FROM THE VA SITE!! Not good.
Information Related to Delayed Processing of Spring 2011 Enrollments
February 8, 2011 03:00 PM
We would like to make you aware that VA’s offices responsible for processing Education benefits payments have been closed several days during January due to inclement weather. We are working hard to get caught up including working mandatory overtime on Saturdays and Sundays. We expect to have the situation under control within the next week to ten days. We are very concerned about the difficulties this can cause if you have not yet received your February 1 check and we are working hard to get you paid.
Until your February 1 payment is received, we have created a letter you may wish to show creditors. That letter may be found below.
View the letter here.
Severe Winter Weather Causes Claims Processing Delays
February 8, 2011 02:35 PM
Severe winter weather across much of the nation has caused unexpected delays in processing payments for Spring 2011 enrollments. We are implementing many stopgap procedures to bring the workload down, including temporary staff reassignments, mandatory overtime, and tiger teams. Rest assured we are doing our best to get your benefits to you as soon as possible.