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Memorial Day 2017



Westmoreland County Chair of Honor

POW/MIA Chair of Honor dedicated at courthouse

A permanent reminder of the service men and women who were prisoners of war or never returned home was dedicated Thursday at the Westmoreland County Courthouse.
An empty black chair flanked by United States and Pennsylvania flags, along with banners for prisoners of war and those missing in action, was situated in the front corner of the courthouse lobby. Read more...

Memorial Day services planned for Westmoreland, Fayette

Services to commemorate Memorial Day are planned in Westmoreland and Fayette counties. See the events...

Revolutionary War stone markers need replacing in Derry's Old Salem Cemetery

Their names are right out of the 18th century — Uriah, Nathaniel, Zebulon, Moses.
Veterans of the Revolutionary War, their final resting place is the Old Salem Cemetery on Route 982 in Derry Township.  Read more...

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall

Vietnam Veterans Memorial slated for digital upgrade

They are names on a wall of polished black granite, some 58,000 of them.
When it opened in 1982, visitors to the wall saw their own reflections intertwined with the engraved names of American service members who died in Vietnam and Southeast Asia. They saw a linkage of their lives with the deaths of the fallen and the fractured state of the nation depicted in one long artistic rendering.  Read on...

Military Discounts

Military.com lists several discounts for those who have served. http://www.military.com/discounts  Westmoreland Co. Dept. of Veterans Affairs provides this for informational purposes only but does not endorse any of the offers listed.

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