Flight School Seeks Support For Stranded Veterans In Arizona After VA Makes Last-Minute Rule Change

Flight School Seeks Support For Stranded Veterans In Arizona After VA Makes Last-Minute Rule Change
(Benzinga, 06/09)

“North-Aire Aviation seeks support for dozens of veterans and aspiring pilots stranded in Prescott after VA abruptly halts education benefits for flight training under the Post-9/11 GI Bill program […] An eleventh-hour decision by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has left dozens of veterans stranded in Prescott, Ariz., with limited employment opportunities and families to care for, and once again prompting allegations that the VA has again turned it's back on America's veterans. North-Aire Aviation, a fixed-wing flight school that participates in the program, is working with the state legislature and stranded veterans to seek support for the stranded veterans. […] In April, Senator McCain and Congressman Gosar wrote a joint letter to MG Robert Worley, USAF (ret), who directs education services at the Veterans Benefit Administration in Washington, inquiring about the situation. To date, they have still not received a response.”

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Jeff Small