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7 Hollywood Stars You Didn’t Know Were Veterans

Posted in Uncategorized on January 29, 2016
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7 Hollywood Stars you didn't know were Veterans; VeteranAid.org

You’ve seen them on the big screen, but it may surprise you to know these Hollywood stars actually spent years of their life serving in the the U.S. armed forces. Check out these seven actors you may not know are military veterans. Ice-T: Originally one of the pioneering “gangsta hip hop emcees,” Ice-T (born Tracy Read More »

6 Easy Ways to Honor Our Veterans

Posted in Uncategorized on January 26, 2016
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6 Easy Ways to Honor a Veteran; VeteranAid.org

There are many times throughout the year that we may feel compelled to thank a veteran for his or her service. For example, Veteran’s Day and Memorial Day always attract a flurry of activity; the 4th of July is another holiday that often reminds us to consider the sacrifices of servicemen and women. So how Read More »

5 Military Veteran Podcasts to Check Out Today

Posted in Uncategorized on January 26, 2016
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Five Veteran Podcasts to check out Today; VeteranAid.org

In the wide range of resources available to veterans on the Internet these days, you may be surprised to learn that there are actually a large number of veteran-focused podcasts covering specific topics, interests, and discussions that may benefit you. Podcasts are the present-day version of talk radio shows, but with the added benefit of Read More »

How to Apply for the Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefit

Posted in Uncategorized on January 19, 2016
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How to Apply for Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefit; VeteranAid.org

VeteranAid.org was created to be an educational and supportive website for veterans and families looking for the Aid and Attendance benefit. This infographic was recently created to share with veterans and their family members so awareness can be spread about this little known veterans pension benefit. Please share this image with your friends, family, on Read More »

Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Posted in Uncategorized on January 18, 2016
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day; VeteranAid.org

As we celebrate the life of the great Martin Luther King Jr., let us remember wise words he said about the military world. What?! Yes, while most people association Martin Luther King Jr. as a pacifist, he had some intriguing quotes about military service that should not be ignored. In 1967, King Jr. made a speech Read More »

Female Veterans Make an Impact as Entrepreneurs

Posted in Uncategorized on January 12, 2016
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Female Veterans make an Impact as Entrepeneurs; VeteranAid.org

We recently published a blog about the popularity and success of America’s “vetrepreneurs” – veterans who have established their own successful businesses after transitioning to civilian life, impacting the U.S. economy with more than $1.2 trillion in sales. If you take the analysis of these motivated vets a step further, you’ll see that female veteran Read More »

Funding Your Veteran-Owned Business

Posted in Uncategorized on January 5, 2016
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How to Fund your Veteran-Owned Business; VeteranAid.org

If you are a veteran looking to leverage the leadership and discipline you learned in the service to create an outstanding business of your own, you’re not alone. There are more than 3 million veteran-owned businesses in the U.S., and 30% of all American business owners are veterans. It seems that the formula of armed Read More »

Matching Your Military Skills to a Career

Posted in Uncategorized on January 4, 2016
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Matching your Military Skillsto a Career; VeteranAid.org

If you are a veteran planning a transition into civilian life, you’re most likely considering the best ways to leverage your experience and skills formed in the service to a good-paying and fulfilling career. Luckily, there are several resources available to help make your transition easier and more successful. Consider Registered Apprenticeship Programs Regulated by Read More »

7 Ways to Help a Veteran During the Holidays

Posted in Uncategorized on December 17, 2015
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7 Ways to Help Veterans During the Holidays; VeteranAid.org

While the holidays for many can be a time for family, festivities, and happy memories, for veterans it can be a particularly trying time. Older veterans may be spending the holidays in a nursing home or have few family members or friends remembering them during the season. Younger veterans may be recovering from an injury Read More »

Travel Deals for Retired Military and Selected Veterans

Posted in Uncategorized on December 16, 2015
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Travel Deals for Retired Military and Selected Veterans; VeteranAid.org

A lot of us dream of travel after retirement but most of us don’t follow through. A 2011 poll of retirees found that 2/3 traveled less or the same amount as they did before retirement, in part due to the cost involved. There are plenty of resources for frugal travelers, but there are a few Read More »