Appeal rejected by CMAC. Their reasons were released a few days ago. Of note, the appellant used civilian legal counsel for the appeal.
Para 5 paraphrased says that the DL students can take their credits elsewhere to get a Masters, or do additional coursework compared to the residency students. Those additional credits are at the expense of the student - not only must you work full time for two years while doing the program...
You are incorrect about the 10 +1 day, it's total days, no rounding up.
Inquire about vocational rehab, a separate set of benefits to the educational benefits @brihard mentioned.
Also start looking at potential public service jobs, and what qualifications you'd need to qualify for them. Those...