Symposium on Military Veterans in Civilian Society

| April 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Tri-Vets Community Task Force of Luzerne, Lackawanna and Wyoming Counties will present a symposium on the Joint Chiefs of Staff’s plan to link public, private, and governmental support for service members, veterans, and their families to ensure a seamless transition to civilian society.

Keynote speaker for the symposium is Colonel David W. Sutherland, Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff , with principle focus on Warrior and Family Support.  He is the co-author of  “Sea of Goodwill: Matching the Donor to the Need”,  a white paper that focuses on education, access to health care and employment as the most essential factors that lead military members and their families to successful reintegration.

The symposium will take place at Luzerne County Community College Educational Conference Center, May 6, 2011.  The no-cost event will be from 10:00 am – 1: 00 pm and is open to representatives from Luzerne, Wyoming, and Lackawanna Counties service provider community, military and veteran service organizations.

To register for the event, download the .pdf brochure or visit the Tri-Vets Community Task Force online registration.

For more information about this event, please contact Michael Zimmerman, Executive Director of Family Service Association of Wyoming Valley, 570-823-5144 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 570-823-5144 end_of_the_skype_highlighting.

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