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Local Events and Happenings

Allegheny County Veterans Services Outreach Event

Date and Time: Saturday, September 21, 2019 | 9:30am – 11:30am

Location: Bellevue PA Borough Building | 537 Bayne Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15202 | located off California Ave in Bellevue Business District

Event: Veterans, their families, and the public are welcome to attend. An expert from the Veterans Benefits Administration Pittsburgh VA Regional Office will be available to provide information regarding service-connected compensation and to offer on-the-spot assistance with individual questions and concerns.

Expected Participants: Veterans, Dependents, Stakeholders

Beaver County's 1st Annual Veterans Stand Down

Date and Time: Saturday, September 21, 2019 | 10:00am – 2:00pm

Location: American Legion | 415 13th St., New Brighton, PA 15066 | located off California Ave in Bellevue Business District

Event: The Beaver County Homeless Stand Down is sponsored by Cornerstone of Beaver County, in conjunction with the Pittsburgh VHA. Services to be provided include medical screenings, behavioral health services, job search support, housing assistance, social services, haircuts, food, and donation. Veterans, their families, and the public are welcome to attend. An expert from the Veterans Benefits Administration Pittsburgh VA Regional Office will be available to provide information regarding service-connected compensation and to offer on-the-spot assistance with individual questions and concerns.

Expected Participants: Homeless Veterans

Inside Veterans Benefits

Maj. Gen. Maria Barrett, left, presents Brig. Gen. Paula Lodi a beret with one-star rank insignia on July 12VBA Tribute

This week's #VBATribute is for two U.S. Army leaders, Maj. Gen. Maria Barrett and Brig. Gen. Paula Lodi, who're believed to be the first pair of sisters to become generals. Thank you for your service!

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VA SealVA updates on disability rating

VA updates the disability rating schedule for infectious diseases, immune disorders and nutritional deficiencies

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VA Borne the Battle Podcast logoMeet Gary Profit

On episode #155 of VA's Borne the Battle podcast, we meet Army Veteran and Senior Director of Military Programs at Walmart, Gary Profit.

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Harry Colmery, the author is the GI Bill's, houseSaved from Disrepair

Rick and Sylvia Crawford purchased, renovated and saved the home of WWI Veteran Harry Colmery, who is known as the father of the GI Bill. Colmery's former home, built in 1915, is in Topeka, Kansas.

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Veteran and Radford student Mark SheltonRaising Awareness

The Southwest Virginia Student Veterans Alliance hosted the 4th Annual Veteran Suicide Awareness March on 5/27. They walked 14 miles to help raise awareness for Veteran suicide prevention.

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Sharon Townsend standing in front of her houseChoosing VA

Military borrowers are using their VA Home Loan benefit when purchasing a home because of key features not offered by other types of financing.

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Pittsburgh Regional Office

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

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