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Aug 07, 2015, 11:10 ET

Holly Petraeus to Lead Town Hall Meeting at August 22 'Making $ense of Finance' Conference in Erie

 Holly Petraeus, widely known for her work strengthening consumer financial protection for members of the armed forces, will host a town hall...

Jul 30, 2015, 15:42 ET

Registration opens for March for the Fallen; 28-mile, 14-mile, 5K and 1K Kids Run

Fort Indiantown Gap's Family and Morale, Welfare & Recreation's annual event honoring service members who made the ultimate sacrifice is open...

Jul 29, 2015, 11:54 ET

Pa. Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans Bonus Will End Aug. 31 Unless Senate Votes For Extension

Veterans might not get any additional time to apply for the Pennsylvania Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans Bonus if the state Senate doesn't reconvene...

Jul 16, 2015, 15:42 ET

'Making $ense Of Finance' Conference To Assist Northwest PA Military, Veterans Make Sound Financial And Investment Decisions

Secretary of Banking and Securities Robin L. Wiessmann and Maj. Gen. James R. Joseph, The Adjutant General of Pennsylvania, today announced that...

Jun 25, 2015, 13:58 ET

PA Governor Wolf Proclaims June as "PTSD Awareness Month", June 27 PTSD Awareness Day

In an effort to raise public awareness about Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and its effective treatments, Governor Tom Wolf has proclaimed...

Jun 12, 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...

May 22, 2015, 17:04 ET

Public Encouraged to Submit Photos for Vietnam Veteran "Faces Never Forgotten" Initiative

The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA), in partnership with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. (VVMF), is hoping to locate...

Apr 30, 2015, 10:57 ET

2015 Pennsylvania Veterans Symposium & Expo Announced

Pennsylvania service members and veterans of all military branches and components are invited to attend the Pennsylvania Veterans...

Mar 24, 2015, 10:15 ET

DMVA Announces Grants to Provide Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Treatment for Veterans

 The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) has selected four 501(c)3 non-profit organizations to receive $500,000 in grants for...

Mar 06, 2015, 17:06 ET

Pennsylvania DMVA Announces Veterans' Trust Fund Grant Recipients

The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) has selected 12 Pennsylvania County Directors of Veterans Affairs Offices to receive $99,840...

Mar 06, 2015, 14:45 ET

Only Six Months Left to Apply for Pa. Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans Bonus

 The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs reminds Pennsylvania veterans that they have until August 31, 2015 to apply for a special...

Jan 30, 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...

Nov 06, 2014, 13:27 ET

Pennsylvania to Offer Veterans Forum, Providing a Broad Range of Information to Veterans and Their Families

The Pennsylvania Departments of Public Welfare (DPW) and of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) are sponsoring the 2014 PA Veterans Forum,...

Aug 29, 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...

Aug 18, 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...

Jul 15, 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...

Jun 24, 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...

Jun 06, 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...

Jun 04, 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...