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RAA is passionate about helping the members of our armed forces. Below are some links to military-specific resources and information that could be helpful to you, as a member of the military community.


What is a Veteran ID Card?

A Veteran ID Card is a form of photo ID that you can use to receive discounts at participating businesses and companies across the country.

If you served on active duty, in the Reserves, or in the National Guard (including the Coast Guard), and received an honorable or general discharge, then you are eligible for a Veteran ID Card.

Click here to learn more about Veteran ID Card eligibility and to submit your application.


Is it too late to file for VA disability?

A common misconception about VA disability is that there is a time limit to file your claim. But the truth is that you can always file for VA disability, regardless of how long you have been out of the military.

If you would like more information about filing for VA disability or if you need assistance in filling out and submitting your claim, the following advocacy groups can help:


How do Different States Tax Military Retirement Pay?

Click here to find out.

Can I shop at the Military Exchange online?

Recently, the ability to shop at the Military Exchange online became available for all veterans.

Click here to check your eligibility and to start shopping today.


Am I eligible for a VA home loan?

Recent changes to the VA home loan program have eliminated the loan limits based on county.

Click here to learn more about the recent changes to the program and click here to learn more about the different VA home loan types.


Am I eligible for the Federal Long-Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP)?

The Federal Long-Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) is available to active and retired service members as well as certain qualified family members.

Click here to learn more about FLTCIP and to see if you are eligible.

Become a Member of RAA Military

RAA Military is a community of active and retired service members, as well as veterans, across all branches.

As a member of RAA Military, you will be invited to attend events across the country that are centered around sharing military-specific knowledge and resources, including:

  • TSP
  • Adjusting to life post-military
  • How your military benefits fit in your overall financial plan
  • And more

Community members will also have direct access to the wealth of military benefit information we have at RAA. Service members across all branches make up our team, and each of these team members want to help you better understand and take advantage of the many military resources available.

If you would like to become a member of RAA Military, please check the applicable box on the form below.