pa-veterans

How to support Pa.’s veterans and service members this holiday season

BY: - November 30, 2021

The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs is encouraging Pennsylvanians to donate to nonprofit, tax deductible programs that support the commonwealth’s approximately 800,000 veterans and service members. 

Veterans Day 2021, by the numbers | The Numbers Racket

BY: - November 11, 2021

Data from the 2019 American Community Survey, conducted by the United States Census Bureau tells us that there were 18.2 million military veterans in the United States between 2015-2019. But what else does the data show?

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On being a veteran in 2021, and how we can help the veterans of tomorrow | Charles D. Allen

BY: - November 11, 2021

The Defense Department must keep the faith with military members and their families by preparing for their inevitable return to society.

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The crisis of veterans’ suicides: How one Pa. county is responding | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - September 14, 2021

Calls to a crisis hotline spiked during the last two weeks of August, underlining the need for additional support for veterans and service members.

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Veterans Day 2020: Dulce et Decorum Est | John L. Micek

BY: - November 11, 2020

It’s Veterans Day this Wednesday morning in Pennsylvania and across the nation. And unlike Memorial Day, which is a solemn pause to honor those who have fallen, today is a day to pay tribute to those among us who have stepped up to serve the nation in times of war — and in times of peace. […]

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Veterans Day 2020: What it’s like to be an American veteran today | Charles D. Allen

BY: - November 11, 2020

The Pentagon must keep the faith with veterans and their families. The specter of unemployment, homelessness, and suicide should not be the legacy of military service.

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We’re Pa. veterans: U.S. Rep. Scott Perry puts loyalty to Trump ahead of service members, vets

BY: - September 17, 2020

Perry has made clear that when faced with the choice between duty and political self-interest, he will pick himself every time.

Pa. Senate bill aims to give extra help to vets who get into trouble with the law

BY: - January 29, 2020

Legislation sponsored by Sens. Mike Regan, R-York, and Doug Mastriano, R-Adams, would allow Pennsylvania’s veteran courts, which offer special adjudication and sentencing for military veterans, to take jurisdiction of cases from neighboring counties.