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Veterans Day 2020

American Veterans Aid salutes all U.S. military veterans for their service and sacrifice.

Veterans Day is an annual federal holiday that honors and celebrates the service of U.S. military veterans.  The theme for Veterans Day 2020, which will take place on Wednesday, November 11th, is “Vision: Veterans in Focus.”

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Career Military Benefits

VA Career Military Benefits

Approximately 2.1 million people serve in the Armed Forces. When someone joins the military, their enlistment period is typically 4 years.

You can choose the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps or Coast Guard as a career.  When a person’s career is the military, it means they will work as a member of the U.S. Armed Forces until they retire, which is usually 20 years.

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VA Assisted Living

VA Assisted Living

Senior veterans who can no longer live independently may end up moving from their home to an assisted living facility (ALF). There are no VA assisted living facilities, but the Veterans Administration does provide veterans and their spouses with a special benefit to help cover facility costs.

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Veterans Benefits for Spouses

Veterans Benefits for Spouses

Were you or a loved one married to a U.S. veteran? The spouse of a deceased veteran can get financial assistance and other types of help from the VA. Veterans benefits for spouses include:

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Veterans Administration Benefits

If you served in the U.S. military, you may be eligible for Veterans Administration benefits.  These benefits provide various types of assistance to service members, veterans, dependents, and survivors. Here are some of the main benefit programs:

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