Transferring benefits to dependents

Military benefits questions?

Contact UNT's Student Veteran Services Office
Telephone
Local: 940.369.8021

According to the Department of Veterans Affairs web site, there are a few key differences between the original GI Bill and the new Post 9/11 GI Bill:

Post-9/11 GI Bill Montgomery¬† GI Bill — Active Duty
(MGIB)
Montgomery¬† GI Bill — Reserves REAP

Members with at least 6 years of service who reenlist for at least 4 more years, can transfer up to 36 months of benefits to their dependents.

  • Sponsor may transfer entitlement only while serving as a member of the Armed Forces.
  • Sponsor may modify or revoke entitlement at any time.

Spouse may use transferred benefits immediately; child may use transferred benefits after sponsor has completed 10 years of service.

Members with at least 6 years of service who reenlists for at least 4 more years, can transfer up to 36 months of benefits to their dependents.

  • Sponsor may transfer, modify, or revoke entitlement at any time.

Spouse may use transferred benefits immediately; child may use transferred benefits after sponsor has completed 10 years of service.

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