Servicemen heading home
Servicemen heading home to enjoy GI Bill. GI's who were never in harm's way and those still in training on Dec. 31, 1946 received full benefits.

Benefits of GI Bill for Army and Navy

  • Mustering out (severance) pay
  • 52 weeks unemployment pay
  • Monthly disability benefits for life
  • Veteran Affairs medical benefits for
  • Free college education
    (lifetime higher earning capacity )
  • Job preferences
  • Home loans: low-interest, low-down
  • Priority for small business loans
  • Shopping savings at Post Exchange (PX)
  • Priority for purchase of surplus
    government equipment