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Social Security Benefits + Widow + Military Pension

Jul 14, 2016

Background: My dad retired (20 years of service) from the US Army and passed away later at the age of 58. My mom began receiving t...

andy5's avatar
I don't think youbshouldceelynon a private nonprofessional forum for answers to such questions: you need to ask your lo...


Jun 23, 2016

How can spouses receive THEIR EFMP paperwork for other disability benefits

Cynthia USAA's avatar
Cynthia USAA
Taiyanika, Thanks for reaching out in Community. You may want to contact the VA for information on your inquiry. Have a...

Civilian Careers

May 26, 2016

I retired in 1998 and turned down a great job with a military contract company and instead, moved our family, so my wife and our g...

Retired and go cruising

May 23, 2016

Cary XXXXXXX ECT Package Concierge Specialist Help me to get a great Cruise package for May 2017. I'm so excited to do this Cruise...

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Briana Hartzell USAA
Dear Cruise CLH&CRG, We are so glad you have been pleased with Explore travel services! Have a wonderful time on your c...

Government Contracting/ 1099

May 21, 2016

I just medically retired from active duty & am starting a position as an overseas contractor. I will be a 1099 employee. What thin...

Nat90's avatar
You may want to pay quarterly taxes to help you minimize the taxes due!
ShutUp&SmileXD's avatar
Do your taxes like you would normally just on a different form. The forms are pretty self explanatory my father is rece...

updated bah rates

Mar 19, 2016

Can you tell me when the military seperation assesments will be updated with 2016 bah rates? The military income for the Boston ar...

Service-Connected Disability

Mar 14, 2016

I would like to see some articles on USAA for separated and retired members (including medically retired) who suffered mental and/...

Angela Caban USAA's avatar
Angela Caban USAA
Thank you for the wonderful suggestion, ahussar. I just sent this over to our content development team. Thanks again!

Leaving Active Duty: Advice and Guidance for Junior Milit...

Oct 2, 2015

Hi Everyone, I left the service in 2011 and recently wrote a book about the experience. The book contains examples of situations I...

Briana Hartzell USAA's avatar
Briana Hartzell USAA
Thank you for sharing Dima!

Retiring in 2-3 years - Where should I put my savings?

Sep 17, 2015

I am 47 and am planning to retire from the military in the next 2-3 years. Last year I sold my house and still have about $40k lef...

Briana Hartzell USAA's avatar
Briana Hartzell USAA
Dear SMkoe, Congratulations on your upcoming retirement and i also commend you for looking ahead to make a plan! I enco...

Can't find a clear answer

Sep 14, 2015

So the question I have is do member benefits change if you are separated from the Military with an OTH? If so what are the changes...

Angela Caban USAA's avatar
Angela Caban USAA
Dear Researcher1979, Here is what our expert had to say: USAA membership is open to anyone who has honorably served in ...
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Angela Caban USAA
Dear Researcher1979, I have forwarded your question over to our bank. I will post here as soon as I hear back. Thank yo...
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