Holiday Vacation [Veterans’ Relief] Law and Legal Definition

According to 38 CFR 21.7020 [Title 38 -- Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans’ Relief Chapter I -- Department of Veterans Affairs Part 21 -- Vocational Rehabilitation and Education Subpart K -- All Volunteer Force Educational Assistance Program (Montgomery Gi Bill -- Active Duty); Definitions], holiday vacation means “a customary, reasonable vacation period connected with a Federal or State legal holiday which is identified as a holiday vacation in the educational institution's approved literature. Generally, VA will interpret a reasonable period as not more than one calendar week at Christmas and one calendar week at New Year's and shorter periods of time in connection with other legal holidays.”