10 U.S. Code § 2182. Educational assistance: dependents of captives
(a) Under regulations prescribed by the President, the Secretary concerned shall pay (by advancement or reimbursement) a dependent of a person who is in a captive status for expenses incurred, while attending an educational or training institution, for—
(b) Except as provided in section 2184 of this title, payments shall be available under this section for a dependent of a person who is in a captive status for education or training that occurs—
after that person is in a captive status for not less than 90 days; and
(2) on or before—
the end of any semester or quarter (as appropriate) that begins before the date on which the captive status of that person terminates;
the earlier of the end of any course that began before such date or the end of the 16-week period following that date if the educational or training institution is not operated on a semester or quarter system; or
a date specified by the Secretary concerned in order to respond to special circumstances.
The provisions of this section shall not apply to any dependent who is eligible for assistance under chapter 35 of title 38 or similar assistance under any other provision of law.