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Veterans, Military and Their Families

People honoring a loved one at a cemetery

How to Observe Memorial Day With Respect for Lives Lost

What to say to grieving friends and family members


In The Spotlight

Rolling Thunder

Rolling Thunder Has Last Memorial Day Ride in D.C.

The tradition will continue with rides in the states


People fighting in the Vietnam War

Vietnam Veterans Remember the War

Memories and opinions remain strong

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Book Offers Grief Guidance for Gold Star Families

Also assists those who have lost a child in the military


A veteran gets help at a bank

7 Benefits Veterans May Overlook

VA wants vets to know about help beyond health care

Hershel “Woody” Williams, 95, (right), is pictured with his grandson Brent Casey, 50.

Families on the Front Lines: A Tradition of Service, Sacrifice

Families share their stories of duty and honor


Soldiers standing in line with the American flag in the background.

Caregiving, Fraud Support for Veterans and Military Families

AARP has resources that are available

The Buddy I'll Never Forget

Your Membership


Featured Videos

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

25% off your membership and a free gift for all members and spouses of the U.S. Military forces


Soldiers standing in line

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


Finding the Entrepreneurship Path For You

Date: July 16, 2019
Time: 12:00pm EST

The IVMF and AARP will host a webinar series where experts will discuss how to manage your time and identify the right type of funding for your business.

Register Now
Military Family Survey

Military Families Struggle to Find Work-Life Balance

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

Frauds and Scams

Please donate sign on an American flag with dog tags and a jar of money.

How to Make Sure a Veterans Charity Is Not a Scam

Use these expert tips to become an informed giver

Keyboard with a red key that says scam alert

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

Plane spraying Agent Orange over Vietnam

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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