This is a trademarked term. To be in compliance with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, you must do the following:

  1. Place the term prominently, such as in the title (for a print piece or PDF) or at the very top (for a webpage).
  2. Include the trademark symbol ® at the upper right corner of the term on first use or most visible use in this prominent location.
  3. Include the following trademark attribution notice in a prominently visible location: ‘‘GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at benefits.va.gov/gibill.”

Use of the registered trademark symbol is not required each time the mark appears in a single document or on a webpage. However, the symbol should be prominent on all individual documents and webpages.

To learn more, read the VA’s Trademark Terms of Use.