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Veterans, Military and Their Families

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National Museum of the U.S. Army to Open in June

New attraction will tell stories of past wars and hopes to help veterans and service members share theirs

      

      

In The Spotlight

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Arlington Cemetery Burial Requirements Under Review

Officials want to extend the grounds' life span

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Report: Veterans 55 to 74 Suffer Highest Rate of Suicide

Veteran suicide remains a growing problem

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VA Must Reimburse Vets for Emergency Care Claims

Court ruling may provide $6.5 billion to veterans

Remembering D-Day

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Remembering D-Day on the 75th Anniversary

AARP takes a look back at the stories, images and letters from the historic day

     

The First Wave

Pfc. Dominick "Dom" Bart recounts the horrific experience of war during the Omaha Beach invasion

A Sky Full of Fire

Pfc. Jim “Pee Wee” Martin writes of his first taste of battle as a paratrooper in the D-Day invasion

A Total Victory

Ensign Jay Kay describes his experience piloting a landing craft filled with U.S. troops

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Work and Jobs

Military Family Survey

Military Families Struggle to Find Work-Life Balance

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

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Financial Resources

Discounts and Benefits

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How Veterans and Their Families Can Find Benefits

There is help to make it through the maze of programs

AARP Veterans Membership discounts

AARP Veterans and Military Membership Discount

Save up to 30% and get a free gift for all members and spouses of the U.S. Military forces

Caregiving

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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

Frauds and Scams

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How to Make Sure a Veterans Charity Is Not a Scam

Use these expert tips to become an informed giver

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10 Ways Con Artists are Targeting Veterans

Get tips to fight back against scammers

Fraud Watch Network

Get the Latest Scams and Fraud Protection Tips

Avoid identity theft, dating scams, tax fraud and more

Health and Wellness

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Benefits for 'Blue Water' Vets Delayed Until 2020

VA says it needs time to develop policies and hire more staff

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Congress Demands VA Fix Emergency-Care Claim Errors

Bipartisan letter from House members, senators urges agency to correct flaws

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