A Freedom of Information Act request filed by the non-profit Veterans Education Success showed that more than 25,000 of the 42,000 disabled veterans eligible for student loan forgiveness were in default of $168 million in outstanding loans and about one-fifth of those eligible had applied for forgiveness by May of last year.

Read the full story at UPI, “Trump Signs Order to Eliminate Student Loan Debt for Disabled Veterans” published August 21, 2019.