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Educational gratuity program offers financial assistance to eligible children of veterans 

As the school year approaches, the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) wants eligible children of veterans to know the Educational Gratuity Program provides financial assistance for those attending post-high school... — Updated 8/17/2021

 

Educational gratuity program offers financial assistance to eligible children of veterans

As the school year approaches, the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) wants eligible children of veterans to know the Educational Gratuity Program provides financial assistance for those attending post-high school... — Updated 8/12/2021

 

Military job fair at stadium

DAV and RecruitMilitary are joining forces to attract, hire and retain military veterans and military spouses in the Pittsburgh area. The free hiring event on Thursday, July 11, 2019, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Heinz Field, 100 Art... — Updated 6/19/2019

 

Kiersten Ketter

U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman Kiersten L. Ketter graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an... — Updated 3/12/2019

 

USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720) returns from Final Deployment

The Los Angeles-class, fast-attack submarine USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720) returned to its homeport at Naval Submarine Base New London on Monday, Feb. 25, marking the successful... — Updated 3/7/2019

 

Pennsylvania veterans' homes offer memory care services

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness and Caregivers Month, which serves as an optimal time to let people know that the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) offers care for residents with memory lo... — Updated 11/23/2018

 

Terrance L. Wroniak

U.S. Air Force Airman Terrance L. Wroniak graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive,... — Updated 9/25/2018

 

Brentwood native serves aboard Navy warship in San Diego, CA

A Brentwood, Pennsylvania, native and 2013 Brentwood High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard USS Anchorage. Petty Officer 3rd Class Luke Bernardo is an electrician's... — Updated 2/21/2018

 

Nurses to hold services for veterans in South Park

The Southwestern Pennsylvania Registered Nurses Club will hold its 25th Veterans’ Day Memorial Service at the South Park nursing war memorials on Corrigan Drive at noon on Saturday, Nov. 11. All nurses who served in the... — Updated 10/26/2017

 

Soldiers & Sailors will honor WWII veterans

In recognition of Veterans Day and the ongoing 75th Anniversary of World War II, Soldiers & Sailors in partnership with the Veterans Breakfast Club is hosting a special event to honor and celebrate the region’s WWII veterans. On... — Updated 10/19/2017

 

Airman Jake E. Meadville

U.S. Air Force Airman Jake E. Meadville graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military... — Updated 6/29/2017

 

Thylia M. Brown

U.S. Air Force Airman Thylia M. Brown graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week... — Updated 5/25/2017

 

Zachary McGrail

U.S. Air Force Airman Zachary W. McGrail graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive,... — Updated 4/24/2017

 

Study finds improved access to care for veterans

A recent study conducted by the University of Pittsburgh Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Program Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU), in conjunction with the... — Updated 1/3/2017

 

Celebration will honor, salute local veterans

On the Thursday before Memorial Day, Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania will host A Tribute to Veterans at Carnegie Museum of Pittsburgh Music Hall, which brings together 600 people including honorable veterans,... — Updated 5/25/2016

 

Navy Club open to those who served in waterborne services

Navy Club of the United States of America is a veterans’ organization for men and women who served in the waterborne services. Navy Club was the first National Service Organization chartered by an act of Congress to exclusively... — Updated 5/23/2016

 

Joseph J. Wetzel

U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Joseph J. Wetzel graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training... — Updated 5/23/2016

 

Taraya L. Thompson

U.S. Air Force Airman Taraya L. Thompson has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military... — Updated 3/14/2016

 

Mayor launches Homefront Pittsburgh initiative for veterans

Mayor William Peduto has launched Homefront Pittsburgh, an initiative focusing on veterans and military families, during a service event in Hazelwood. Homefront Pittsburgh is an effort to ease the transition veterans face from... — Updated 9/14/2015

 

Ryan J. Dunlap

U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Ryan J. Dunlap graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included... — Updated 6/22/2015

 

Science Center hosts Veterans Appreciation Day on June 6

On June 6, the 71st anniversary of D-Day, U.S. military veterans are invited to Veterans Appreciation Day, a movie screening and reception at Carnegie Science Center. Veterans are invited to see the movie D-Day: Normandy 1944 at... — Updated 6/1/2015

 

Job training for young veterans

Sgt. James P. Cryster VFW Post 6675 will hold a meeting at 1930 Sidney St. on April 1, at 6 p.m., for young veterans looking for potential employment. The pilot job program is sponsored by South Side organizations, the Veterans... — Updated 3/23/2015

 

Desert Shield/Storm vets urged to apply for bonus

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, is reminding his fellow veterans of operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm they qualify for a special one-time payment in honor of their service. To qualify for the bonus, veterans must... — Updated 3/23/2015

 

Tyler T. Daniels

Army Pvt. Tyler T. Daniels has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Ga. During the nine-week training period, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship and bayonet... — Updated 10/27/2014

 

Nickolas Austin

Pvt. Nickolas Austin, son of Biff and Crystal Austin, recently completed Army basic and Advanced Individualized Training at the U.S. Army Maneuver Support Center, Fort Leonard... — Updated 5/5/2014

 

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