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scott.livesey
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Free autocad for US Armed Forces veterans

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01-13-2014 09:35 AM

Hi,

I am a US Navy veteran.  How do I obtain free Autocad?

Scott

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kentr8
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Re: Free autocad for US Armed Forces veterans

01-13-2014 09:50 AM in reply to: scott.livesey
you can get a free trial (45 days) other than that you gotta be a student in school
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Murph
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Re: Free autocad for US Armed Forces veterans

01-13-2014 03:24 PM in reply to: scott.livesey

Free Autocad for Veterans? Was that part of the retirement benefits to replace the loss of the Cost of Living increase congress took from us retires? 

Murph
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nestly2
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Message 4 of 12 (1,635 Views)

Re: Free autocad for US Armed Forces veterans

01-17-2014 07:31 AM in reply to: scott.livesey
There "was" such a program. I don't know if it still exists though and I'm not able to do a thorough search ATM
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Murph
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Re: Free autocad for US Armed Forces veterans

01-17-2014 08:50 AM in reply to: nestly2

Seeing I'm a vet and now gov't employee I'll look around the gov't/vet sites and see what I can fine.

Murph
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kentr8
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Re: Free autocad for US Armed Forces veterans

01-17-2014 08:53 AM in reply to: Murph
fine!
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Murph
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Re: Free autocad for US Armed Forces veterans

01-17-2014 09:01 AM in reply to: kentr8

Looks like it ended in 2011 http://www.emilitary.org/article.php?aid=15228 by that page but you might want to try the Education version that the link on there takes you too.

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Murph
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Re: Free autocad for US Armed Forces veterans

01-17-2014 09:04 AM in reply to: Murph

Another thread on this topic might be of interest http://forums.autodesk.com/t5/Installation-Licensing/When-will-the-Autodesk-Assistance-program-end/t...

 

Murph
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lonniellogan
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Message 9 of 12 (1,509 Views)

Re: Free autocad for US Armed Forces veterans

02-02-2014 07:52 AM in reply to: scott.livesey

As a retired edycator and Retired US Army, what cn I do to get a free copy for MAC?

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lonniellogan
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Message 10 of 12 (1,508 Views)

Re: Free autocad for US Armed Forces veterans

02-02-2014 07:54 AM in reply to: lonniellogan

45 days..BFD..still don't have that kind of money.

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