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Posted on: July 18, 2014

Free Gateway Clipper Cruises for Military and Veterans

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All Military Active Duty, Reserves & Veterans

Ride a Gateway Clipper Fleet One Hour Sightseeing Cruise Mondays through September 22 for FREE

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Posted on: April 24, 2014

VA Warns of Pension Poaching Scams

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The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) pension exists to help financially disadvantaged wartime Veterans and their survivors.

Individuals and organizations are available to help you file a VA pension claim free of... Read on...

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Posted on: March 25, 2014

VA Removes Annual Income Reporting Requirement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 24, 2014

VA Removes Annual Income Reporting Requirement
Eliminates Burden on Veterans, Improves Customer Service

WASHINGTON –The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is eliminating the... Read on...

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Posted on: March 4, 2014

Governor Corbett Announces New Veterans Designation on Driver Licenses and Identification Card

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March 4, 2014

Governor Corbett Announces New Veterans Designation on Driver Licenses and Identification Cards

Harrisburg – Surrounded by veterans and members of the... Read on...

Posted on: February 24, 2014

Driver's licenses to ID veterans

Starting March 1, PennDOT will issue driver's licenses carrying a special designation for Pennsylvania's 950,000 military veterans...

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Posted on: December 16, 2013

Westmoreland County Civil War Monument Finds Temporary New Home

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The Union Soldier who normally stands atop the Westmoreland County Veterans Monument has taken temporary residency in the courthouse lobby. Stop in and say “hi”.

Those wishing to contribute to the project can drop off a... Read on...

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Posted on: October 31, 2013

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: 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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Posted on: March 13, 2013

Monessen Satellite Office

This office will serve Westmoreland veterans and their families residing in the Mon Valley region. Clients can schedule an appointment by calling our main office at 724-830-3530. Office hours for the new site are 8:30 am -... Read on...