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Supporting our troops

At American we’re proud to honor those whose service has given us the freedom to fly. To show our appreciation, we have special offers and benefits in sincere gratitude for your service.


We offer government or military fares in some markets. Call Reservations for more information.

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Veterans Advantage

U.S. military veterans and their families can save up to 10% on domestic and international flights by enrolling in VetRewards and booking through Veterans Advantage.

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Depending on your destination, bags are free of charge with military ID:

  • Up to 5 bags 100 lbs each for active U.S. military and / or dependents traveling on orders
  • Up to 3 bags 50 lbs each for active U.S. military on personal / leisure travel


We welcome active-duty military with ID to board the plane in Group 1 along with our customers in First.

Boarding process

Military working dogs

Military and police dogs working in detection, security enforcement and combat must be listed when you book your trip. We waive pet charges for trained active military dogs traveling in the cabin if they’re on official duty and have written documents.

Working dogs trained to attack are not permitted in the cabin and must be checked.

Checked pets

We accept checked pets at the ticket counter for active-duty U.S. military traveling on assignment. Fees and restrictions apply.

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Giving back

Our purpose is to care for people on life’s journey, which is why we work to make a difference in the lives of our heroes. We’ve partnered with the Gary Sinise Foundation, George W. Bush Institute, and the Medal of Honor Foundation to make positive change for those who sacrifice for our country.

Honoring American heroes

How you can help

As a member of AAdvantage® you can donate miles to important causes, such as Miles for Heroes. This program helps organizations that provide support to veterans, military members and their families.