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Pennsylvania Legion Commander to Pittsburgh VA: ‘Grow Up!’
PITTSBURGH (June 16, 2015) – Alarmed at a report that workplace harassment has been a problem in the Pittsburgh VA health system for years, the head of the Pennsylvania American Legion called for a ‘complete culture change’ in order to better serve veterans.
“The latest incident of a VA worker in Oakland being...
Only a month 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 one-time payment to honor their service and sacrifice if they served on active duty in the Persian Gulf Theater of Operations from August 2, 1990 – August 31, 1991.
“With only a few months left...
American Legion National Commander Michael D. Helm expects Congress to pass a budget for the Military Construction-Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill that won’t shortchange the Department of Veterans Affairs.
“Regardless of political gamesmanship being played between Congress and the White House, The American Legion expects VA to be fully funded,” Helm said. “We agree with...
Sons of The American Legion Committee
John A. Eisler, Jr.
Detachment Commander James A. Bradley and his staff have been working diligently to continue the success of the organization with membership as we all know this is the life blood of our organization. The Detachment achieved 91.22% membership as of March 31, 2015 at 53,850 with 4,333 new members. Central Vice Commander Mark Robbins achieved 91.77%...