Thousands of Veterans may receive more money for education thanks to a change to Veteran Readiness and Employment benefits through the Department of Veteran Affairs. The rule change means individuals who use Veteran Readiness and Employment benefits to pay for college classes will no longer have that counted against their eligibility for GI Bill payouts later on.

The move, first reported by Military.com, could affect as many as 80,000 individuals who have already used VR&E benefits and unknown thousands more who may use the benefit in the future.

Read more: https://www.militarytimes.com/education-transition/2021/04/12/change-allows-extra-gi-bill-benefits-for-some-disabled-vets/

VA Document: https://www.benefits.va.gov/GIBILL/docs/48_Month_Rule_FAQs.pdf