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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

Many Vets Don't Get Mental Health Help

Half of those who need it don't apply

Tricare Changes You Need to Know

Military’s health care program undergoes big changes in 2018

Defense Department Overhauls Military Retirement

Many active-duty members and reservists will have big decisions to make

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Featured Videos

'Badass Pilot' Art Nalls Answers Questions

The star of our latest series responds to your comments

Financial Resources

Education Benefits for Veterans — and Their Families

How service members may transfer GI Bill benefits to their dependents

How Veterans Can Get Home Loan Benefits

Learn about home loan and homeownership benefits

Discounts and Benefits

New VA ID Cards Are Ready

Cards let veterans show proof of service

AARP Veterans and Military Membership Discount

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


A Mother's Love

After her son was severely wounded in Iraq, a mother became his voice

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

Helpful Resources

Frauds and Scams

Cracking Down on Refinancing Abuses Against Vets

Experts share tips on how vets can protect themselves against predatory lenders

Operation Protect Veterans

Scammers are targeting military veterans. Get tips to fight back!

AARP Fraud Watch Network

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

Health and Wellness

Salute Our Veterans

AARP honors our veterans. Share your story or thank a veteran by posting a message on social media with the hashtag #aarpsalutesvets or in our online community.

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