— AARP Michigan recognizes and supports our veterans AARP salutes and celebrates the service and sacrifices made by our veterans and active military personnel.  To show our appreciation, we host events and special promotions for veterans and their families throughout the year. Upcoming Events Join us as we honor and support veterans, military and their families by connecting them to benefits and resources. AARP Michigan will host the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency to learn about benefits veterans earned through their service.  …

— The AARP Fredericksburg Chapter 3396 work in their community is very extensive from helping veterans, organizing food drives, contributing to Soup for Seniors, Driver Safety, advocacy and more. Join the AARP Fredericksburg Chapter 3396 at their next meeting every first Tuesday of every month, for more information visit their website http://aarp3396.org/. In both July and August, at the chapter meetings, they will be collecting supplies and food to support homeless veterans through Disabled American Veterans. The following is needed: toilet paper, napkins, disposable …

— Leading Identity Theft Expert Frank W. Abagnale Comes to Virginia Beach in July to Teach Us How to Avoid Scams, Protect Families from Fraud           This free event is open to the public, but registration is required. You can register at  https://aarp.cvent.com/FrankAbagnale072818  or call 1-877-926-8300 VIRGINIA BEACH – For over four decades, Frank W. Abagnale has advised the FBI on how to outsmart con artists, and now he’s coming to Virginia Beach on Saturday, July 28 to …

— AARP Mississippi is inviting all Veterans in the area to attend the AARP Veterans Town Hall on Friday, June 8, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Lady Luck Casino Arena, 1380 Warrenton Road in Vicksburg. The event is free. Veterans may bring one guest. Lunch will be served. In 2014, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs reported that 219,000 Veterans resided in Mississippi. AARP Mississippi seeks to bring together Veterans of all eras to discuss resources and …

— Special Community Event Scheduled on May 27 at 2 pm Helena, Mont., May 22, 2018 –The Stars and Stripes will soon fly over the west end of the Montana Veterans’ Home Cemetery in Columbia Falls. The 121 year-old cemetery is receiving an additional American flag. Funds donated by AARP Montana helped to make this important project a reality.  The flagpole dedication ceremony for the Montana Veterans’ Home Cemetery is on Sunday, May 27 at 2:00 pm.  Hosting the dedication will …

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— En español | As a member of the military or veteran, you are eligible for several education and career-training benefits that you may use to pursue a degree or certificate yourself or pass along to members of your family. Education and Employment Programs Post-9/11 GI Bill: Available to active duty personnel and veterans who served after Sept. 10, 2001, this bill provides up to 36 months of postsecondary-education benefits. You can use these benefits to pay for tuition and fees, books and supplies of …

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— En español | Veterans with severe disabilities who have outstanding student loans will receive notices from the federal government beginning this month telling them they may be eligible for a program that can make those debts go away. “Under the new process, the federal government will notify potentially eligible borrowers about the benefit and guide them through steps needed to discharge their loans, helping thousands of veterans,” says Carrie Wofford, president of Veterans Education Success, a nonprofit advocacy group. To spread the word about …

— AARP Florida along with the Historical Society of Palm Beach County will honor veterans and members of the military at the annual celebration of Armed Forces Day on Saturday, May 19th from 10 am to 1 pm. Visitors to the Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum will be entertained and informed during a colorful commemoration of our nation’s military history and Palm Beach County’s veterans. Displays and presentations will share the county’s role in American war efforts …

— The Magnolia State is home to nearly 200,000 veterans, and AARP Mississippi is committed to providing support for them. That’s why the state office is hosting a series of veterans town halls, starting Friday, June 8, in Vicksburg. Topics include tapping into available benefits, finding resources for family caregivers, and avoiding scams and identity theft. The town hall will be 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Lady Luck Casino Arena, 1380 Warrenton Road. The free event includes lunch, and registration is …

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— Are you an AARP Member? Are You a Veteran? Want to Get Out to More Events Affordably? We HAVE the Answer Veteran Tickets Foundation (Vet Tix) is celebrating their 10-year anniversary as the leading national nonprofit providing free event tickets to the military community. Since 2008, the Tempe, Arizona-based nonprofit has distributed more than 4 million tickets to the military community.  Last year alone Vet Tix distributed more than 1.3 million tickets. These tickets have helped military families to strengthen …