Finding inspiration in sports – injured Veteran hopes to compete in 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio
VA allowance helps ease financial burden of competition
Tom Giannettino was in a dark place. And he knew it.
“I hit rock bottom and it was horrible,” says the Air Force Veteran, describing his recovery from a traumatic injury he suffered in 2010 while working undercover for the New York state police.
American Legion Flag Bookazine
The American Legion’s 116-page bookazine dedicated to telling the story of Old Glory is now available for individual or bulk orders with delivery in November. “Indivisible: The Story of Our Flag” – part of the Legion’s 100th Anniversary celebration – is designed like a magazine but is produced with a heavy, durable stock. The bookazine describes...
Pennsylvania DMVA Implements Standardized Grievance Policy at State Veterans Homes
In recognition of National Residents’ Rights Month and its importance to the quality of life and care for those residing in long-term care facilities, the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) has standardized the resident grievance policy at its six state veterans homes.
“Our goal has always...
Pennsylvania expands education benefits for veterans
Military personnel can be assigned to serve around the globe, but when veterans come to Pennsylvania, out-of-state tuition and fees in higher education can be a financial burden.
That won’t be the case anymore, thanks to a state law. Pennsylvania was required by a new federal law — called the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of...