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Pittsburgh Regional Benefit Office


Local Events and Happenings

Veterans Town Hall & Resource Fair

Date and Time: Friday, March 23, 2018 | 10:00am – 11:30am

Location: Pittsburgh VA Medical Center | University Drive Campus | University Dr., Pittsburgh PA 15240

Event: VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System Director Karin McGraw invites you to attend the Veterans Town Hall and Resource Fair. Veterans, their families, and the public are welcome to attend. Front line employees, including experts from the Veterans Benefits Administration Pittsburgh VA Regional Office will also be available to offer on-the-spot assistance with individual questions and concerns.

Expected Participants: Veterans, dependents, and stakeholders

Veterans Workshop

Date and Time: Wednesday, March 28, 2018 | 10:00am – 3:00pm

Location: Work Force West Virginia | 1275 Warwood Ave., Wheeling, WV 26003

Event: Work Force West Virginia and American Job Center are sponsoring a workshop for any Veterans who are looking for resources as well as ways to improve their current situations. Representatives from the Pittsburgh Regional Office's Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment division will be available to provide assistance and answer benefits-related questions.

Expected Participants: Veterans, Service Members, and their Families

Inside Veterans Benefits

Bureau of Labor Statistics logoVeteran Unemployment Rate

In February 2018, the unemployment rate for all Veterans was 3.5 percent. The national unemployment rate was 4.1 percent.

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Thomas RussellChanged His Life

Air Force Veteran Thomas Russell credits the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment program with changing his life. Now, as a VA employee, he helps other Veterans.

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Veteran scuba divers.'You're Free'

LifeWaters is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization that teaches adaptive scuba diving to disabled Veterans and first responders.

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A Service member holding a laptop.Blended Retirement System Checklist

Military Saves, in collaboration with the Department of Defense's Office of Financial Readiness, put together a “Five-Step Blended Retirement System Checklist to Success.”

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Two Veterans Day postersCalling All Artists

Are you an artist? Submissions for the 2018 National Veterans Day Poster Contest are being accepted until April 1, 2018.

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Office Information

Pittsburgh Regional Benefit Office

1000 Liberty Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm