Disabled Veteran License Plates

Did you know that you could get a free disabled veteran’s license plate in the U.S.?  Yes, you can.  It is a specially designed license plate that indicates the owner is a More »

Military Discounts for Veterans Who Aren’t Retired

While searching for veteran benefits in the civilian world, you quickly find out that a lot of perks out there apply only to active-duty personnel and retirees, and not to non-retired veterans.  More »

 

Mesothelioma, Asbestos Exposure and Veterans’ Benefits

Mesothelioma is a rare type of cancer usually caused by asbestos exposure. Because asbestos was so widely used in the United States military until the 1970′s – particularly, in the Navy – many veterans who served back then are now

Washington State and Federal Parks Free Admission for Veterans

Mt. Rainier

Washington State boasts some of the most beautiful parks in the U.S.  If you are a disabled veteran, you may be eligible for free or reduced charges there. Washington State Parks Veterans with a service-connected disability of 30% or greater

Disabled Veteran License Plates

U.S. Driver's License Plates

Did you know that you could get a free disabled veteran’s license plate in the U.S.?  Yes, you can.  It is a specially designed license plate that indicates the owner is a disabled veteran of the U.S. military.   And even

How Does Family Affect Disability Compensation?

One of the most important VA benefits of all is the VA disability compensation.  This is a monetary benefit paid to certain veterans for sickness or injury that was either caused by, or aggravated by, military service.  Obviously, that is

The Home Depot Military Veterans Discount Program

Just like its rival Lowe’s, The Home Depot honors current and former service-members through a military discount program.  This is a year-round 10% discount for up to $500 worth of in-store purchase.  The discount is valid in all of The

Lowe’s Military and Veteran Discount

Discounts offered by rivals Lowe’s and Home Depot are among the most talked about civilian military benefits.  For a long time now, both stores have promised discounts to former and current members of the U.S. military– and for the most

Military Discounts for Veterans Who Aren’t Retired

While searching for veteran benefits in the civilian world, you quickly find out that a lot of perks out there apply only to active-duty personnel and retirees, and not to non-retired veterans.  Luckily there are still many options available to

Commissary Shopping ID’s for Disabled Veterans

Access to commissaries is just one of many valuable military benefits around.    Many veterans would like to know if they have this privilege.  Commissaries are supermarkets in military installations, and shopping there is often cheaper than off-base. Veteran Eligibility for

Military and Veteran Organizations for Veterans’ Families

Many groups exist to support veterans and their loved ones.  Membership in such a group can have various benefits such as newsletters, merchant discounts, group insurance, job-hunting assistance, support from other members and lobbying power.  With literally hundreds of military

How to Add Child As a Dependent to VA Disability Compensation

Veterans who have a 30% or higher disability rating can get an increase in their VA disability compensation if they have one or more dependent, such as a spouse, child or parent. But this will not happen automatically; the veteran