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AAFES to Open Online Shopping to Veterans

DALLAS —With less than a month until the much-anticipated official launch of the veterans online shopping benefit, more than 225,000 honorably discharged veterans have already been verified to shop at online military exchange websites when the sites open to veterans Nov. 11. The Army and Air Force Exchange Service online shopping benefit is the first […]

VFW Action Corps Weekly, August 3, 2018

August 3, 2018 In This Issue: 1. North Korea Returns Presumed U.S. Remains 2. Senate Hearing on Blue Water Navy, Korean DMZ & Thailand Vets 3. Defense Authorization Bill Heads to President’s Desk 4. GI Bill Changes Are Coming 5. VFW Looking for Feedback from VA Employees 6. MIA Update To view this week’s edition, […]

American Flag

 American Flag..very nice.. Boy Creates A Flag For A Class Assignment. But No One Expected THIS!! The men and women who serve America in the Military deserve our full respect and support.  They risk their lives around the world to keep us safe. Soldiers are why America is free. And when we have the chance […]

What Student Vets Need To Know

The Forever GI Bill will change things for student vets this school year; here’s what you need to know  Your Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits could look a little different this school year. In this picture, student veterans study at Rutgers University. (Nick Romanenko/Rutgers) By: Natalie Gross    4 days ago If you’re a student using the Post−9/11 GI […]

Fake Veteran Charities

Fake Veteran Charities Dear Betty, All charity scams are deplorable, but those pretending to raise funds to support our nation’s veterans are particularly shameful. Last week, the Federal Trade Commission, along with state charities regulators, announced a major takedown of fake veteran charities. AARP is hosting the FTC for two hour long national Tele-Town Halls […]