Top 10 Free VA Benefit Programs and Beyond

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Cannon & Associates is dedicated to serving those that serve and their families. We are Fierce Advocates military justice and military divorce cases in Oklahoma. Additionally, we seek to provide continual support to service members. This post contains a number of useful free resources to service members and their families. Please contact Cannon & Associates for a free confidential consultation. You may send an E-MAIL inquiry, complete the contact form on our website, or call at 405-657-2323 for a free confidential consultation

US Department of Veterans Affairs

The following are links to ten of the top Department of Veterans Affairs resources and media websites. 

  1. Facebook 
  2. Twitter 
  3. Instagram 
  4. YouTube 
  5. Rally Point
  6. Borne the Battle Podcast 
  7. VA Blog
  8. VA Website 
  9. VA Contact Page 
  10. Veteran Resources 

Veteran Resources

VetResources has been accessed over 100 million times and resources have been used over twelve million times on the site! That equals hundreds of thousands of free tickets, free resources, subscriptions, audio books, National Park passes, Amazon discounts, and much more. 

Free Concert, Sport Tickets from VET TIX

Vet Tix provides free event tickets to currently-serving members of the military, Veterans, their families, as well as immediate family of those that have made the ultimate sacrifice. More than 6 million tickets have been distributed. “Eligibility is determined through ID.me, a third-party identify verification service that is also available to use onVA.gov” 

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National Park Passes

Veterans, with a service-connected disability are entitled to free entry into national parks and federal recreational areas.

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The VA Welcome Kit

VA Welcome Kit 

In 2019, more than 500,000 Welcome Kits were downloaded or given to Veterans, Veteran families, caregivers and survivors. This step-by-step kit guides you to these benefits.

DOWNLOAD VA WELCOME KIT 

Space A Flights

Space-A Program fills extra seating on DOD aircraft; one of the most popular perks for retirees! Veterans must have a permanent and total service-connected disability to be eligible. 

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Free Flu Shots at Walgreens

VA and Walgreens are partners and provide FREE flu shots to VA enrolled Veterans, until March 31, 2020, (check each year to see if still available). 

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Free Sports Gear for Military/Veteran Kids

The United Heroes League (UHL) honors military kids with free sports gear, pro-sports tickets, access to free sports camps, and grants to cover the costs of sports association fees. Every active service member or Honorably discharged Veteran that has deployed to a combat zone (per DOD or VA), with children under 18, should apply!

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Free Recipes and Cookbooks

It is not difficult to find free recipes online; however, there are some great ideas here! 

FREE RECIPES & COOKBOOKS 

Here are additional free healthy recipes to consider. 

FREE HEALTHY RECIPES  

Free Video Games for Veterans

Operation Supply Drops Games to Grunts program supports Veterans, military, and their families through video games. “Eligibility is determined through ID.me, a third-party identify verification service that is also available to use onVA.gov 

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Free LinkedIn Premium Account

LinkedIn offers Veterans and VA caregivers a free 1-year premium career subscription, including access to LinkedIn Learning, which includes a library of +10,000 creative courses and learning resources.

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Free Local Events

Looking for an event to connect with other Veterans? Team Red, White, & Blues provides thousands of service-oriented events across the country, including Oklahoma.

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IOS APP Download

Android APP Download 

Access to ShopVCS.com

Veterans Canteen online shopping site has great benefits and offers. The site serves as an expanded catalog of items not offered in Patriot Stores.

SHOP VCS 

Amtrak Discounts

Veterans receive a 10% discount on the lowest available rail fare on most Amtrak trains. 

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Free Digital Content from TogetherWeServed.com

Together We Served has built a massive databases of U.S. Military training and operating units in existence. This service allows you to access the entire service record for yourself and loved ones. 

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Network on RallyPoint.com

RallyPoint is a social network exclusive to the military community with over 1.5 million members engaged.

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 Conclusion

Cannon & Associates is dedicated to Fierce Advocacy for military service members and providing resources to service members and their families. Contact Cannon & Associates for a free confidential consultation. You may send an E-MAIL inquiry, complete the contact form on our website, or call at 405-657-2323 for a free confidential consultation