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For veterans and their family residing in the 57th district.Thurs., Sept. 144-7 pmYoungwood Park & Pool801 S 10th St, YoungwoodReserve by Tues., Aug. 1 at 724-834-6400
For Veterans living in the 54th District.Fri., Aug. 5th from noon to 2 pmNorthmoreland Park Pavilion 8280 Markle RdApollo PA 15613RSVP to 724-335-2790 and provide names and number attending.
WASHINGTON — President Trump signed legislation Friday designed to protect whistleblowers while making it easier to fire problem employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
HB 218 Would Jeopardize Military Readiness, Care For Veterans:
Brig. Gen. Tony Carrelli, Pennsylvania’s adjutant general, said he fears that the cuts contained in the House Republican budget proposal (HB 218) would je...
Terrence Stubbs has been settling in at his new apartment in South Greensburg for about two weeks.
The former Green Beret counts himself lucky to have found one that will accept his four cats.
From Memorial Day through Flag Day and on to Independence Day, our nation's flag is in the spotlight. Brush up on your flag etiquette here.
Lithuanian Defense Minister Visits Gov. Wolf And PA Guard:
Governor Tom Wolf welcomed Lithuanian Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg to discuss Pennsylvania’s partne...
Veterans are invited to speak directly with educational institution reps and learn guidelines for admission, using GI Bill, and more.
Young boys aren't easily appalled, but 11-year-old Preston Sharp sure knows the feeling.
"Yeah, I was really surprised," Preston said. And really disappointed.
Preston's mom April had never seen him like this before. "Not this angry and passionate."
The Pittsburgh Veterans Affairs Health Care System is taking a closer look at how it compares to other hospitals in the region amid a push from VA leaders to correct highly publicized deficiencies in the national system.
VA launched a new online tool this week that will help you compare treatment options for post-traumatic stress disorder. The PTSD Treatment Decision Aid is a free, interactive tool that helps educate patients about effective treatment options for PTSD.
Donating To Pennsylvania’s Veterans Memorial Is An Ideal Way To Pay Tribute To Those Who Served During The Memorial Day Holiday:
The Memorial Day holiday is a yearly reminder that the Pennsylvania Veterans&a...
For military members and veterans, flying with Allegiant Air just got much cheaper.
The airline, known for its low fares, announced an offer that will give military members free services on its flights.
The PSO will be performing Friday, June 30 at 7 p.m. at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum in Oakland. Reserve your FREE tickets today by calling 412-392-4900 or visiting pittsburghsymphony.org .
As a maintenance officer in Iraq during the Second Gulf War, Megan Andros commanded more than 100 troops in a heavy brigade combat team, and oversaw millions of dollars worth of weapons and other equipment.
Like the battlefields of Europe, monuments to America's war dead dot the landscape of Westmoreland County, from the smallest rural village to the courthouse plaza.
As a line of motorcycles wound its way down Wildlife Lodge Road in Lower Burrell on Memorial Day, George Bagaley sat on a friend's front porch and thought of his dad.
Russell Moore Jr. makes a pilgrimage every Memorial Day from his home in Orlando, Fla., to a plastic folding chair in Westmoreland County Memorial Park.
PA DMVA News, Around the State, Across the Nation, Employment Opportunities, Veterans Events, and more in this issue.
A permanent reminder of the service men and women who were prisoners of war or never returned home was dedicated Thursday at the Westmoreland County Courthouse.
(Editor’s Note from the Latrobe Bulletin : Master Sgt. Brandon Nicely, who is a native of Derry Township and graduated from Derry Area High School in 2000, where he ran track and cross-country, left to join the U.S. Air Force when he w...
In the past when a veteran wanted to use the VA home loan benefit in order to buy and finance a home with nothing down, the VA would ultimately approve the loan application.
DMVA DigestA publication of Pennsylvania’s Department of Military and Veterans AffairsMay 17, 2017
Persian Gulf Bonus Program:
Any current or former member of the armed forces who was a Pennsylvania resident ...
Despite a steady rain , a group of Norwin High School students and veterans forged ahead and placed American flags on the graves of about 1,400 veterans at Irwin Union Cemetery in North Huntingdon.
Acceptance of what veterans did during their time in combat — that they did what was asked of them — and understanding the need for them to tell their stories are important elements in helping veterans heal from the emotional wounds of war.
SMART (Self-managed Recovery Training) meets Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, at Westmoreland Hospital, Conference Room A, and is free. See flyer for details.
WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it is adopting American Cancer Society (ACS) breast cancer screening guidelines that give women a choice to begin screening at age 40. The guidelines also recommend starting y...
For many parents, the idea that their child would sell most of his possessions before a cross-country trip would be cause for concern.
National home improvement retailer Lowe’s has expanded its everyday military discount program to include all honorably discharged veterans, as of May.
The US Department of Veterans Affairs office has issued a warning to the public of a scam targeting veterans. According to the agency, a phone line mimicking the VA phone line called veterans offering them $100 rebate if their credit card is provided.
Despite the lifting of a federal hiring freeze, the VA is leaving thousands of positions unfilled, citing the need for a leaner VA as it develops a longer-term plan to allow more veterans to seek medical care in the private sector.
I wanted to share some big news coming out of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Today, VA took unprecedented steps towards increasing transparency. After working with Veterans and Veterans Service Organizations, VA launched a new online tool that p...
DMVA DigestA publication of Pennsylvania's Department of Military and Veterans AffairsApril 12, 2017
97-Year-Old Volunteer Retires From Veterans Center:
For nearly two decades, Wanda Spiering drove herself to ...
The Park & Shuttle between VA Highland Drive and University Drive campuses will no longer be available, effective May 1, 2017.While the service was very well-received by users, the ridership trends and operational costs did not support it as...
Read the Spring 2017 issue
5 April 2017-- Unity Township American Legion Post 982 hosted Westmoreland County’s first VA Town Hall on the Move on Tuesday. 1st Vice Commander of the Post, Matt Zamosky, MSgt, USAF Ret., welcomed the attendees and led the P...
VA Pittsburgh invites you to join us on Teal Tuesdays in April to learn about services we provide to Veterans who have experienced Military Sexual Trauma (MST).
VA provides all care for mental and physical health conditions related to military sexual traum...
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is providing all care for mental and physical health conditions related to military sexual trauma (MST) free of charge, and veterans do not need to have reported their experiences of MST at the time.
The National Guard Educational Foundation will provide up to $1,000 / year higher education scholarships for Guardsmen wounded in OEI, OIF, or OND.
Ten (10) scholarships will be awarded in this round. The deadline for application submission is Ju...
This list current February, 2017.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) implemented the pre-need burial eligibility determination program to assist anyone who would like to know if they are eligible for burial in a VA national cemetery. VA is promoting pre-need eligibility determination...
Pennsylvania Department of Military & Veterans Affairs and Dept. of Agriculture honor veterans at PA Farm Show
Harrisburg, January 13, 2017--&nb...
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Hire Our Heroes have teamed up to offer training for Veterans in cybersecurity, in support of Veterans join our nation’s cybersecurity workforce.
VA Launches New No-Cost Training Programs
Programs Designed to Help Transitioning Service members and Veterans Develop New Skills and Credentials
WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today launched two new no-cost training progra...Read on...