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Friday, October 2, 2009

Post-9/11 G.I. Bill Update: VA to issue emergency checks today

This morning, the VA will start issuing emergency checks to veterans experiencing delays in G.I. Bill payments. Veterans who can make it to one of VA's 57 regional offices need only produce a photo ID and proof of enrollment to collect a hard check on site for up to $3,000 to cover the payment delays.

Veterans who cannot easily commute to a VA regional office may also register for emergency checks online. Checks will arrive withing three business days. To register for the emergency payment online, Click Here.

The advance payment checks are intended only for veterans who did not receive G.I. Bill payment yesterday, Oct. 1. For more information, visit

AMVETS will monitor the emergency check process throughout the day. Check back with American Veteran Online for updates.

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