Veterans

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To help the large number of Veterans and Military families in NC and across the nation, AARP launched the inaugural issue of the AARP Veteran Report, a free, bi-weekly e-newsletter for veterans and their families. The newsletter shares personal stories of service and offers practical help with areas such as health, money, work and benefits.
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One out of every three American veterans has had a scammer try and steal their benefits. Learn how to spot and stop these schemes.
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We proudly salute our veterans, military and their families (VMF) who are vital in our country’s identity, as well as our nearly 4 million AARP members who have served.
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WILMINGTON, NC – Dr. Shirley Gerrior of Wilmington was named the most prestigious AARP volunteer in North Carolina at a ceremony in her honor held here in July. The annual AARP Andrus Award tribute recognizes outstanding individuals age 50 and older who are sharing their experience, talents and skills to enrich the lives of others. 
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Free courses and resources available to boost job search, overcome underemployment.
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A new law passed by the West Virginia Legislature will expand the West Virginia Veterans’ Council from nine to 11 members, ensuring diverse representation from regions of the state and military service branches. 
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The new AARP Veterans Fraud Center aims to help protect veterans, service members and their families from scammers.
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Of the more than 726,000 veterans in Virginia, only 20% have used their Veteran’s Administration health care benefits, according to U.S. Census Bureau
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A new AARP Benefit Usage program allows veterans to be sure they are getting all they are entitled to through the Veterans Administration
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