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Chapter 1606: Montgomery G.I. Bill - Selected Reserve (MGI-SR)


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Educational program for active members of the selected reserve. Selected reserve components include:

The Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security (Coast Guard) establish eligibility for chapter 1606. The Department of Veterans Affairs administers the program and pays benefits.



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Application for VA Benefits: on-line or Adobe PDF.

Change of Place of Training or Program: Adobe PDF.

Enrollment Notification: MS Word or Adobe PDF.

Requirements for VA Benefits at WOU: MS Word or Adobe PDF.

Certification Request: MS Word or Adobe PDF.

Verify Enrollment: W.A.V.E.

Direct Deposit: Adobe PDF.

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Additional Resources for Chapter 1606 Recipients

Benefit Comparison Tool

Chapter 1606 Reserve GI Bill Pamphlet

Licensing & Certification - National Tests

Transcripts - JST

Troops to Teachers

Tuition Assistance - GoArmyEd

Tuition Assistance - National Guard

Tutorial Assistance

VFW Scholarship


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Contact Information for Veterans' Educational Benefits

WOU Veterans' Representative

Registrar's Office

Western Oregon University

345 N. Monmouth Ave.

Monmouth, OR 97361

ph: (503) 838-8183; fax: (503) 838-9696



Veterans' Affairs

1-888-GIBILL1 or 1-888-442-4551



University Registrar ph: (503) 838-8327; fax: (503) 838-9696 | or e-mail: