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GI Bill benefits increased

Posted: Wednesday, September 15, 2004

The U.S. Army Recruiting Command recently announced the maximum benefit under the Montgomery GI Bill, plus the Army College Fund, has been increased from $50,000 to $70,344 for persons who qualify.

All enlistees in the Army are eligible to participate in the GI Bill, and the Army College Fund is available to those with a high school diploma who score in the top half of the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, as well as to select Military Occupational Specialties (MOS).

Benefits are based on the term of enlistment and the MOS chosen at the time of enlistment. A two-year enlistment offers $34,776; three years, $52,344; four years, $66,744; and five and six years, $70,344.

For more information, contact your local Army recruiter or visit www.goarmy.com.

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