military-and-veterans

Veterans call out Mastriano for ‘shameful’ Confederate Army uniform photo

BY: - September 19, 2022

Dozens of veterans, including five Pennsylvania elected officials, have signed a letter calling out Republican gubernatorial nominee Doug Mastriano for wearing a Confederate Army uniform in a faculty photograph at the U.S. Army War College. Calling Mastriano’s decision to wear the uniform of the 11 Confederate states that fought to keep Black people enslaved shameful, […]

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President Joe Biden applauds Brielle Robinson, daughter of the late Sgt. First Class Heath Robinson, after signing the PACT Act on Aug. 10, 2022. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Law providing health care to burn pit victims ends a decades-old injustice | Opinion

BY: - August 19, 2022

Most important, the PACT Act removes the burden of proof and gives veterans the benefit of doubt at a time of desperate need.

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Pa. awards $800K in grant money to help veterans find jobs | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - March 10, 2022

The Keystone State has the the fourth-largest veteran population in the nation, officials said.

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As we head into 2022, let’s renew our oaths to each other and the nation | Charles D. Allen

BY: - December 28, 2021

Military officers swear to uphold the Constitution. That loyalty to the civilian government keeps us safe.

Preventing veteran suicide this holiday starts with a caring message

BY: - December 8, 2021

 “Anyone who knows a veteran can send a caring message, but it is especially important for veteran advocates and health care providers who regularly see veterans to take the time to reach out with any form of positive communication,” Rick Hamp, the Pennsylvania Governor’s Challenge team lead, said in a statement Wednesday.