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06 Apr, 2017, 13:00 ET Pennsylvania State Veterans' Homes Recognize Nearly 2,500 Volunteers

The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs' six state veterans homes this month are recognizing and thanking their 2,491...


27 Mar, 2017, 12:00 ET DMVA Seeks Help From Community To Honor All From PA Who Paid Ultimate Sacrifice In Vietnam

The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) wants to help pay tribute to all of the men and women from Pennsylvania who died as a result...


20 Mar, 2017, 13:00 ET Getting Help to Apply for Veterans Benefits Should Never Come With a Fee, says Pennsylvania DMVA

Veterans, active military and their dependents should never pay for help to apply for veteran's benefits, according to the Department of Military...


07 Mar, 2017, 14:45 ET Tax Time Offers Opportunity to Help Pennsylvania's Military Families

Individuals filing their 2016 Pennsylvania personal income taxes can help Pennsylvania's military personnel and their families by donating part or...


02 Dec, 2016, 12:52 ET Year In Review: Military and Veterans Affairs Supports Pennsylvania's Service Members, Veterans, Families

With Pennsylvania having the third largest National Guard and the fourth largest veteran population in the country, the Pennsylvania Department of...


10 Jun, 2016, 15:58 ET DMVA Celebrates 25th Annual State Veterans' Homes Week

Pennsylvania's six veterans' homes, operated by the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, have planned special activities for residents,...


01 Jun, 2016, 13:30 ET Acting Adjutant General Hosts Annual Fishing Tournament for Residents of State Veterans Homes

 Residents from three State Veterans Homes spent the day at the Dauphin County Anglers & Conservationists Club in Dauphin for an annual...


24 May, 2016, 11:00 ET Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Now Accepting Online Donations Benefitting the Pennsylvania Veterans' Memorial

 With Memorial Day quickly approaching, the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) has added a new opportunity for...


09 Mar, 2016, 11:45 ET Tax Time Offers Opportunity to Help Pennsylvania's Military Families

 Individuals filing their 2015 Pennsylvania personal income taxes can help Pennsylvania's military personnel and their families by donating...


17 Dec, 2015, 15:26 ET Veterans Encouraged to Connect with DMVA for Assistance With Obtaining Benefits, Services

The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs encourages Pennsylvania veterans to connect with them via their new online...


13 Nov, 2015, 15:31 ET New Websites Debut for Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, PA National Guard, Fort Indiantown Gap

The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) has unveiled newly redesigned websites at new addresses for the department at...


11 Nov, 2015, 11:45 ET Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs is Now Accepting Online Donations Benefitting Veterans, Families

 The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) has unveiled an online donation application at www.donate.dmva.pa.gov that...


02 Nov, 2015, 14:30 ET Donations Sought for Preservation of Pennsylvania Veterans' Memorial

 With Veterans Day quickly approaching, the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) encourages individuals and...


23 Oct, 2015, 13:00 ET Pennsylvania DMVA Implements Standardized Grievance Policy at State Veterans Homes

 In recognition of National Residents' Rights Month and its importance to the quality of life and care for those residing in long-term care...


12 Jun, 2015, 12:42 ET Special Activities Planned to Highlight Work of State Veterans' Homes

Pennsylvania's six veterans' homes, operated by the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, have planned special activities throughout next...


30 Jan, 2015, 12:15 ET Tax Time Offers Opportunity to Help PA Military Families

Individuals filing their 2014 Pennsylvania personal income taxes can help Pennsylvania's military personnel and their families by donating part or...


29 Aug, 2014, 14:00 ET Only One Year Left to Apply for Pa. Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans Bonus

The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs reminds Pennsylvania Veterans that they have until Aug. 31, 2015 to apply for a special one-time...


18 Aug, 2014, 14:24 ET PA National Guard Invites Public to Fort Indiantown Gap Open House

The Pennsylvania National Guard is scheduled to host a free public open house at Muir Army Airfield, Fort Indiantown Gap, Lebanon County, on...


15 Jul, 2014, 15:00 ET Pennsylvania Military and Veterans Affairs Hall of Fame Welcomes Two New Inductees

 The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs today inducted Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery and...


24 Jun, 2014, 10:12 ET State Bonus Available to Pennsylvania Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans

 The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs reminds Pennsylvania veterans that it offers a special one-time payment to honor the service...


06 Jun, 2014, 10:34 ET Pennsylvania to Observe 23rd State Veterans Homes Week, June 8-14

Pennsylvania's six veteran's homes, operated by the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, will celebrate the 23rd annual State Veterans...


04 Jun, 2014, 14:00 ET Fort Indiantown Gap to Offer Free Guided Tours of Rare Regal Fritillary Butterfly Habitat

 This July, visitors are invited to see the only population of rare Regal Fritillary butterflies in Pennsylvania at Fort Indiantown Gap, near...


06 May, 2014, 14:00 ET PA National Guard to Host Statewide Emergency-Preparedness Exercise

The Pennsylvania National Guard is hosting a multi-agency emergency-preparedness exercise called Vigilant Guard, May 7-16, at Fort Indiantown Gap,...


24 Mar, 2014, 11:33 ET Pennsylvania DMVA Announces Veterans' Trust Fund Grant Recipients

 The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs has selected 9 Pennsylvania-based organizations to receive $342,020 in grants from the...


01 Nov, 2013, 14:00 ET PA Adjutant General Honors Historic Puerto Rican Army Regiment

 Pennsylvania adjutant general Maj. Gen. Wesley Craig today honored Puerto Rico's 65th Infantry Regiment during an event organized by the...