veterans poster adjThis section is  a list of local and national organizations that offer discounts to veterans. These discounts can change so check first to verify the discounts offered. Also included are resources available to veterans and their families.

 

Veteran Discounts       Discount  Website                                                                                         
AT&T Wireless 15% att.com/offers/discount-program/military-discount/index.html
Bass Pro Shops 5% basspro.com/shop/en/legendary-salute
Best Western 10% bestwestern.com/programs/govt.asp
Brooklyn Bedding  25% tinyurl.com/ycbvdwfp 
Busch Gardens Various wavesofhonor.com/
Choice Hotels Various choicehotels.com/deals/government-rate
Disneyland/Disneyworld  Various  tinyurl.com/ybhaast2 
El Pollo Loco  Various  elpolloloco.com/promotions/ 
Golden Corral  Various  goldencorral.fbmta.com/members/UpdateProfile.aspx
Lowe’s  10% lowes.com/l/in-store-services.html#MilitaryDiscountProgram 
Michaels  10%  michaels.com/military-discount/article-military.html 
National Parks Various  tinyurl.com/y837qalw 
Bronx Zoo/Aquarium  Various  nyaquarium.com/visitor-info/faqs 
Nike  10%  help-en-us.nike.com/app/answer/a_id/35658/kw/military%20discounts 
PGA Tour Various  birdiesforthebrave.org/ 
Red Robin  Various  tinyurl.com/ycv5xexd 
Sesame Place Various  frugalphillymom.com/where-to-find-discount-tickets-to-sesame-place/
Shades-Green - Disney See Site shadesofgreen.org/accommodations/special-offers/monthly-specials/salute-our-veterans 
Sherwin Williams Paint  15% sherwin-williams.com/homeowners/special-offers/military
T-Mobile  See Site tinyurl.com/yaj8wgmw
Under Armour 10%  underarmour.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/641 
Universal Studios  $3  universalstudioshollywood.com/military/# 
Vettix  Various  vettix.org/ 
Verizon Wireless  See site verizonwireless.com/discount-program/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What Is the Veterans Administration Pension?
Pension is a needs-based benefit paid to wartime Veterans, who meet certain age or non-service connected disability requirements. You may be eligible if:
You were discharged from service under other than dishonorable conditions, AND
You served 90 days or more of active duty with at least 1 day during a period of war time AND
Your countable income is below the maximum annual pension rate (MAPR), AND
You meet the net worth limitations, AND
You are age 65 or older, OR, you have a permanent and total non-service connected disability, OR, you are patient in a nursing home, OR you are receiving Social Security disability benefits.
Complete details and requirements can be found at: va.gov/tribalgovernment/docs/pension_fact_sheet.pdf

What Is Enhanced Or Special Monthly Pension?
Aid And Attendance (A&A) is a monthly pension amount paid to a Veteran or surviving spouse. You may be eligible if:

  • You require the aid of another person in order to perform activities of daily living, such as bathing, feeding, dressing, toileting, and other activities, OR
  • You are bedridden, in that your disability or disabilities requires that you remain in bed apart from any prescribed course of convalescence or treatment, OR
  • You are a patient in a nursing home due to mental or physical incapacity, OR
  • If your vision is compromised.
    Complete details and requirements can be found at: benefits.va.gov/benefits/factsheets/limitedincome/enhancedorspecialpension.pdf 

Local Veterans Affairs Offices provide professional service to any veteran or family member seeking our assistance.
Lehigh: lehighcounty.org/Departments/Veterans-Affairs
Northampton: northamptoncounty.org/hs/vetaff/Pages/default.aspx
Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council has a comprehensive list of resources. lvmac.org.
LVMAC Calendar of Events for vets and family. tinyurl.com/y8vwqa9n.
Fleming Military and Veterans Resource/Information Center addresses potentially unique circumstances of men and women who have performed military service.
tinyurl.com/y7h9zd56
Private Industry Council (PIC/Career Link)--offers job training, placement, employment counselors and assistance with resume writing. careerlinklehighvalley.org/default.aspx
Social-Recreational Confederation (SRC) provides activities to active duty military, veterans and their families to aid in rehabilitation or transition back into civilian life in the Lehigh Valley. lv-mac.org/info-for-you-2/social-recreational-activities-confederation
Veterans Trust Fund issues grants to charitable organizations that assist veterans in need of shelter and necessities of living. tinyurl.com/y7qqx2xe

 

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