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26 Jun, 2017, 14:24 ET Hundreds of Thousands of Veterans Have Opted for Patriotic Designation on Their Pennsylvania Driver's License, ID Card

More than 440,000 veterans have had the veterans designation added to their Pennsylvania driver's license or ID card since the option was made...


21 Jun, 2017, 10:00 ET 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...


09 Jun, 2017, 10:45 ET Residents, Family Members and Staff Look Forward to Pennsylvania DMVA State Veterans' Homes Week Celebration Activities

Pennsylvania's six veterans' homes, operated by the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, are honoring their residents, family members and...


07 Jun, 2017, 15:45 ET Lithuanian Defense Minister Visits Governor Wolf and PA Guard

Governor Tom Wolf welcomed Lithuanian Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis Monday at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg to discuss...


06 Jun, 2017, 10:00 ET Pennsylvania Fort Indiantown Gap Announces Free Guided 2017 Tours of Rare Regal Fritillary Butterfly Habitat

This June and July 2017, visitors are invited to come see the only population of rare regal fritillary butterflies in the eastern United States at...


28 May, 2017, 10:00 ET Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Thanks Gold Star Family Members at Memorial Service

While attending the Pennsylvania Army National Guard's Annual 28th Infantry Division Memorial Service in Boalsburg May 21, Governor Tom Wolf...


27 May, 2017, 10:00 ET Governor Wolf Praises Pennsylvania's "Iron Division"

Governor Tom Wolf, commander-in-chief of the 20,000-member Pennsylvania National Guard, served as guest speaker at the Pennsylvania Army National...


26 May, 2017, 16:44 ET Governor Wolf Honors Pennsylvania Soldiers Who Died Serving Their Country at Boalsburg Memorial Service

Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf joined several hundred soldiers, veterans, Gold Star families and citizens at the Pennsylvania Army...


26 May, 2017, 14:50 ET 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' Memorial located at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in...


26 May, 2017, 12:45 ET Pennsylvania Soldiers' and Sailors' Home Veteran Residents Welcome Visit by Governor Wolf

With Memorial Day just around the corner, Governor Tom Wolf made a visit to veterans at the Pennsylvania Soldiers' and Sailors' Home (PSSH) in...


01 May, 2017, 13:30 ET Adjutant General Reminds Pennsylvania Drivers That Sales From License Plates Benefit Veterans

As the winter gives way to warmer weather and longer days, more people are hitting the roads enroute to outdoor activities and vacation...


28 Apr, 2017, 10:10 ET Pennsylvania DMVA Fears House Republican Budget Would Cripple Veterans Services

In a letter to chairmen of oversight committees in the House and Senate, Brig. Gen. Tony Carrelli, Pennsylvania's adjutant general, warned that...


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...