A Veteran ID Card (VIC) is a form of photo ID you can use to get discounts offered to Veterans at many stores, businesses, and restaurants. When you have this card, you won’t need to carry around your military discharge papers or share sensitive personal information to receive discounts. If you have a VIC, you don’t need to request another type of photo ID card to prove you’re a Veteran or to get retail or business discounts.Continue reading How to Apply for a Veteran ID Card
Did you ever wonder which are the oldest American veteran organizations? When you think of the oldest American veteran organization, you probably think of the American Legion or your local VFW post. You might be surprised to learn that the VFW and American Legion aren’t the oldest. In fact, they aren’t even in the top five (the VFW barely cracks the top 10).
Or perhaps you consider the traditions of the US Navy, so you might guess that the Navy League is oldest. Nope, not even close.
Oh, don’t forget the ethnic associations like the Jewish War Veterans, Italian American War Veterans, Ukrainian American Veterans and the Polish Legion of American Veterans; those are all pretty old, but none of them are the oldest.
The honor of the oldest American veteran organization falls to…Continue reading Oldest American Veteran Organizations
Looking for Veterans Day 2019 discounts? My wife likes to joke that, as a veteran, I’m like a walking discount card. That’s especially true on Veterans Day, when national chains and local shops offer discounts and freebies to veterans and active duty military. For example, the car wash down the street is offering free car washes on November 11, and my local barbershop is offering free haircuts on Veterans Day as well.
There are restaurant discounts as well as retail stores offering Veterans Day discounts. Be sure to check if your local store is participating.
I’ve seen a lot of lists that show a variety of Veterans Day discounts, but most of them don’t seem to be accurate for 2019. This list is accurate. If I could not verify a 2019 discount on the company’s website, I didn’t include them in the list.Continue reading Veterans Day 2019 Discounts
Ukrainian American Veterans 2019 National Convention
The Ukrainian American Veterans (UAV) 2019 Convention was held November 1-2 at St. Michael the Archangel Ukrainian Catholic Church in New Haven, Connecticut.Continue reading UAV 2019 Convention
2019 Ukrainian American Veterans Scholarship Winners
Meet the 2019 Ukrainian American Veterans (UAV) Scholarship Winners. Each year the Ukrainian American Veterans (UAV) Scholarship awards academic scholarships to undergraduate college students of Ukrainian descent. This year the UAV awarded a record $4,100 to 9 students, with awards ranging from $500 to $400. Congratulations to the 2019 scholarship winners:Continue reading 2019 Scholarship Winners