Contact Information

Veteran's Service Office
Robert Smith 
210 Old Main-Rm
Office: 717-477-1164
Fax: 717-477-4007
resmit@ship.edu 

ROTC Program
Gene Mizdail
ebmizd@ship.edu
Wright Hall-Rm 201
Office: 717-477-1896
Fax: 717-477-1783

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 Veteran's Brochure 

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Montgomery GI Bill:

  • MGIB - Selected Reserves Chapter 1606
    • Enlist or reenlist for 6 years after July 1, 1985.
    • Complete IADT and possess a High School Diploma or GED.
    • Eligibility established by a Notice of Basic Eligibility (NOBE)(DD Form 2384)
    • Serve in a drilling unit in good standing.
    • If deployed, may be able to use Chapter 1606 upon separation for the number of days deployed plus four months.
  • MGIB - Reserve Education Assistance Program (REAP) Chapter 1607
    • Meet eligibility requirements of Chapter 1606 and
    • Were called to active duty for 90 continuous days or more on or after 09/11/2001 for a contingency operation as defined by DOD or DHS.
    • Eligibility established by an Active Duty DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty.
    • May be used while in a drilling status and for 10 years from date of discharge.
  • MGIB - Active Duty Chapter 30
    • Former Active Duty veterans who join the National Guard may use their Chapter 30 benefits while in the Guard.
    • If deployed with the Guard for 90 days or more will receive a new 10-year delimiting date.
  • Benefits:
    • Each chapter provides 36 months of education benefit at the full-time rate.
    • Benefits extended if you are less than full-time.
    • Chapter benefits may be combined not to exceed 48 total months of benefit.
    • Veterans should determine the best use of their benefits to maximize the amount of benefit payments over the course of their education.
    • Eligibility and delimiting dates determined by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • Application for Benefits:
    • Initial Application:
      • VA Form 22-1990, Application for Education Benefits
      • Notice of Basic Eligibility (NOBE)(DD 2364) for Chapter 1606
      • Certificate of Release or Discharge (DD 214) for Chapter 30 and 1607
      • Copy of any "kicker" forms
    • Subsequent Application:
      • VA Form 22-1995, Change of Program or Place of Training
      • Certificate of Release or Discharge (DD 214) for Chapter 1607