Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP)

Army Reserve: Active Duty

Benefit Fact Sheet


Congress passed, and the President signed into law, the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011. Included in this new law is the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP). VRAP offers up to 12 months of training assistance to unemployed Veterans.


Army Reserve Soldiers on Active Duty are not eligible for VRAP. To qualify for VRAP, a Veteran must be unemployed and have other than a dishonorable discharge.

Additional Information:

For more information, please visit the official VA website:

Document Review Date: 23 May 2013