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Date and Time: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 | 2:00pm – 6:00pm
Location: Veterans Memorial Home | 4743 Route 155 Port Allegheny, PA 16743
Event: Veterans and their families are invited to a FREE one-stop shop with VA services and a variety of community resources during the Veteran Resource Fair on Wednesday, Septebmer 19th at the Veterans Memorial Home in Port Allegheny, PA.The event is hosted by the McKean County Community Veteran Engagement Board. Featured services include:
For more information: Contact Zach Pearson at 814.887.3241 or Byron Sutton at 814.363.9100.
Expected Participants: Veterans, dependents, and stakeholders
Date and Time: Saturday, September 22, 2018 | 8:00am – 3:00pm
Location: Stage AE | University Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15240
Event: Stand Down is a day-long services fair for homeless Veterans, including free breakfast and lunch, along with access to 60 health and community service providers. 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: Homeless Veterans
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The 36th Engineer Brigade, active duty soldiers, their families, and other volunteers repainted the Waco VA Medical Center basketball court to help motivate veterans to stay active.
Tech. Sgt. John Chapman, the combat controller who was killed trying to save the lives of a team of Army Rangers in Afghanistan in 2002, was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor.
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