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Would the shutdown affect Veterans disability pay and Vet GI Bill?

Hubby get disability, which we rely on big time....and he also going to school to get a degree. Would the bill affect the college from getting paid? AKA he couldn't go to school until the get paid from the GI Bill.

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:06 AM on Apr. 7, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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  • I heard on AFN from I think Tom Tarantino, senior legislative associate for Th VA :
    Disability and pensions are protected.Mainly because because of a Justice Dept ruling from 90's that deemed such pmts as "property" that belongs to the vet/eligible dependent.

    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 10:34 AM on Apr. 7, 2011

  • It won't last long enough to affect him even if it would.

    Answer by itsmesteph11 at 12:24 PM on Apr. 7, 2011

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