What Chapter Am I?
Veterans that need to complete all necessary paperwork with the Veterans Affairs Coordinator for payment of the Montgomery GI Bill® Educational Assistance Benefits (MGIB) will need to know what chapter they are for enrollment.
*Chapter 30 - Active Duty Military
(Basic Training is not classified as active duty)
Chapter 31 - Veterans need a 10% Veterans Affairs disability or more to apply. The Department of Veterans Affairs must approve entrance into this program.
Chapter 33 (Post 9/11 GI Bill®) - Effective August 2009 - Reserve and National Guard members who have been active for more than 90 days since 9/11/01.
*Chapter 35 - For spouses and children of 100% service-connected disabled Veterans or spouses and children of Veterans who died in service or of a service-connected disability.
*Chapter 1606 - Reservist or National Guard Members
*Chapter 1607 (REAP) - Meet the Chapter 1606 basic eligibility and were called to or ordered to active duty in response to a war or national emergency as declared by the President or Congress.
*Most common at SHIP