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Veterans, Military and Their Families

Welcome Veterans, Military and Families

At AARP we value the freedom and rights secured by veterans, the military and their families. Your service and sacrifices will never be forgotten. AARP will continue to advocate for veterans’ issues; we'll provide relevant information and resources to assist you and your loved ones with whatever challenges or opportunities you face.

In The Spotlight

Tricare Launches Its First Open Enrollment Period

Beneficiaries have chance to pick options that fit

Living With Hearing Loss: A Veteran's Story

How this Vietnam vet learned to adapt after war

AARP Offers Support to Veterans, Military Families

We’re proud to help those who defended America

Nominations Accepted for Honoring Heroes Contest

Share their story for a chance to win

Bob Dole Pays Tribute to a Fellow Soldier and Dear Friend

Dole and Sen. Daniel Inouye bonded by service

Caring About Veterans Runs in the Family

Q&A with Ben Patton, grandson of George Patton Jr.

The Buddy I'll Never Forget

Your Membership

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Financial Resources

Education Benefits for Veterans — and Their Families

How service members may transfer GI Bill benefits

How Veterans Can Get Home Loan Benefits

Learn about home loan and homeownership benefits

Discounts and Benefits

How Veterans and Their Families Can Find Benefits

There is help to make it through the maze of programs

AARP Veterans and Military Membership Discount

Up to 25% off your membership for all members and spouses of the U.S. Military forces


More Caregivers for Veterans to Be Eligible for Stipends

Relatives, friends who assist those severely injured in line of duty before 9/11 can get stipends

Work and Jobs

Military Families Struggle to Find Work-Life Balance

A survey also finds that most don't recommend service to their children

Resume Writing Tips for Veterans

Here's how to translate your military skills into a civilian career

Frauds and Scams

How to Make Sure a Veterans Charity Is Not a Scam

Use these expert tips to become an informed giver

9 Ways Con Artists are Targeting Veterans

Get tips to fight back against scammers

AARP Fraud Watch Network

Information and resources on how to protect yourself and your family from scams and cons

Health and Wellness

Trump Orders Enhanced Mental Health Care for Vets

Officials are told to develop plans to help prevent a high number of suicides

Vets Don’t Know They Qualify for Agent Orange Benefits

Expanded list of diseases linked to the herbicide means more veterans and their survivors qualify

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