Military Transition Grant and Helpful Resources

Military Transition Grant
DSCC Staff

James Beel 
Veterans Affairs Counselor
VA School Certifying Official
Dyersburg State Community College
3149 Highway 51 S  
Covington, TN 38019

Sarah Twaddle
Academic Success Coach
Dyersburg State Community College 
1510 Lake Road
Dyersburg, TN 38024

Chapter 31 Veterans Affairs Counselor

Ms. Jan Crossett

As a currently enrolled veteran or military affiliated student, you may be eligible for emergency funds to assist you during a period of financial hardship. Use the application below, to apply. If you have questions about eligibility and the application process, please contact Jim Beel at or Sarah Twaddle at

Department of Veterans Affairs 1-888-GIBILL1 (1-888-442-4551)
This number is valid nationwide, and will connect you to the nearest regional office for that state.  This number is for VA educational claims only. You may inquire about general benefits, launch inquiries on missing paperwork, inquire about home loans, or seek additional information on medical benefits at 1-800-827-1000.

Department of Veterans Affairs 
Department of Veterans Affairs - GI Bill®

Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255 Press 1
To chat-
To text- 838255

Department of Education - Office of Post Secondary Education 
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