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Direct Deposit: A Fast, Convenient, and Secure Way to Receive Your Benefit Payments

February 12, 2021 • By

At Social Security and Veterans Affairs, issuing timely benefit payments is a core service we both provide. After all, we know you want your benefits on time to cover your household or medical expenses. The most secure way to get your benefits is to receive them electronically. It’s faster, safer, and more convenient than a […]

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Direct Deposit: A Fast, Convenient, and Secure Way to Receive Your Benefit Payments

Why I Serve

November 11, 2019 • By

On Veterans Day, we remember the men and women who bravely fought for our country, while also reflecting on our active duty heroes who are still risking their lives. I joined the military at age 17 —not because I was feeling patriotic, but because I was missing something in my life. I wanted a place […]

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A Veterans Day Message From Social Security’s Commissioner

November 8, 2019 • By

We live in the greatest Nation in the world. We have many generations of veterans to thank for that. I have the great fortune to have David Black—a 30 year Army veteran—as my Deputy Commissioner. Working with David reminds me that selfless sacrifice and excellent leadership are often characteristics of veterans. Thus, I am pleased […]

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Once We Serve, We Always Serve

November 8, 2018 • By

When I made the decision to enlist in the Army, I knew it was a lifetime commitment, whether I was in uniform or not. Once we serve, we always serve. The esprit de corps of the military— integrity, fellowship, and loyalty — is resolute in the veteran community. The core elements — commitment to country, […]

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Social Security Honors the Nation’s Heroes on Memorial Day

May 28, 2018 • By

On Memorial Day, we honor service members who have given their lives for our nation. Social Security acknowledges the heroism and courage of our military service members, and we remember those who have given their lives to protect our country. Part of how we honor these heroes is the way we provide Social Security benefits. […]

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Celebrating Our Nation’s Diversity

January 11, 2018 • By

January 15 is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a federal holiday and a day of remembrance. Martin Luther King, Jr. dedicated his life to creating and fostering equal rights for African Americans, and he died during his efforts to make his dream a reality. Diversity of skills, knowledge, and perspective is what you want when […]

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Five Ways Social Security Serves Our Veterans

November 9, 2017 • By

On Veterans Day, we honor the men and women who proudly serve our country. Social Security is committed to helping our veterans. One of our priorities is to constantly improve the quality of service we provide to them and their families. Here are five Social Security benefits every veteran should know about:

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A New Opportunity to Continue Serving

July 27, 2017 • By

The Social Security Administration (SSA) recognizes the sacrifices of the men and women who proudly serve our country. We are committed to helping you secure today and tomorrow. The ending of your military career can be the beginning of a rewarding one in public service.

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Social Security Is There For Those Who Served Our Country

July 24, 2017 • By

The men and women who served our country in the military can count on Social Security to be there for them throughout their lives. Active duty military members earn credits toward Social Security retirement benefits. Wounded Warriors can receive expedited handling of their claims to receive disability benefits. We also provide survivor benefits for young […]

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How Social Security Shares Data to Help You

April 10, 2017 • By

Social Security is with you throughout life’s journey — when you’re born, start working, get married, become disabled, lose a loved one, and when you retire. At every stage, we strive to make your interaction with us as seamless as possible. One way we do that is through our data exchange programs. Data exchange happens […]

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