Veteran's Affairs

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Our mission is to ensure that Westmoreland County Veterans receive those benefits to which they are entitled. The blessings of liberty have not been won or maintained easily or without great cost. Over the years, it has required the dedication and sacrifice of tens of thousands of servicemen and servicewomen to ensure all Americans can live, work, and worship as they choose.

The health and well-being of our Veterans must remain a top priority of our county, our state, and our nation. We at the Westmoreland County Office of Veterans Affairs are committed to ensure that our Veterans and all Veterans receive those benefits to which they are greatly entitled.

Ours is a gift of service which is gladly shared with all who are in need, throughout the year.

VA Federal Handbook

Federal Benefits

Reserve Component Participant Guide

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  1. Cardboard box full of pantry food items

    Military Share Food Distribution

    The St Vincent De Paul Society with the support of the Westmoreland Food Bank will host a Military Share food distribution program at the Our Lady of Grace Church in Greensburg, Wednesday, April 19, 2023. Register by April 5, 2023 Read on...
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  3. Diverse group of people with words Westmoreland County Department of Human Services Department
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    Veterans in Suicidal Crisis Can Go to any VA or Non-VA Health Care Facility for Free Emergency Care

    Including inpatient or crisis residential care for up to 30 days and outpatient care for up to 90 days. Veterans do not need to be enrolled in the VA system to use this benefit. Additional Info...
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    Veterans: Get Your Flu Shot Today!

    Eligible, enrolled Veterans can get a FREE flu shot at VA Pittsburgh Additional Info...
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    Mary's Market Emergency Food Pantry

    Mary's Market provides canned goods to Veterans who don't always have access to food Additional Info...
  8. Volunteer DAV Van Drivers Needed
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    How to Confirm Individual Helping File Your VA Claim is Accredited by US Dept of Veterans Affairs

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) seeks to raise awareness of a tool to protect Veterans from unethical conduct by unaccredited medical consulting groups charging fees for assistance in preparing initial VA benefits claim. Read on...
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    Virtual Treatment for Veterans Dealing with Substance Use

    Veteran and First Responder (VFR) Healthcare has partnered with PA Department of Military and Veterans Affairs to provide Intensive Outpatient Treatment via telehealth for substance use disorder specifically designed for Veterans and their families. Additional Info...
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    Reminder for Veterans to Review, Update Benefits They Have Earned

    All veterans should occasionally check with an accredited veteran service officer to see if changes in a veteran’s circumstances or changes to benefit policies may have modified the programs they are eligible to receive Additional Info...
  13. 5 Things You Need to Know About the Widows Tax Repeal Included in the NDAA

    The finish line in the fight to repeal the “widows tax” is within sight, and while there are still critical hurdles to clear, the final product of this extensive effort on behalf of military survivors is taking shape. Read on...
  14. War Related Illness and Injury Study Center

    The War Related Illness and Injury Study Center (WRIISC) is a national program dedicated to Veterans’ post-deployment health concerns and unique health care needs. Read on...
  15. VA introduces new direct deposit options for Veterans, beneficiaries

    The program will provide Veterans and their beneficiaries the chance to safely, reliably, and inexpensively receive and manage their VA monetary benefits through financial services at participating banks. Read on...
  16. Military Medals

    Search our Unclaimed Property database for military decorations from various conflicts. Additional Info...
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FREEDOM IS NOT FREE. WE HONOR OUR FALLEN BROTHERS AND SISTERS IN ARMS. Over 1.2 million soldiers, marines, sailors, airmen, and coast guardsmen have made the ultimate sacrifice to our great nation. We thank them for our freedom and dedicate the work we do in their memory.

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