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Written by Wendy Poling, USAA Community Manager It’s the time of year for giving to those who the mean the most to us, both near and far. As you are making your Christimas gift giving list and enjoying the holiday season, have you thought about sending a care package to a deployed service member? Se...
Thank you, veterans. You answered the call to serve. Because of that decision, our lives and our country are better. Today, and every day, we thank you for your service. If you want to thank veterans, join the nationwide challenge to honor them in a meaningful way. Use this simple mark to show thank...
More offended by a false patriot President and his faux patriot supporters hypocritically wrap themselves in the flag. They are like the hypocrites in the Bible who like to stand and pray on street corners to show how righteous they are. If I had a choice to save the Constitution or the flag from a ...
About a dozen years ago I received a note from my local Erie Insurance agent. He suggested that I review my coverages and cost of coverage. I called them and told them they were wasting their time because they could never beat USAA pricing. I was wrong and they not only beat those rates but clobbere...
Curious as to how much it costs USAA members to remain affiliated with the NFL. What exactly are the benefits of the association. Really would like a reply. thank you.
There are more than 82,000 Americans that remain missing from World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Cold War, the Gulf War and more recent conflicts. “As part of the day of recognition, held each year on the third Friday of September, Americans and businesses should also fly their POW/M...
Ref: USAA email notification I just recieved on Multifactor Authentication coming 19 September. I have an IT security background, so I understand the need for this. I also understand how difficult it is to deploy and simply log in to my gmail account. So, now when I (or any service member) deploys t...
A few of us came up with a plan to start a Petition using this forum. Here it is. Consider the Primary Post just below as our Unified USAA Member Petition to the USAA Front Office. It received 9 likes and 3 replies in one day. If you agree with the conclusion of the Petition then reply with a short ...
My gradfather was in the military but no else is. Where can I put that information into my profile?
USAA Moderator,Now that the USAA Annual Meeting is posted, after 31 comments back and forth with Mic1, can you provide an update to the member / owners on the results of the 2018 USAA election process. There was an item on changing the bylaws to allow non-members to be senior executives and so on. A...