Verizon gives automatic discount to retirees, vets - new program announced today

Service members, retirees and veterans are eligible for a 15 percent discount on monthly wireless service, Verizon announced Thursday, January 28th.

The company has identified more than 100,000 accounts that are eligible for the discount, according to a press release, and the discount is being automatically applied to those accounts.

Those eligible can also receive a 25 percent discount on certain accessories such as select chargers, cases and extended batteries, and 12 percent off certain calling features, such as International Travel to Mexico and Canada, HUM by Verizon and Tech Coach.

To sign up or to find out if you’ve been automatically signed up for the discount, visit the Verizon website.

You must verify your military service in different ways, depending on your status:

Active duty: Your military email, or leave and earnings statement.

Retirees and veterans: Your retiree account statement from the Defense Finance and Accounting Service myPay site; DD Form 214; the planned Veterans ID Card; or VetRewards Card from Veterans Advantage.

Yours in service,


Chuck Weber

Service Officer