Disabled Veterans Shopping Benefit

Starting January 1, 2020, the Department of Defense is expanding in-store military exchange and commissary shopping privileges as well as MWR resale facility use to:

  • All Veterans with service-connected disabilities
  • Purple heart recipients
  • Former prisoners of war
  • Caregivers or family caregivers registered as the primary caregiver for a veteran in the Department of Veterans Affairs Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers

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SEC. 621. Extension of certain morale, welfare and recreation privileges to certain veterans and their caregivers. Read more

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Implementation of the Purple Heart and Disabled Veteran Equal Access Act of 2018 – FAQs


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