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Good Deal for Veterans

Postby jnichols2 » Tue Oct 15, 2013 8:38 pm

I had read somewhere in this Forum that Seniors and Veterans only had to pay $ 70.00 for a CHL.

I initiated my application today, and got a nice surprise.

Seniors are indeed $ 70.00, but I only had to pay $ 25.00 as a Veteran.

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Re: Good Deal for Veterans

Postby jmra » Tue Oct 15, 2013 8:41 pm

Yep. Went into effect Sept 1 IIRC.
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Re: Good Deal for Veterans

Postby RoyGBiv » Tue Oct 15, 2013 9:09 pm

Veterans should be "no extra charge".
Can't say "free" since you already paid.

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Re: Good Deal for Veterans

Postby MotherBear » Tue Oct 15, 2013 9:34 pm

:iagree:


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Re: Good Deal for Veterans

Postby Abraham » Wed Oct 16, 2013 9:21 am

How does that work for a veteran?

Send in a copy of your DD214?

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Re: Good Deal for Veterans

Postby RogueUSMC » Wed Oct 16, 2013 12:06 pm

Abraham wrote:How does that work for a veteran?

Send in a copy of your DD214?

Thanks!
The DD214 page that has the text as to TYPE of discharge...I sent the wrong page in. I faxed them a copy of the certificate on my wall and that sufficed.
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Re: Good Deal for Veterans

Postby RogueUSMC » Wed Oct 16, 2013 12:10 pm

Clarifying...

I sent the copy of the DD214 I had but it was the page that stated when and where I served but not how I discharged. It had RE-1A at the top but they don't know what that means I don't guess.

At the bottom of the page, it should say that you discharged honorably...if it doesn't, you need to obtain the page that does.

You can file electronically for copies of your military records. You fill out the application online. They then tell you to print a page out, sign it and fax back to a certain number. I got my copies in the mail in under two weeks if I remember correctly.

Also, starting Sep.1, there will be a 'veteran' designation on your license somewhere...that's cool...
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Re: Good Deal for Veterans

Postby jnichols2 » Wed Oct 16, 2013 4:45 pm

They want the DD-214 that says "Member-4" in the lower right.


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Re: Good Deal for Veterans

Postby grnamin » Sat Dec 07, 2013 8:27 pm

I applied online on 12/04/2013, The "Texas.gov" price was a total of $27.00.

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Re: Good Deal for Veterans

Postby jmra » Sun Dec 08, 2013 10:24 am

grnamin wrote:I applied online on 12/04/2013, The "Texas.gov" price was a total of $27.00.

Awesome. Also a vet but was set to expire on Sep 2, so I went thru the old process. Will look forward to saving some money in the future though. Can't complain about a lic that cost $5 a year.
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Re: Good Deal for Veterans

Postby Vol Texan » Sun Dec 08, 2013 11:36 am

I wonder...

If I already have 'Veteran' identified on my TX DL, could that be sufficient proof to the state that I'm a veteran for purposes of CHL?
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Re: Good Deal for Veterans

Postby Ameer » Sun Dec 08, 2013 6:57 pm

Always good to hear guys like Aaron Alexis can get a CHL cheaper than Suzanna Hupp.
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Re: Good Deal for Veterans

Postby RogueUSMC » Sun Dec 08, 2013 11:26 pm

Ameer wrote:Always good to hear guys like Aaron Alexis can get a CHL cheaper than Suzanna Hupp.

seriously?...
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Re: Good Deal for Veterans

Postby jmra » Mon Dec 09, 2013 12:38 am

RogueUSMC wrote:
Ameer wrote:Always good to hear guys like Aaron Alexis can get a CHL cheaper than Suzanna Hupp.

seriously?...

Obviously bitter about something. :headscratch
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Re: Good Deal for Veterans

Postby Vol Texan » Mon Dec 09, 2013 12:44 am

jmra wrote:
RogueUSMC wrote:
Ameer wrote:Always good to hear guys like Aaron Alexis can get a CHL cheaper than Suzanna Hupp.

seriously?...

Obviously bitter about something. :headscratch

I hope / I think / I believe...it was an attempt at sarcasm. Unfortunately, it doesn't always translate well in the written word as it does face-to-face.
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