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Under the move, Veteran Readiness and Employment benefits won't count against GI Bill payouts later on.
After a extra year of waiting, thousands of caregivers of veterans are eligible for the monthly payouts.
The USPS leader acknowledged mail slowdowns in recent months but blamed them on service challenges, not deliberate obstruction.
Veterans who missed out on the money in the spring have until Sept. 30 to apply.