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New VRAP GI Bill for Unemployed Vets ^ | March 20, 2012 | Terry Howell

Posted on 04/10/2012 6:13:45 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

The following is an update to the previous blog post on the new VRAP GI Bill “retraining” benefit:

The new program, now known as Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP), will offer up to 12 months of Montgomery GI Bill benefits for older unemployed veterans. The program is part of the VOW to Hire Heroes Act which also includes tax breaks for companies that hire veterans.

That means that pre-9/11 veterans who often feel left out, may soon qualify for as much as $17,600 ($1473 a month) for education and training. Here’s what you should know about the new VRAP:

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KEYWORDS: economy; education; unemployment; veterans

1 posted on 04/10/2012 6:13:58 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

To qualify, must

Be at least 35 but no more than 60 years old.

Blatant age discrimination by the Gummint.

2 posted on 04/11/2012 3:45:53 AM PDT by Einherjar
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