Vietnam veterans reunion coming to Westmoreland County


BY MARYANN GOGNIAT EIDEMILLER
For The Bulletin
Members of the Alpha Association will come from all over the country this week for a reunion of soldiers who served in the war in Vietnam. Last year they gathered in Greensburg and this year they’ll be centered at the Ramada Inn Ligonier.  Read more...

Pittsburgh-area vets greeted by warmth, handshakes at D.C. memorials

The handshakes came across the generations and through tears that had been welling up since World War II.
First came the greeting from the National Park Service volunteer who told Norman Samek, “Welcome to your memorial.” Read more, see photos. 

Marine Corps veterans honor their fallen colleagues with run to the North Shore

A siren blared to announce the arrival of U.S. Marine Corps veterans, along with their friends and relatives, who ran the final leg of the Memorial Day 100 Run, which ended Sunday morning at the World War II Memorial in Pittsburgh. Read more.

Lower Burrell WWII vets savor friendship on Memorial Day

World War II veterans Bill Tingle and Charlie Gaitanis have seen a lot of Memorial Days come and go, but few have been as special as Monday's celebration. Read more...

Hiring Fair in Pittsburgh June 12th

The 2018 Hiring Fair is open to all job seekers but with an Operation Hire a Veteran component offering special activities and early access for veterans. Get details here.

Two veterans launch ventures devoted to hiring veterans

Vietnam veterans Tony Accamando  and John Piazza live their lives by the motto, “To say ‘thank you for your service’ is not enough. Hire or Help a Vet.” Read more...

Senate Passes $55 Billion Veterans Affairs Reform Bill

A major Veterans Affairs reform has passed the Senate by 92-5 and is on its way to the White House. The $55 billion bill will change how the VA pays for private care, expand a VA caregiver program and start a review of the VA's aging infrastructure. Read on...

Photos: Observing Memorial Day in Delmont

Twin Valley Cemetery was just one of several stops for the colorguard and rifleguard from the White Valley AMVETS on Monday, May 28, 2018, honoring the men and women who gave their lives in service to the military on the Memorial Day holiday. View the photos.

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