Veterans Day 2023: Food Freebies for Veterans and Active Duty Personnel - Part IVeterans Day is coming! And businesses across the country are announcing ways to honor and support active U.S. military, veterans, and their loved ones on Veterans Day. Publishing the Veterans Advantage Directory of “Veterans Day Deals, Discounts, & Freebies” has become a popular annual tradition.
Veterans Day 2022: Food Freebies for Veterans and Active Duty Personnel - Part IWith less than a month to Veterans Day, businesses across the country are announcing ways to honor and support active U.S. military, veterans, and their loved ones on Veterans Day. Publishing the Veterans Advantage directory of “Veterans Day Deals, Discounts & Freebies” has become a popular annual tradition, and despite the uncertainties surrounding many retailers and restaurants during COVID-19, we’re expecting strong support from businesses again.
Scott’s Corner: Exclusive Offers for Veterans Advantage MembersSometimes I get asked if we have exclusive offers for Veterans Advantage members who have not yet upgraded to VetRewards. I always answer with a resounding YES! Today’s newsletter highlights five of those offers, and if you like what you see, you’ve got even more reason to upgrade to VetRewards.
Scott's View: Free Disney Bundle With Your Dell PurchaseDell is one of our longest serving partners - 20 years! - and it keeps finding ways for our members to save while innovating on its award-winning products.
Scott's View: JetBlue is in the Headlines, and That’s Good for Veterans Advantage MembersYou may have read a couple of weeks ago that Spirit Airlines has agreed to be acquired by JetBlue in a $3.8 billion merger. JetBlue, a Veterans Advantage exclusive partner since 2014, will become one of America’s top five airlines.
"Your Honor" Premieres on SHOWTIME with VetRewards savingsThe holiday season is looking different this year for all of us, with fewer Christmas parties and more time lounging on the couch during the COVID-19 pandemic. Binge watching is the new norm.
Our Ultimate Guide to New Year’s Resolutions for Your Best 2020It’s the new year and the best time to embrace a new you! We all have little things we know we could be doing on a daily basis to make our lives and the lives of those around us better...and more fun! While New Year’s Resolutions can be very cliche, they’re also a fantastic opportunity to make real, positive changes for ourselves, our families, and our communities.
Alaska Airlines and Veterans Advantage Announce Partnership to Thank U.S. Active Duty, Veterans & Military FamiliesVeterans Advantage, PBC announced today a new partnership with Alaska Airlines that will offer discounted airfare for Veterans Advantage VetRewards CardTM members.
Getting Military Discounts & Deals in Stores and RestaurantsOur Veterans Advantage Members report that they use their VetRewards Card ID to securely redeem military discounts at businesses that require a valid military ID, without having to have a government-issued military ID or using their sensitive military documents, such as the DD214.
Benefit Partner News: Veterans Advantage to Honor Members with a Special Offer from The New York TimesVeterans Advantage and The New York Times have come together to honor U.S. military veterans, active duty military, National Guard, Reserve members and their families with an offer for 50% off a New York Times digital or home delivery subscription for one year.
Scott's View: Back to School Shopping with Veterans AdvantageAugust means back to school shopping, and aside from the holidays, this is one of the busiest shopping times of the year.
Pentagon Announces Changes to Post-9/11 GI BillThe Department of Defense issued a substantive change today to department policy on the transfer by service members in the Uniformed Services of“Post-9/11 GI Bill” educational benefits to eligible family member recipients.
VA Partnership with National Cancer Institute Will Boost Veteran Access to Clinical TrialsToday the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it has formed a partnership with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) which will provide more access to the latest treatment options for VA patients with cancer.
VA Commits $17 Million to Expand Intimate Partner Violence Assistance ProgramThe U.S Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is taking action to address Intimate Partner Violence(IPV) by earmarking $17 million in funds to support Veterans in need. The funds will strengthen IPV Assistance Programs in VA facilities nationwide.
President Trump’s Executive Order Supporting Mental Health Care for Transitioning Service Members Now UnderwayWASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that the White House has approved an interagency plan to implement President Trump's executive order supporting Veterans with mental health care and suicide-prevention resources during their transition from uniformed service to civilian life.
Florida Veterans Support Line Expands Statewide at 1-844-MyFLVetWith a veteran population of more than 1.5 million in Florida, Crisis Center of Tampa Bay is pleased to announce the Florida Veterans Support Line, 1-844-MyFLVet, has expanded to every county in Florida.
VA Video Connect Expands Veterans’ Access to Health CareWASHINGTON — More and more Veterans are receiving health-care treatment virtually, thanks to efforts by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to expand telehealth.
Department of Defense Announces Winners Of the 2018 Secretary of Defense Environmental AwardsThe Department of Defense (DOD) announces the 2018 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards winners. The awards recognize individuals, teams and installations for their exceptional environmental achievements and innovative, cost-effective environmental practices.
"Prescribed to Death" Opioid Memorial Raises Awareness of Prescription Drug CrisisOn April 17, VA Acting Secretary Robert Wilkie visited the National Safety Council's "Prescribed to Death" opioid memorial and recorded this video message I'm Robert Wilkie. I'm visiting the National Safety Council's "Prescribed to Death" opioid memorial. The memorial is currently located here at the White House. It's part of President Trump's Initiative to Stop Opioid Abuse and Reduce Drug Supply and Demand.
VA Updates and Improves Assistance Program for Transitioning Service MembersWASHINGTON — As part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) ongoing efforts to help transitioning service members navigate and understand VA’s various benefits, the agency recently updated VA’s briefing portion of the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) – an interagency initiative authorized as a voluntary program in 1991 under the National Defense Authorization Act and made mandatory under the VOW to Hire Heroes Act in 2011 to help service members adjust to civilian life.
Glitches Continue to Dog Department of Veterans Affairs ID Card for VeteransOn July 20, 2015, it was signed into law the authorization for the VA to issue a new Veterans ID Card or “VIC”. The purpose was to provide federal identification for all who have served our country. All veterans who served in the armed forces, including the reserve components, would be eligible for a VIC.
New Benefit: Frontier Communications TV, Phone, and Internet PackagesAs an enrolled member with a VetRewards Card, you may be eligible to save up to $120 per year on Frontier Internet, TV and/or Voice services, when you sign up for NEW service through Frontier Communications®.
Department of Defense Issues Interpretive Rule Amendment Under the Military Lending Act, Limitations on Terms of Consumer Credit Extended to Service Members and DependentsThe Department of Defense announced today that an Interpretive Rule Amendment under the Military Lending Act (MLA) Limitations on Terms of Consumer Credit Extended to service members and dependents, was published today in the Federal Register. The interpretive rule amendment provides additional guidance on questions the Department received regarding compliance with the July 2015 Final Rule.
3 New Benefits from 1-800-FLOWERS.comAre you planning on buying chocolates and treats, monogrammed gifts, or top-quality steaks this holiday season? Just in time for Christmas, we have added 3 new VetRewards Exclusive savings offers with 30% OFF discounts, perfect for purchasing gifts for friends and family, whether they are near or far!