AAPI Hero Award Winner Jon Melegrito
Jon Melegrito, one of the two 2018 AARP AAPI Hero Award winners, is the volunteer Executive Director of FilVetRep, based in Washington, D.C. Jon asks: “How can we raise awareness about the Filipino veterans' contributions to the American story?"
FTC Cracks Down on Veterans Charity Scams — AARP
The Federal Trade Commission, along with state attorneys general and charity regulators, recently announced a major takedown of fake veterans charities. Get details about the FTC news and learn about the latest scams at aarp.org/fraudwatchnetwork
AARP Gave Me a Universally Designed Home — AARP
Walter Moody, a U.S. Army veteran in Memphis, received an "ageless" home as part of a groundbreaking effort by AARP, AARP Foundation, Home Matters and the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation, which hosted the competition called “Home Today, Home Tomorrow"
Gary Villalobos: The Buddy I’ll Never Forget, the Battle of Tal Afar — AARP
In search of a meaningful career, Gary Villalobos was inspired to join the Army. In the midst of the war, Gary led a group of soldiers on a dangerous raid and in the process learned the meaning of sacrifice and heroism.
Karl Marlantes: The Buddy I’ll Never Forget, the Vietnam War — AARP
In 1967, Karl Marlantes was a student at Oxford University on a Rhodes Scholarship. As a platoon leader, he became close with his radio operator, Charles Thomas, until a fateful battle in the hills of Vietnam.
Badass Pilot Episode 2: Crash Landing and Rebuilding a Harrier Jet — AARP
After arriving from England in pieces, Art’s dream plane, the Harrier jump jet, seems to be ready to fly! But Art's dream quickly turns into a nightmare when the Harrier experiences catastrophic hydraulic failure on the first flight.
How Tiny Houses Could Get Veterans Off The Streets — AARP
A nonprofit is building tiny houses for veterans in Kansas City, Missouri.
After 75 Years, US Honors Filipino WWII Veterans - AARP
After 75 years, Congress presented Filipino WWII veterans with the Congressional Gold Medal.
Caregiving for Veterans — AARP
Military families know that service doesn’t stop when troops come home. Family caregivers are the frontline helping America’s veterans with the physical and psychological aftermath of serving their country.
Dr. Phil Talks Veterans Scams with AARP — AARP
AARP fraud expert Doug Shadel appeared on Dr. Phil to discuss veterans scams and Operation Protect Veterans.
How One Veteran Would Be Hurt by the Health Tax
It costs Bill Hicks $450/day to ensure his wife gets the care she needs for her Parkinson’s disease. The proposed “health tax” in the tax reform bill would increase that cost by a staggering $25,000/year.
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