Chapter 1606

Chapter 1606 is for individuals in the Selected Reserve or National Guard. Members must have a six-year obligation to serve in the Selected Reserve signed after June 30, 1985. An officer must have agreed to serve six years in addition to original obligation. Eligible members must complete initial active duty for training (IADT), obtain a high school diploma or equivalency before applying for benefits, and remain in good standing while serving in an active Selected Reserve unit. The Department of Defense (DOD) is responsible for determining eligibility and issuing Notice of Basic Eligibility (NOBE).

Tuition Assistance, awarded by the respective branch of service, may be available to members of the National Guard or Active Duty Personnel. Eligibility requirements are available at the member’s unit command. Tuition Assistance is processed through the Sponsor’s Desk at CPCC (704.330.4262).

Summary

Common Name: Education Assistance for Selected Reservists or National Guard
Eligibility Requirements:

After 6/30/85, you signed a six year obilgation to serve in the Selective Reserve and you are in good standing in a drilling Selected Reserve unit.

Cutoff Dates: On the day you leave the Selected Reserve.
Tutorial Assistance: Yes
Miscellaneous: Tuition assistance, awarded by the respective branch of service, may be available to members of the National Guard or Active Duty Personnel. Eligibility requirements are available at the member’s unit command.
Dependent Eligibility: No