Veterans’ Expo & Job Fair Returning to York June 16
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, June 16, at Wyndham Garden York, 2000 Loucks Road, York.
Lebanon VAMC Earns Psychology Program Accreditation
The Psychology Doctoral Internship program at Lebanon VA Medical Center has earned a full three-year full accreditation from the American Psychological Association’s Commission on Accreditation.
Scenes from the Veterans' EXPO & Job Fair — Lancaster
- Written by 50plus LIFE 50plus LIFE
Bipartisan Letter Urges VA to Track Scams Targeting Veterans
During a recent hearing entitled “Veterans Scams: Protecting Those Who Protect Us,” Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA), ranking member of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, highlighted his bipartisan letter that calls on the Department of Veterans Affairs to take a more active role in tracking these scams and educating veterans about these schemes.
3 Million More People Will Get Military Shopping Benefits in 2020
- Written by Karen Jowers Karen Jowers
Starting Jan. 1, all service-connected disabled veterans, Purple Heart recipients, former prisoners of war, and primary veteran caregivers will be eligible to shop at commissaries and exchanges, and officials from three federal agencies are preparing the way.
Soldier Stories: Dead on the Drawing Board: The Controversial ‘Atomic Canal’
- Written by Robert Naeye Robert Naeye
Like many young men of military age, Ken Weiler was fully prepared to serve in Vietnam. He had enlisted in the Army, received extensive training in tank warfare, and received orders to be shipped overseas.
Honoring the Achievements of Women in the Military
The words “veteran,” “hero,” and “patriot” usually evoke images of men.
Help Ship Christmas Stockings to Soldiers
Keystone Military Families, which ships 8,000–10,000 holiday stockings to American servicemen and women stationed around the world each year, is seeking monetary donations to help defray its sizable shipping costs.
Savvy Senior: The Long-Term Care Benefit Many Veterans Are Missing Out On
- Written by Jim Miller Jim Miller
Dear Savvy Senior,
I have heard that the VA has a benefit that can help veterans and spouses with long-term care costs. We recently had to move my 86-year-old father — who served in the Army nearly 60 years ago — into an assisted living facility, and my mom isn’t far behind. Can the VA help?
– Seeking Aid