Education Before GI Bill
As the Department of Veterans Affairs begins accepting sign-ups tomorrow for the Post-9/11 GI Bill, officials are encouraging anyone considering enrolling in the program to get educated about it first to ensure it’s right for them.

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