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Question: Active Duty eligibility for the Post-9/11 GI Bill.

Active Duty Eligibility

Veterans who have served at least 90 days of active duty service after September 10, 2001 and received an honorable discharge will qualify for the Post-9/11 GI Bill. To qualify for the full benefit a veteran must have served at least 3 years of active duty after September 10, 2001. Those veterans who qualify for the Active Duty GI Bill, the Reserve GI Bill or REAP will have the option to choose which benefit best suits their need.

For active duty veterans serving active duty service after 9/10, the following chart applies:

Member ServesPercentage of Maximum Benefit Payable
At least 36 months100%
At least 30 continuous days on active duty and must be discharged due to service-connected disability100%
At least 30 months, but less than 36 months90%
At least 24 months, but less than 30 months80%
At least 18 months, but less than 24 months70%
At least 12 months, but less than 18 months60%
At least 06 months, but less than 12 months50%
At least 90 days, but less than 06 months40%

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