The Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act, also known as the “Forever GI Bill,” was signed into law on August 17, 2017, and brings significant changes to Veterans’ education benefits over the next few years. Most enhance or expand education benefits for Veterans, servicemembers, families and survivors. Here’s a list of the changes and when they go into effect.
Check out U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for what changes are effective immediately.
The Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act “Forever GI Bill” fact sheet provides an overview of what updates to this policy.