Q: Will I get my GI bill if I'll get separated for a mental condition?
I enlisted in the army, infantry, just over a year ago. Got deployed, came back. During a period of depression I went to behavioral health and was diagnosed with a bipolar disorder. I didn't behave in any misconduct, I fullfilled my duties so far, but I dont know how to take it anymore. If I get separated, will I still receive my gi bill benefits? It doesn't look like I'll finish my 3 years enlistment, so will I get at least a percentage of it, or a full amount? I'm very anxious about my future so I would appreciate to get an answer so I could stop worrying. Thank you.
A: I am sorry to hear about your situation. As for discharge, if your discharge is honorable that will not prevent you from receiving GI benefits if you are eligible based on length of time of service.
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