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Hot Springs, SD
After the service, in 1975, I went back to school at Northern State College in Aberdeen, SD on the GI..
Post-9/11 GI Bill success story
Grain Valley, MO
In 2009 I retired from the USAF after more than 30 years on active duty. I was eligible for the..
Education using my GI Bill enabled me to be successful in my professional life
I enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1973 and served until 1981. I used my Navy service training and career..
Veteran in need receives donated furniture
A veteran and his family were in need of furniture. A family moving wanted to donate some furniture to someone..
How military service changed my life
Borrowed shoes, rented apartments, early-age work to supplement family income, sharing toys and clothes with my brother, no extra money..
GI Bill gave me a chance to "catch up" with those who did not..
I interrupted my college goals to serve the nation I loved and respected by choosing to enlist in the USAF..
Dropout to Ph.D.
When in his 1961 inaugural address JFK proclaimed: "Ask not what your country can do for you; but ask what..
GI Bill made my education possible
The GI Bill allowed me to finish college and get a master's degree after Army service. After two years of college,..
The long way 'round
In the mid to late 1980s, computers were large, clunky things that took genius-level intelligence to program, operate and just..
GI Bill funded my education
The GI Bill fully funded my college education. I was discharged from the Marine Corps in 1946. I had survived..
GI Bill benefit for pilot training
After 23 years of Air Force service, the GI Bill was applied to obtaining a commercial pilot license with instrument..
College and grad school from GI Bill led to becoming PR consultant
Without the GI Bill I would have become a shoe shop worker in Haverhill, Mass. The GI Bill got me..
CPO Bill Infield taught me basic electricity
I came out of the service on January 1, 1975. A bad economic time and I couldn't find a job...
GI Bill success
Admission to a VA hospital in 1953 for medical complications as a result of frostbite incurred in 1950 during the Chosin..
The Naval Reserve program during the late '60s was very popular. I was inducted in March 1967 at the Naval..
GI Bill - not
Coeur d'Alene, ID
I dropped out of college to work in the silver mines where I grew up in North Idaho. Within two..
How the GI Bill has helped me
I served in the United States Navy from 1960-1964. Upon my completion of service, I was unable to locate satisfying..
Marines and the GI Bill changed my life
Growing up in rural Maine in the '60s was hard. With no money for college, I joined the Marine Corps...
At the time our North Dakota Air National Guard was activated, I had 2 quarters of school to complete. The..
Wheeling Jesuit University GI BIll Legionnaire Dan Wilson
My name is Dan Wilson. I am a proud member of American Legion Post 740 in Richmond, Ohio, and commander..
My GI Bill usage
Using my GI Bill after my Navy tour of duty during the Korean War gave me a success story that..
What GI Bill?
We were 8-year obligors and allowed no GI Bill. I think they reinstated it many years after we worked our..
NC State College to the U.S. Air Force
Joe Noah was born on March 1, 1928, in Greensboro, N.C. He soloed in a J-3 Cub in August 1944,..
July 1946, 1st Marine Division, 1st Medical Division Hospital
Over 300 Navy medical doctors, dentists and corpsmen were sent to town in China on the yellow sea after Japan..
Terre Haute, IN
I joined the Air Force after graduating high school. The oldest of 7, there just wasn't money for nursing school...
GI Bill led to military and civilian career in health-care administration
I enlisted in 1966 during the Vietnam War in the United States Air Force and was assigned duties as an..
GI Bill warning and win
In 1970 I entered the IT computer world with no electronics or programming background. I needed both. The company provided..
How the GI Bill helped me
In late 1967 I received an early drop of about two months in order to attend college. I received my..
USMC (r) 1969-1975, honorable discharge, no benefits
Augusta , GA
VIETNAM hung over my head every day until I was discharged. Eighteen years old, a plane flight from New York's Kennedy..
GI Bill a broken promise
When I went in the Air Force in 1974 the original GI Bill was still in effect. By the time..
Sterling , VA
My name is SSG Mery (retired). My story that I'd like to share is simple. After spending 25 years and..
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