What’s the Gouge?


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.

Military Guidance

At RAA, we serve a community of active and retired service members, as well as veterans, across all branches. The team is made up of service members from various backgrounds and each of these team members want to help you better understand and take advantage of the many military resources available.

We can help you answer questions around topics including:

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

If you would like to learn more about how military service and benefits affect your financial picture, contact our team today.