Safeguarding Your VIC
Veterans are warned to keep their VIC safe and secure. Some bar code readers, including those available as applications on cell phones, can scan the bar code on the front of the card, and reveal the Veteran’s social security number. This could make the Veteran subject to identity theft if the card is lost or stolen.
Continue Learning: https://www.va.gov/healthbenefits/access/veteran_identification_card.asp