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Feb 20, 2018, 12:57 ET Tax Time Offers Opportunity to Help Pennsylvania's Military Families

Individuals filing their 2017 Pennsylvania personal income taxes can help Pennsylvania's military personnel and their families by donating part or...


Feb 02, 2018, 16:28 ET Mobile Veterans Outreach Vans Deliver Information on Benefits, Services Across Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) may be headquartered in Lebanon County, but its ability to reach the state's...


Jan 29, 2018, 13:50 ET More than 500,000 Pennsylvania Veterans Have Opted for Designation on Their Driver's License, Photo ID Card

The number of Pennsylvania veterans who have added a veterans designation to their driver's license or ID card has topped more than half a million...


Jan 26, 2018, 15:58 ET Hollidaysburg Veterans' Home to Hold Open House

The public is invited to an open house at the Hollidaysburg Veterans' Home (HVH) located at 138 Veterans Blvd., Duncansville, on Tuesday, Jan. 30,...


Jan 09, 2018, 15:45 ET Pennsylvania Farm Show Great Opportunity for Veterans to Learn More About Military Benefits, Programs and Services

In addition to enjoying the food, animals and entertainment during the 102nd Pennsylvania Farm Show Jan. 6-13, military veterans are encouraged to...


Jan 04, 2018, 15:50 ET Gino J. Merli Veterans' Center Holds Open House, Showcases Renovations

The public is invited to an open house at the Gino J. Merli Veterans' Center (GMVC) located at 401 Penn Avenue, Scranton, on Sunday, January 7,...


Dec 21, 2017, 13:40 ET Governor, Adjutant General and Pennsylvania National Guard Bring Holiday Spirit to Residents and Staff at State Veterans Homes

Governor Tom Wolf, Maj. Gen. Tony Carrelli, Pennsylvania's adjutant general, and numerous members of the Pennsylvania National Guard recently...


Dec 13, 2017, 11:44 ET Pennsylvania Veterans Honored with Wreaths at Soldiers' and Sailors' Home Cemetery

Members of the community and volunteers from the Pennsylvania Soldiers' and Sailors' Home in Erie will place wreaths on each of the 1,324 graves in...


Sep 28, 2017, 14:15 ET Military and Veterans Affairs Hall of Fame Welcomes Two New Inductees

The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) today inducted two new members into its prestigious Hall of Fame, recognizing...


Sep 19, 2017, 11:02 ET Veterans' Trust Fund Grant Recipients Acknowledged for Improving the Lives of Pennsylvania's Veterans and their Families

Maj. Gen. Tony Carrelli, Pennsylvania's adjutant general for the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA), today at an event in...


Sep 15, 2017, 11:04 ET Veterans' Trust Fund Grant Recipients Acknowledged for Improving the Lives of Pennsylvania's Veterans and their Families

Maj. Gen. Tony Carrelli, Pennsylvania's adjutant general for the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA), today at an event in...


Sep 13, 2017, 14:05 ET Veterans' Trust Fund Grant Recipients Acknowledged for Improving the Lives of Pennsylvania's Veterans and their Families

Maj. Gen. (ret.) Eric Weller, Pennsylvania's deputy adjutant general for veterans affairs with the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs...


Sep 12, 2017, 13:15 ET Veterans' Trust Fund Grant Recipients Acknowledged for Improving the Lives of Pennsylvania's Veterans and their Families

Maj. Gen. Tony Carrelli, Pennsylvania's adjutant general for the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA), today at an event in Camp Hill...


Sep 01, 2017, 17:15 ET Pennsylvania Army National Guard Sends Helicopters, Crew To Texas

Governor Tom Wolf announced that ten soldiers from the Pennsylvania Army National Guard departed today in two Pennsylvania CH-47 Chinook...


Aug 31, 2017, 11:48 ET Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans Benefit Program Ends in One Year

Eligible veterans who served on active duty in the Persian Gulf Theater of Operations from Aug. 2, 1990 to Aug. 31, 1991 have exactly one year from...


Jun 26, 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...


Jun 21, 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...


Jun 09, 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...


Jun 07, 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...


Jun 06, 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...


May 28, 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...


May 27, 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...


May 26, 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...


May 26, 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...


May 26, 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...