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Posted on: April 15, 2021

VA Pittsburgh COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Saturday April 17

VAPHS University Drive Campus

VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System (VAPHS) will host a COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Saturday, April 17 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at our University Drive campus in Oakland. Appointments are not required but are recommended. You can schedule an appointment by callin...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Military Share Food Distribution

Elks Military Food Share

The Norwin Elks along with staff members from the White Oak Vet Center and with the support of the Westmoreland County Food Bank will host a 

Military Share food distribution program at the Norwin Elks 

at 135 Elks Lane, Irwin, PA 15642 on...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: March 29, 2021

VA extends debt relief for Veterans

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VA is extending debt relief for Veterans through September 30, 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

SAVE LIVES Act Allows VA to Soon Provide COVID-19 Vaccinations to all Veterans, Spouses & Caregivers

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 24, 2021

SAVE LIVES Act allows VA to soon provide COVID-19 vaccinations to all Veterans, their spouses and caregivers

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden signed the SAVE LIVES Act into law today, expanding VA’s le...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: March 17, 2021

How to Confirm Individual Helping File Your VA Claim is Accredited by US Dept of Veterans Affairs

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The Accreditation Search Index, provides state-by-state contact information, as well as a downloadable list, of Veterans Service Organization (VSO) representatives, attorneys and claims agents who stand ready to assist with preparing VA claims in an ethic...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: March 15, 2021

2020 Annual Report for VA Healthcare VISN 4

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In this report, read stories of a caring, professional staff who overcame COVID-19’s challenges to keep Veterans safe while continuing to provide the excellent care they earned and deserve.

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

VA Pittsburgh Regional Office Calendar of Events

Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Regional Office

Regional Office Reopens to Public March 15, Virtual Veterans Townhall March 24, Virtual Veteran Employment Services & more...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Virtual Treatment for Veterans Dealing with Substance Use

Teletherapy for Veterans

Veteran and First Responder (VFR) Healthcare has partnered with PA Department of Military and Veterans Affairs to provide Intensive Outpatient Treatment via telehealth for substance use disorder specifically designed for Veterans and their families.

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Veterans: Stay Safe From COVID-19 Vaccine Scams

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Criminals continue to capitalize on coronavirus pandemic

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Twin Enemies Vex U.S. Troops: Fraud and Identity Theft

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Active-duty personnel, veterans and reserve forces targeted by scammers

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Veterans Project New Hope 2021 Retreats - June 12-16 & July 3-7

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Four nights lodging and all meals are provided at NO charge to disabled veterans and their immediate family.

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Updated Office Hours

COVID-19 related update

June 29, 2020

Due to COVID 19 the Westmoreland County Department of Veteran Affairs office will not be offering in-person services until further notice.  Our office is open to pick up and drop off paperwork, recorded military discharges, etc. We r...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Delays in Obtaining Military Documents for Eligibility Determinations

Dear Funeral Directors:

We are asking for your assistance. As you may be aware, the government’s primary repository for military personnel records, the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC), has been closed to the public since March due to the...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Reminder for Veterans to Review, Update Benefits They Have Earned

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All veterans should occasionally check with an accredited veteran service officer to see if changes in a veteran’s circumstances or changes to benefit policies may have modified the programs they are eligible to receive

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Posted on: February 13, 2020

War Related Illness and Injury Study Center

Click on the link below for more info.

War Related Illness and Injury Study CenterClick on the link below for more info.


Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: February 4, 2020

Military Medals

Search our Unclaimed Property database for
military decorations from various conflicts.

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