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ARNG-HRM-O 1 Army National Guard GI Bill Information Briefing PRESENTED BY THE ARNG GI BILL SUPPORT TEAM. LOCATED AT THE PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION CENTER,

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1 ARNG-HRM-O 1 Army National Guard GI Bill Information Briefing PRESENTED BY THE ARNG GI BILL SUPPORT TEAM. LOCATED AT THE PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION CENTER, NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR

2 ARNG-HRM-O GI Bill Program Structure GI Bill / Kicker Processing Chapter 1606 & ARNG MGIB-SR Kicker Database Flow Chart Chapter 30 Chapter 1607 Chapter 33 Benefits Summary / Processing Issues Guard Support Center Agenda 2

3 ARNG-HRM-O Service Component determines initial eligibility Service Component notifies Soldier of eligibility (1606/NOBE; 1607/EMS; 30/2366) Soldier applies with School & DVA for benefit School Determines Training Time (Full, ¾, etc.) DVA approves / denies claim / Appeals Process DVA administers payment to soldier GI Bill Program Structure 3

4 ARNG-HRM-O Soldier / Dependent is Eligible For MGIB Benefits APPLY FOR BENEFIT - Soldier Complete VA Form Dependent Complete VA Form e - Submit Supporting Documents to School & DVA - NOBE for CH DD 214 for Mob. CH1607/CH33 - DD 214 for Active Duty CH30 / CH33 - DD 2366 for CH 30 - DD for Plus-Up - Kicker Contract / Guard Annex (For Kicker) - School Submits Enrollment Certification form along with all supporting documents to DVA Benefit Approved Benefit Denied Soldier files Appeal to DVA DVA Files Formal Inquiry with ARNG GI Bill Support Team Determines Eligibility Answer sent to DVA DVA Notifies Soldier of Determination Benefit Denied Benefit Approved Soldier Either - Agrees with Determination OR - Takes Corrective Action and files appeal with DVA Soldier Does Monthly Verification of Enrollment All Semester NOT required for CH33 DVA Issues Payment New Semester School submits to DVA Semester Cycle GI Bill / Kicker Processing Application process for Post-9/11 Chapter 33 GI Bill is similar to other GI Bills 4

5 ARNG-HRM-O This education program is for all the Reserve components and requires: Six Year Reserve Contract on/after 1 July 1985 Completion of Job Skill Training High School Diploma or equivalent Eligibility Documents –NOBE (See next Slide) –Eligibility Codes Montgomery GI Bill –SR Chapter

6 ARNG-HRM-O A NOBE IS: –A Counseling Document notifying a Service Member of Eligibility (Notification Required by Law within 30 days) A NOBE is NOT: –A guarantee of Service Member Eligibility –Needed by a school before certification is completed in VA Once Notice of Basic Eligibility (NOBE) 6

7 ARNG-HRM-O Suspension –Soldier receives no benefits but may be reinstated Reinstatement –Soldier is made eligible after a period of suspension Termination –Soldier no longer eligible to receive benefits or to be reinstated Portability –Scenarios the allow a Soldier to continue receiving MGIB-SR benefits after separation from the SR CH 1606 / Kicker Eligibility Management 7

8 ARNG-HRM-O Additional monetary amount used with a GI Bill benefit Cannot be received without a GI Bill Only one Kicker authorized from any SR component ARNG establishes qualifications & determines eligibility for ARNG Kickers Eligibility Form –Kicker Contract Amounts –$200 for a Critical Job Skill or Unit –$350 for Officer Producing Programs ARNG Kicker Incentive 8

9 ARNG-HRM-O ARNG Database Information Flow SIDPERSTAPDB-G TAPDB-R RCCPDSDEERS DMDC & TEB DVA GiMS ReserveComponents Other Active Components 9

10 ARNG-HRM-O This education program is for all components and requires: Minimum of two years Active Duty HS Diploma or Equivalent Honorable Discharge Eligibility Documents –DD214 –DD2366 Enrollment Form (Initial enrollment form for Active Duty) –DD Plus-Up program Form (Additional $600 while on AD, SR AGR status) Montgomery GI Bill –AD Chapter 30 10

11 ARNG-HRM-O Serve at least 90 consecutive days in support of a contingency operation on or after 11 Sep 2001 –Title 10 U.S.C., Sections 688, 12301(a), 12302, 12304, 12305, or –Title 32 U.S.C., Section 502f, only during the period of 11 Sep 2001 – 31 May 2002 and orders must state “"In support of Operation Noble Eagle“ OR Separate during a mobilization with less than 90 days of mobilized service due to injury, not willful misconduct Eligibility Forms –DD214 OR Current Orders –DD (Buy-Up Form) Reserve Education Assistance Program 11

12 ARNG-HRM-O Standard 6X2 Enlistment Contract Selected Reserve Ready Reserve Drilling MemberIRR / ING 608 If member completes 6yr contract, receives an Honorable Discharge to the IRR, then separates from the Ready Reserve, Soldier is NOT eligible to keep REAP for 10 years. Delimiting Date Explained If member completes full 8yr MSO, receives a General Discharge or higher from the Selected Reserve, Soldier IS eligible to keep REAP for 10 years. 12

13 ARNG-HRM-O Title 10 Eligibility for Post 911 GI Bill Chapter 33 Title 10 Qualifying Active Duty Includes ALL Active Duty with the following USC Codes - Title 10 U.S.C Title 10 U.S.C, 12301(a) - **Title 10 U.S.C 672(d) - Title 10 U.S.C 12301(d) - Title 10 U.S.C 12301(g) - Title 10 U.S.C Title 10 U.S.C Discharge MUST be Honorable **Title (d) is not in PL (d) was converted to 12301(d) 13

