Darlene Johnson from Dog T.A.G.S. Program told our Legionnaires about their program during the 97th Department Convention. T.A.G.S. stands for Train, Assist, Guide and Serve.
“Healing the Invisible Wounds of Military Conflict”
Dog T.A.G.S. (Train Assist Guide Serve) is a service dog owner training program for veterans suffering from PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and TBI (Traumatic...
Colton Peloquin of the Founding Fathers Brewing Company was at the Department Convention on Saturday. They are an American owned, American brewed and they donate 50% of their profit to the American Legion. Phil Knutsen founded the Founding Fathers Brewing Company on the idea that very cent that Founding Fathers Brewing Company makes stays in America.
“I started Founding Fathers with the mission...
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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...