Tools for Veterans

Planning for the future can be overwhelming.
The VFW Insurance Program makes it easy.

From funeral or cremation planning to long-term care needs, we offer unique life planning products you need to prepare for the future. We approve only national top-rated companies to offer our products, so you can be assured your future is in good hands.

Emergency Assistance Plus® (EA+®)

If you become sick or hurt while traveling—in a place you don’t know, with a medical staff you’ve never met—the Emergency Assistance Plus (EA+) Program will come to your rescue with services vital in an emergency. Whether you’re on a short trip away from home, or on the other side of the world, EA+ is available at an affordable, low annual rate for VFW members and their families. Services of EA+ include*:

    Medical evacuation & transportation home

    Assistance for companions

    Medical & travel assistance and so much more!
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*This is only an outline of the Plan’s features. Please read your Member Guide carefully for the full rules and regulations.

Cremation Planning Program

Nobody wants to plan for death, but we do want to protect our families and our assets. At Neptune Society, we are committed to honoring veterans by offering affordable cremation plans and coordinating all federal benefits and services.

As a veteran, if you plan a cremation in advance, you will:

Receive preferred pricing with your VFW membership

Lock in today’s best price for cremation

Gain peace of mind knowing that final needs will be handled

Determine your funeral plans

Save your family from the burden of cremation planning and payment

When you choose Neptune Society, you get 40 years of experience and America’s most trusted cremation provider. Learn more about how a Cremation Planning Program can help you.

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Funeral Planning Program

There is a lot of confusion amongst veterans regarding their VA Burial benefits.

The government does an excellent job providing burial benefits if you use a VA national or state veterans cemetery. However, for the average veteran, there are very limited to no monetary benefits for the funeral or cremation service necessary to get you there. That is why the VFW works closely with Dignity Memorial to provide funeral and cremation benefits for members that complement their VA burial benefits.

The Dignity Memorial® Network is the largest network of funeral, cremation and cemetery providers in North America.

As a VFW member, you and your spouse will receive special savings and access to valuable family support benefits that can help reduce the emotional and financial burdens often associated with the loss of a loved one.

Visit with a Dignity Memorial Funeral Planning Advisor to learn about this valuable program and ensure you receive all the benefits you earned as a veteran discharged as anything other than dishonorable. Also ask for your free Personal Planning Guide that will help you get started on making your personalized funeral or cremation arrangements.

Get more information about Dignity Memorial’s Funeral Planning Program. 

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Long-term Care Insurance

Long-term Care Insurance can protect your retirement savings and help you maintain your independence while providing you with quality-care options, both in your home or in a facility.

Long-term Care Insurance also provides relief for family members.

Through ACSIA Partners, the VFW offers a broad selection of long-term care plans, services, underwriting and premiums to meet the needs of VFW members. This coverage is also extended to spouses, children, parents, in-laws and friends.

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Pet Insurance

We know that pets are part of the family. They are your companions, your cuddle buddies and your feet warmers.

It’s hard to anticipate accidents and illnesses that might occur with your pets. Nationwide® gives you access to affordable pet insurance with coverage ranging from preventative care to significant medical expenses, including cancer.

VFW members are eligible for preferred pricing which makes this peace-of-mind protection even more affordable.

Find out for yourself why Nationwide is the #1 choice in America for pet insurance.

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