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15 Days:  First Time Applications

12 Days:  Supplemental*

*A supplemental claim is a re-enrollment or other change that impacts your benefit.

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Announcements

Yellow Ribbon 

August 8, 2022

Domestic Schools

The open season timeframe to apply or make changes to participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program for academic year 2022-2023 was March 15th to May 15th, 2022.  Schools participating in the Yellow Ribbon Program for the 2022-23 academic year are currently available.

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Foreign Schools

The open season timeframe to apply or make changes to participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program for academic year 2022-2023 was June 1st to July 31st, 2022.  Schools may not immediately see their participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program for the 2022-23 academic year as the season has recently closed. Please allow VA until September to update the 2022-23 participation list with Foreign School participants.

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