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Veterans, Military and Their Families

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Congress Demands VA Fix Emergency-Care Claim Errors

Bipartisan letter from House members, senators urges agency to correct flaws that can 'destroy' vets' finances

      

      

In The Spotlight

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Veterans Denied Emergency Care Reimbursements

More than $53 million wrongfully rejected or denied

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Benefits for 'Blue Water' Vietnam Vets Delayed

VA says it needs time to develop policies, hire staff

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988 Proposed as National Suicide Prevention Hotline

FCC hopes to shorten the lifesaving number

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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Managing Your Time as an Entrepreneur

Date: September 17, 2019
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Experts share tips on how to manage your time so you can be a successful entrepreneur as well as share resources.

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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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9 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

Ben Patton

Caring About Veterans Runs in the Family

Q&A with filmmaker Ben Patton, grandson of George Patton Jr., on how he helps vets deal with PTSD

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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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