Education

Post 9/11 GI BILL Now Available

The Program is for Veterans, Soldiers and Airmen who have been deployed 90 days or more since September 11, 2001. The program has many distinct difference in comparison to past GI Bill programs. Qualified Veterans can use the benefits or it can be transferred to dependents. There are three types of core payments including: Tuition & Fees, Housing Allowance, Books/Supplies Background on the 9/11 benefits includes:
 

  • Rate of pay is based on tier rates. Veterans qualify with their Title 10 Active Duty Time. Tiers are 40-100 percent. (100 percent is two years or more Title 10 Time.)
  • The new bill pays the highest in-state tuition cost ($148.00/Credit Hr) and mandatory fees
  • The new bill pays Basic Housing Allowance for (E-5) at the location of college attendance
  • The new bills pays a one time benefit of $1000.00 books/supplies fee per academic year.


The Post 9/11 GI Bill established the option for Transferability of Education Benefits (TEB) to dependants.
TEB to Dependants can begin now and anyone wishing to transfer eligibility can start the process via the following website: www.DMDCosd.mil/TEB

Contact your Battalion Career Counselor or go to the VA Website for more information.

State GI Bill Manager 775.887.7326
992nd BN 702.856.4834
991st BN 775.971.6087
422nd SIG BN 702.856.4961 or 775.971.6010
JFHQ / Med Det / Det 45 OSA / RTI / STC / RSP 702.632.0313
221st Cav 702.632.0548
Recruit Cmd 775.884.8432

 

Nevada State Benefits

Tuition Waiver/Summer Tuition Reimbursement/Textbook Reimbursement:

NO TUITION WAIVER/ TEXTBOOK REIMBURSEMENT/ SUMMER TUITION REIMBURSEMENT FORMS WILL BE ACCEPTED BY MAIL OR FAX DIRECTLY TO THE ESO.

ALL FORMS MUST GO THROUGH YOUR READINESS NCO OR BATTALION CAREER COUNSELOR.

NO EXCEPTIONS.

Free tuition at any Nevada state sponsored college including:
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • Community College of Southern Nevada
  • Great Basin College
  • Truckee Meadows Community College
  • Nevada State College
GI BILL

Please Contact The National Guard Education, Incentives, and Employment Office at: https://www.education.ng.mil/, or 1-866-628-5999

or

The Veterans Affairs Office: http://www.gibill.va.gov or 1-888-442-4551

Other GI Bill Websites:

 

Testing Programs - DANTES

Soldiers and dependants are encouraged to take advantage of the testing programs.

Exams free of charge for Spouses and Soldiers

  • College Level Examination Program (CLEP) - computer based tests
  • DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSSTs)
  • Excelsior College Examination Program (ECE)
  • American College Testing (ACT)
  • Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT)

    GRE and GMAT are for Soldiers/Airman eligible to receive REIMBURSEMENT through DANTES. Service members MUST have an Active National Guard 'ID Card' to be eligible.

    *Exams with a fee for dependants: CLEP, DSST, ACT or SAT

 

GI Bill Chapter (Selected Reserves) Ch1606.

Print a personal copy of Notice of Basic Eligibility (NOBE) at:
National Guard Benefits Online
 


Air and Army Guard

A New Program known as “Textbook Reimbursement Program” for STATE SCHOOLS only - has been initiated as part of the Patriot Relief Act. The benefit pays for all college textbooks purchased by Guard members during an entire academic year. This is an after-the-fact program, grades, syllabus and receipts for books are required.

 

All Air Guard Inquiries and Applications must go through the following personnel:

MSgt Paul Hinen
Phone: 775-788-4543

MSgt Colleen Glynn
Phone: 775-788-4546

 

Education Packet Submission Suspense Date
Summer Session 1, 2 and 3 2016 Textbook Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Summer Session 1, 2 and 3 2016 Tuition Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Education Forms
Tuition Waiver Form
Textbook Checklist
Summer Tuition Reimbursement Checklist
Textbook Reimbursement Application
Summer Tuition Reimbursement
Vendor Registration
Bank Account Memorandum