Olympic College Students Feel Delay in GI Bill Payments

Student veterans across the country have been left in the lurch as the Department of Veterans Affairs works to sift through a backlog of GI Bill payments, including a number of students at Olympic College who are still waiting for their benefits payout a month after the start of the new school year.

Sean Delaire, a full-time student studying organizational leadership, has been waiting weeks for his stipend to process, although classes started on Sept. 17.

For the most part, he’s been able to stay afloat while he waits for his benefits to arrive.

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