Veterans at WW II Memorial
Veterans at WW II Memorial

Many Tricare Users Must Update Payment Information Soon

Many Tricare users who pay annual or monthly enrollment fees or premiums must update their payment information by the end of the month -- or risk losing coverage. Read on...

Pittsburgh area Veterans can be free of Hep C

"I'm free of hepatitis C. You can be, too."

Those two sentences, appearing on area billboards and buses and in newspapers as 2017 comes to a close, are intended to get the attention of veterans serviced by the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System. Read on...

VA Exploring Alternative Treatments for TBI and PTSD

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it will use two innovative treatments to ease the everyday challenges associated with living with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Read on...

VA, Humane Society partner to help veterans

WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced a partnership with the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) to encourage Veterans to consider pet ownership and volunteer opportunities with community organizations, including local animal shelters and humane societies in an effort to pair Veterans with rescued animals. Read more...

Veterans groups urged to apply for share of $800K in Pennsylvania funding

An $800,000 pot of state money will be divvied up next year among nonprofit groups and Veterans Affairs county directors statewide who submit winning proposals for improving the lives of Pennsylvania's veterans, Gov. Tom Wolf announced Monday.  Read on...

Military/Veteran Day at the Farm Show, January 11

Military/Veteran Day at the PA Farm Show is January 11, 2018

See the day's agenda of events including new Homegrown by Heroes farms here.  Following Presentation of the Colors and the National Anthem and Pledge of Allegiance, speakers will include:

  • Secretary Russell Redding, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
  • Major General Eric Weller, Retired, Deputy Adjutant General, Pennsylvania Department of Military & Veteran Aairs
  • Joe Arthur, Executive Director, Central Pennsylvania Food Bank
  • Greg Stegall, Keynote Speaker, Military Share & Mobile Distribution Manager,Central Pennsylvania Food Bank

Navy League Foundation Scholarships

The Navy League Foundation awards scholarships to high school seniors who will attend college in the fall.  Scholarships are available only to children/grandchildren of current/former members of the Sea Services....More...

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