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Posted on: May 26, 2015

Westmoreland Veterans' Monument unveiled, rededicated in Greensburg

"Let this monument be a symbol, dedicated to honoring the courage and sacrifice of those residents of Westmoreland County who answered their nation's call to arms,” Commissioner Charles Anderson

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Posted on: May 21, 2015

Pennsylvania War Council realeases 'Wanted' poster to make veterans aware of 'scammers'

Veterans Scam Alert

There are many out there willing to take advantage of our veterans and/or their families. The PAWC asks you to display the linked 'Wanted' poster to help raise awareness.

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Posted on: March 19, 2015

VA Eliminates Net Worth as Health Care Eligibility Factor

US Dept of Veterans Affairs

Elimination of Net Worth Makes More Veterans Eligible for Health Care
Washington – The Department of Veterans Affairs is updating the way it determines eligibility for VA health care, a change that will result in more... Read on...

Net Worth Fact Sheet
Posted on: March 10, 2015

Westmoreland County Designated as DMVA Veterans’ Trust Fund Grant Recipient

PA Veterans Trust Fund

Harrisburg, PA – The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) has selected 12 Pennsylvania County Directors of Veterans Affairs Offices to receive $99,840 in grants from the Pennsylvania Veterans’ Trust Fund (VTF)... Read on...

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Posted on: January 27, 2015

VA Disability and Death Pensions

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers pension benefits to qualifying wartime veterans and surviving spouses.

Unlike compensation benefits, which are for conditions caused by or aggravated by military service,... Read on...

Posted on: January 20, 2015

PA Hero Walk provides car for Navy vet in need

Navy veteran William Bergman of New Stanton walked into Greensburg Auto Tag and Notary on Friday to transfer a car title.

Tribune-Review article
Posted on: October 27, 2014

November Proclaimed "Record Your Veterans Discharge Month"

The month of November has been proclaimed “Record Your Veterans Discharge Month” in Westmoreland County by County Commissioners Chuck Anderson, Tyler Courtney and Ted Kopas. During the month of November, all Westmoreland... Read on...

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Posted on: October 31, 2014

Westmoreland County Veterans Will Ride in Style Thanks to Generous Donor

Westmoreland County DAV Van

Thanks to the generosity of the Solomon & Sylvia Mendel Charitable Trust, Westmoreland County veterans will now have access to rides to medical appointments to VA medical facilities in Pittsburgh in a sparkling, new Ford... Read on...

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Posted on: July 19, 2013

State Emergency Registry of Volunteers in Pennsylvania (SERVPA)

The Pennsylvania Department of Health (PA DOH), Bureau of Public Health Preparedness (BPHP) asked the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs to partner with them in their effort to enhance the Commonwealth's disaster... Read on...

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