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Yavapai College and North-Aire Aviation Welcome Veterans

US Army Soldier in Universal Camouflage Uniform

Yavapai College Veteran Services

District Office

Prescott Campus, Bldg.  1-209

Phone: (928) 717-7613 | Fax: (928) 717-7874



Schedule An Appt with Scott Nardo

Hours: Monday-Thursday: 8am – 5pm

Post-9/11 GI Bill® Benefits (Chapter 33) are paid based on your percentage of eligibility as confirmed in your Certificate of Eligibility. Your eligibility percentage applies to all Post-9/11 GI Bill® Benefits:

  • Tuition and fees are paid directly to the college.

  • Textbook allowance is paid directly to you.

Monthly Housing Allowance (MHA) paid directly to you at the beginning of each month for the previous month of attendance in eligible classes.

Be sure to review the Yavapai College Veterans Benefits Check List.

More information on how you can start using your veterans benefits with Yavapai College?


Vocational GI Bill® Information

North-Aire Aviation 

6501 N Wilkinson Dr, Prescott AZ, 86301

Phone: (928) 445-8320 


Hours: Monday- Friday: 8am – 5pm


Reimbursement to veterans, service members, & reservists


For veterans looking for a non-degree track, North-Aire Aviation is approved for direct, limited funding for flight training under the Post-9/11 GI Bill® using the Vocational Flight Training option.The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will reimburse a Montgomery GI Bill® veteran, service member, or reservist for dual and solo flight training, pre-flight briefings, post-flight critiques, and ground school at the rate of 60%. Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients will be reimbursed for the full cost of the training, or the annual maximum ($14,881.59) per current academic year, whichever is less. Please review the maximum reimbursable cost section for 2022-2023 training reimbursement allotment.


The allowance is paid monthly by VA to the students based on actual training certified by the flight school as indicated on VA Form 22-6553c, “Monthly Certification of Flight Training.” Entitlement is charged based on the rate of one month for a benefit amount equal to the full-time institutional rate (plus dependents where applicable). 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 Web site at


No reimbursement is made for books, examination fees, or other charges. Additional hours for FAA check rides may not be reimbursed for flight course unless the FAA requires that a licensed pilot be present during the flight test. Advanced pay is not authorized for flight training courses. 

For more information or for resolution of specific payment problems, the veteran, service member, or reservist should call the VA nationwide toll-free number: 1-888- 442-4551.

Students pursuing vocational flight training will not receive basic housing allowance (BAH) or, book stipends. 

Currently, the maximum reimbursable amount effective August 1st 2021- July 31st 2022 is ($14,881.59). The maximum reimbursable amount of ($15,075.05) will take place August 1st 2022- July 31st 2023.

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