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VA Aid and Attendance Benefit Rates for 2021

Aid and Attendance is a Veterans Administration (VA) benefit for veterans and spouse who need help with personal care.  The benefit can help cover the cost of home care, board and care, adult day...

Happy Holidays to Our Troops and Veterans from American Veterans Aid

America’s holiday season starts on Thanksgiving, and continues through Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and the New Year. This year, Thanksgiving took place on Thursday, November 26th.  Military chefs, who started planning for the holiday months in...

14 VA Aid and Attendance Benefit Myths Debunked

Aid and Attendance is a special Veterans Administration pension for wartime vets and their spouses (current or surviving) who need help with some of the activities of daily living. It is a tax-free benefit...

National Vietnam Veterans Day

March 29 commemorates the sacrifices of Vietnam Veterans and their families. It is a day set aside to recognize the men and women who were denied a proper welcome upon returning home and is...

Veterans give tours on USS Iowa

The USS Iowa, America's first ship of its kind, commissioned in 1943, and the last American battleship to see warfare. She carried FDR across the Atlantic Ocean during WWII, and nearly 60 years later...

Veterans may qualify for additional Social Security benefits

Many of our Vietnam era veterans are now nearing retirement age, or are already there. It is important that they — and other American service personnel — know just what retirement benefits they can...

WWII Veteran tells story of buried diamonds

An Israeli born veteran, Yaron Svoray, was on a lecture tour in the United States and met Sam Neyr, a WWII veteran, who told him about a foxhole on the border between France and...

Veteran homeless rate declined by 47% in the last 7 years

According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH), there was a nearly 50% decline in veteran homelessness...

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