14 ARNG-HRM-O Title 32 Eligibility for Post 911 GI Bill Chapter 33 Full Time National Guard Duty Active Guard and Reserve (AGR) ADOS / ADSW - Honorable Discharge - Title 32 - Qualifies - 502(f) - Operation Noble Eagle - 11 Sep 2001–31 May 2002 **At this time, ALL other Title 32 ADOS/ADSW is not qualifying service for the Post 9/11 GI Bill. 14

15 ARNG-HRM-O Determine Payment Tier Service Requirements on/after 9/11/01 an individual must serve an aggregate of Payment Tiers Percentage At least 36 cumulative months 100% At least 30 continuous days on active duty and discharged due to service-connected disability 100% At least 30 cumulative months but less than 36 mo 90% At least 24 cumulative months but less than 30 mo 80% *At least 18 cumulative months but less than 24 mo 70% *At least 12 cumulative months but less than 18 mo 60% *At least 6 cumulative months but less than 12 mo 50% *At least 90 aggregate days but less than 6 mo 40% Payment Tier applies to Tuition & Fees; Books & Supplies Stipend and to the Housing Stipend * Add Entry Level Skill Training after 24 mo qualifying service 15

16 ARNG-HRM-O Election for Chapter 33 is irrevocable –Election is at time of payment Must relinquish a GI Bill benefit if you have one Relinquishing Chapter 30; 1606; 1607 –Months of Benefit –Refund of Ch 30 Enrollment Fee Soldiers should always seek education counseling before switching to Chapter 33 Chapter 33 Election 16

17 ARNG-HRM-O Currently in a Non “Qualifying Active Duty” Status Traditional Drilling Soldier Non-Qualifying Title 10 & 32 periods –Tuition and Fees Net cost of in-state Tuition and Fees Charged for In State Undergraduate, Graduate and PhD programs Tuition & Fees Payments made directly to the school Private & Out of State School cap of $19, per year –Housing Stipend (Must meet rules to receive this) –Books & Supplies Stipend All payments are paid based on Payment Tier Determine Payment Amount (1 of 5) 17

18 ARNG-HRM-O Currently on “Qualifying Duty” Qualifying Title 10 Mobilization Qualifying Title 10 AGR Active Component Qualifying Title 32 AGR –100% in-state Tuition & Fees at public institutions, including graduate and professional degrees – Private & Out of State School cap of $19, per year –Books & Supplies Stipend –No Housing Stipend All payments are paid based on payment tier Determine Payment Amount (2 of 5) 18

19 ARNG-HRM-O Dependents –Spouse paid based on Service members current duty status SM Non “Active Duty” / Spouse paid Non “Qualifying Active Duty” SM “Active Duty” / Spouse paid “Qualifying Active Duty” –Children ALWAYS paid as Non “Qualifying Active Duty” All payments are paid based on payment tier Determine Payment Amount (3 of 5) 19

20 ARNG-HRM-O Housing Stipend –Equivalent to BAH for an E-5 with dependents Determined by ZIP code of the IHL where the student is enrolled –MUST attend more than ½ time –Payments made directly to the student Paid monthly during the academic term Paid based on training time and payment tier Pro-rated at term start /end months –Training solely by distance learning receives reduced payment rate (1/2 National Average) Determine Payment Amount (4 of 5) 20

21 ARNG-HRM-O Books and Supplies Stipend –Up to $1,000 per academic year –Payment is made directly to the student $41.67 per credit hour (If at the 100% Payment Tier Rate) Not to exceed 24 credit hours per academic year Lump sum payment Paid with first housing stipend each academic period For Non-college degrees (NCD) pays up to $83 per month Determine Payment Amount (5 of 5) 21

22 ARNG-HRM-O Semester Format / Housing Payments are distributed the beginning of following month. Post-9/11 Chapter 33 Payment Flow 22 Full Housing Aug ½ Housing + Books SepOctNov Dec Jan Keys to success: - Students Register for classes Early - Schools certify in VA Once early - Education Counselors Brief students on the process New Term ½ Housing + Books Full Housing Full Housing ½ Housing

23 ARNG-HRM-O Benefit Payment is based on a Service Members situation –Educational Goals / Military “Career” Goals –Current Category (Duty Status) –Payment Tier –Transferability –Education Program Student is using All GI Bill programs should be compared to determine which program is best… –Counselors are available to assist students! Determine Your Best Benefit (1 of 2) 23

24 ARNG-HRM-O Determine Your Best Benefit (2 of 2) FTA used by: Kicker M-DAY (Drilling SM) YES AGRSuspended CHOOSE 1 Only Up To The Cost of Course YES / Top-Up Only Up To The Cost of Course YES / Similar to Top-Up Only Up To The Cost of Course Suspended MIL-TECHYes Suspended Dedicated Guard Scholarship Suspended / Depends / Has Soldier received over every year? YESSuspended GRFD Scholarship Yes / Depends / “See Above” YESYes 24

25 ARNG-HRM-O Overpayment – Soldier or Dependent has received education benefits he/she was NOT authorized. This is collected by DVA. Recoupment – Soldier or Dependent receives money he/she is authorized but later the Soldier or Dependent breaks the terms of the contract. Money will be recouped using recoupment formula, this is collected by DFAS. Overpayment & Recoupment 25

26 ARNG-HRM-O Transfer of Education Benefits –Recruiting and Retention Program –Original Law Reduced Service Obligations (1 – 4 yrs) –Effective -- 1 August 2013 Service Members must serve a 4 - Year service obligation to Transfer Education benefits. Current Issues 26

27 ARNG-HRM-O General VA Information: (1-888-GIBILL-1) VA Web Site GI BILL Support Team Contact Information 27

28 ARNG-HRM-OQuestions 28


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