Military Education FAQs

At Modern Gun School, we proudly offer accredited, quality gunsmithing programs to military members, veterans, and their families.There are several reasons why military servicemen and women find our courses appealing: our gun repair courses align well with the benefits you have earned, your interest in firearms, and our flexible scheduling which allows you to study when and where it suits you!

Your eligibility amount is determined by your Certificate of Eligibility (COE). Benefits can only be applied to our Advanced Gunsmithing courses.

  • Complete the MGS online enrollment form here
  • One of our VA Student Service Representatives will reach out to you to via email requesting your required documents to get started
  • From there, you will work with our VA Representatives to complete the process using your benefits as tuition
  • Please note there is a 10-day VA-mandated waiting period once you’ve enrolled

Once you’ve enrolled, there is a 10 day waiting period for your benefits to be approved. You will be notified via email that you can get started with your studies once the waiting period is lifted!

This is a self-paced course and will take the amount of months it takes you to complete the course off of your benefits.

No, you are not eligible for a housing stipend because we are considered a correspondence school by the VA

If you are not fully covered you will be able to pay the remaining balance in full or set up a payment plan to pay of the remainder of your balance.

You will be responsible to pay for the rest of the course if your benefits expire before you complete the course.

Yes. The Department of Defense (DoD) is authorized to allow individuals who, on or after August 1, 2009, have served at least 6 years in the Armed Forces and who agree to serve at least another 4 years in the Armed Forces to transfer unused entitlement to their Spouse. The Department of Defense may, by regulation, impose additional eligibility requirements and limit the number of months transferable to not less than 18 months. National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Public Health System (PHS) personnel are also eligible to transfer their entitlement to eligible dependents.

NOTE: The ability to transfer benefits is limited to those currently serving in the military.

GI Bill® Is a Registered Trademark of the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by the VA is available at the U.S. government website

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