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Central Pennsylvania native Joe Novak survived grievous wounds as a Marine reconnaissance sergeant in Vietnam. Now he is a collector of knickknacks, from an autographed photo of an archbishop to a motorcycle once owned by rock ’n’ roll legend Jimi Hendrix.
Current military personnel of all ages, veterans, and their families found benefits information and job opportunities recently at the fourth annual Veterans’ Expo & Job Fair at Spooky Nook Sports, Manheim.
Representatives from the Recorder of Deeds office will be on hand at the Veterans’ Expo & Job Fair on Nov. 2, helping all honorably discharged Lancaster County veterans record their DD-214 papers and enroll in the free Thank a Vet veterans discount program.
Jay Snyder’s war ended 51 years ago. But after retiring from a distinguished career working for the Pennsylvania state government and as the leading tennis official in the United States, the war now seems as close as it’s been since he left Vietnam in 1966.
Area veterans of all ages, active military, and their families are urged to attend the Veterans’ Expo & Job Fair, a free, one-day event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29, at the Radisson Hotel Harrisburg, 1150 Camp Hill Bypass, Camp Hill.
Memorial Day began in the 19th century as “Decoration Day,” when citizens were encouraged to decorate the graves of soldiers who’d died in the Civil War.
As part of Department of Veterans Affairs’ commitment to put resources, services, and all technology available to reduce veteran suicide, VA has launched an innovative program called Recovery Engagement and Coordination for Health – Veterans Enhanced Treatment (REACH VET).
A recent VA study points to a possible breakthrough in differentiating between post-traumatic stress disorder and mild traumatic brain injury, otherwise known as a concussion.
Col. Robert D. Wilcox, World War II Air Force veteran and longtime veterans columnist for 50plus LIFE, was awarded a Quilt of Valor during a recent meeting of his local chapter of the Military Officers Association.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is amending its regulation on copayments for veterans’ outpatient medications for non-service-connected conditions.
Helen Meiser came to the Lebanon VA Medical Center upon retiring from Cedar Haven Nursing Home after nearly 30 years of service. Meiser has volunteered more than 13,000 hours since 2008.
The Downingtown Area Senior Center held its annual Veterans Day celebration on Friday, Nov. 11.
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