Post meetings are held every first Thursday of the month at 1930hrs.
The VA's Staff Sergeant Parker Gordon Fox Suicide Prevention Grant Program. The grant is a three-year community-based grant program that will provide financial assistance to eligible entities to provide or coordinate the provision of suicide prevention services
Pennsylvania Legislation to establish the Purple Star School Program in Pennsylvania, sponsored by Rep. Karen Boback chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, advanced to the Senate after its unanimous passage in the House of Representatives Feb. 8.
The 2022 VFW Auxiliary’s Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest is accepting entries until March 31.
What is election by acclamation? Do you know your Roberts Rules?
HARRISBURG, PA – Pennsylvania Veterans of Foreign Wars Commander Nathaniel Smith presented the Eagle Award to U.S. Navy Command Master Chief Sean Baily during the Pennsylvania VFW Midwinter Conference in Lancaster, Pa. Saturday, Jan. 22.
LANCASTER, PA – Saturday, Jan. 22, the Pennsylvania Veterans of Foreign Wars held its annual Voice of Democracy banquet at the Wyndham Resort & Convention Center where the winners for the statewide competition were announced:
MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – Over snaking slant walls and treacherous jumps, under menacing barbed wire and slogging up a steep climb with a 50-pound sack of sagging sand, Master Sgt. Joshua March pushed through and pressed on.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback(R)Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming, chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, on Monday led a voting meeting at which six pieces of legislation to benefit Pennsylvania’s military members, veterans and emergency responders were unanimously approved.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming), majority chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, joined by members of the committee, Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) and Adjutant General Mark Schindler, today stand in support of veterans across the Commonwealth by announcing a Veterans Day package of bills running in the House of Representatives this week.
35th Year of the VOD-Patriots Pen Winners
The 28 Infantry Division Mess commissioned Mr. Larry Selman to create a print that commemorates the 20th Anniversary of September 11, 2001. The print depicts 28 Infantry Division's contributions to the Global War on Terrorism.
Munhall-Witaker VFW Post 6673 improved its post and continued its important mission of supporting the community despite COVID-19.
Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming), majority chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, joined by members of the committee and other House members, along with Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin), stand in support of the ‘For Those Who Served’ package of bills aimed at assisting veterans and their families.
The new memorial honoring World War I soldiers is now open in Washington DC, located in Pershing Park at 14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest for those who were not aware.
VFW member and DLA Distribution employee Donnie Thompson to receive 2021 Spirit of Hope award
In recognition to those who served or are serving in the military during the Afghanistan conflict, VFW Keith-Holmes Post 402 will be hosting an honor parade starting 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, that will run from Thorn Run to Broadway in Coraopolis. Immediately afterwards, a celebration slated to include live music and food trucks will take place near the post home on Mill Street.
TUNKHANNOCK – Rep. Karen Boback majority chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee conducted a public hearing on Tuesday morning highlighting the potential restructuring of the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) and certain programs that the department administers.
Pennsylvania State VFW Commander Ronald J. Peters signed a proclamation setting Feb. 20, 2021 as Front Line Workers Day.
The Pennsylvania VFW Headquarters recently transitioned to a new website platform.
VFW Post 9788 in Horsham, Pa. is starting to thrive after almost being non-existent.
Soldiers from the 28th Expeditionary Aviation Brigade continue their mission through out the Middle East. Since this is a Pennsylvania National Guard unit many will have the opportunity to become VFW members.
Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale on Wednesday released a new report on deficiencies at the Southeastern Veterans’ Center — where at least 42 people died of COVID-19 — and called on Gov. Tom Wolf to release the results of an investigation into how the state-run nursing home handled the coronavirus.
Officials released a special report on Wednesday that raises questions about how the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs managed the COVID-19 outbreak that led to dozens of deaths at veterans’ homes.
Pennsylvania has not been shy when it comes to expanding gambling. In recent years, it’s exploded beyond the original slot machine casinos at horse racing facilities. You can now find table games and sports wagering in those casinos, I-Lottery, and video gaming terminals at truck stops.