Reserve Education Assistance Program (REAP)

Regular Army: Retired

Benefit Fact Sheet

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Summary:

Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP) (Chapter 1607 of Title 10 US Code) is a Department of Defense education program that provides up to 36 months of education assistance to members of the reserve components - Selected Reserves (SELRES) and Individual Ready Reserve - who are ordered to active duty in response to a war or national emergency (contingency operation) as declared by the President or Congress.

Eligibility:

Retired Soldiers are not eligible for REAP. Only members of the Army Reserve and Army National Guard who are completing "active service" – service on active duty (Title 10) or full-time National Guard (Title 32) duty are eligible.

Additional Information:

For more information, please visit the REAP webpage maintained by VA:
http://gibill.va.gov/benefits/other_programs/reap.html

To view the current rates visit the following page maintained by the VA:
http://www.gibill.va.gov/resources/benefits_resources/rate_tables.html

For additional information on the program from the Army HRC web site (requires AKO login):
https://www.hrc.army.mil/site/protect/Reserve/soldierservices/pay/mgib-1607.htm

Document Review Date: 27 August 2013