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Montgomery GI Bill – Selected Reserve, Chapter 1606

To be eligible for educational assistance, a person must have a 6-year obligation to serve in the selected reserve signed after June 30, 1985.Maximum entitlement is 36 months of full-time benefits. Benefit rates are determined by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Benefits terminate 10 years from the date of eligibility or separation date from the reserves, whichever is earlier.

While receiving benefits, you will be required to verify your attendance each month via WAVE (Web Automated Verification of Enrollment). You may also utilize the automated verification system by calling 1-877-823-2378. You may use these systems on the last calendar dayof the month to be verified. Payment will normally be made in 3 to 5 days if you use direct deposit, and 7 - 10 days if you have the checks mailed to you.

More information regarding educational benefits may be obtained by visiting the Department of Veterans Affairs at To check on your status and/or receive information on your monthly rate, call 1-888-442-4551.


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