Author Archive for NEPA VMA

Veterans Appreciation Celebration May 9

| April 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

We’re moved to be part of Team Red, White & Blue’s NEPA Veteran’s Appreciation Celebration. Join us at the beautiful Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in the Seasons Ball Room on May 9, 2012 at 5:30pm for an evening of stories, motivation, reunions, networking and celebration to honor those who have served. Tickets are $25 […]

Admin. of Justice Certificate program via Penn State Wilkes-Barre for National Guard & Vets

| March 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

A new Introduction to Administration of Justice Certificate Program by Penn State will be offered in a convenient format and location for the National Guard and veterans.  This series of four undergraduate courses leads to an academic credential from Penn State and can “step up” or apply to the Administration of Justice degree. Those who […]

Homes on the Homefront Program

| March 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Operation Homefront and Chase have partnered to give away 100 homes this year to military and veteran families through a new program called Homes on the Homefront. The bank is providing the homes and other support to enable Operation Homefront to administer the program. “This program gives any vet who has honorably served his or her country, the chance […]

WBVMAC 2012 Summit on Veteran Homelessness

| February 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Gerry Gurnari and Karla Porter, from our leadership team of veterans who serve veterans, attended the second annual Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center Summit on Veteran Homelessness, along with other area community based veteran centric agencies. During the morning, Bill Mericle provided an update on the Homelessness Plan, David Warke discussed the Healthcare for Homeless Veterans […]

Veterans issues featured on WBRE Newsmakers Sunday, March 11 at 11:00am

| February 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

The topic on WBRE Newsmakers, Sunday, March 11 at 11:00am will focus on how area service providers have networked through Tri-Vets Community Action Team, serving Luzerne, Lackawanna and Wyoming Counties – to better serve area veterans and their families, and what’s in store for the future. Guests on the Show are Tri-Vets Co-Chairs, Amy Freeman […]

Pathway to Federal Employment Seminar

| February 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

NEPAVMA to Host Living With PTSD Seminar

| January 18, 2012 | 2 Comments

We will be hosting a seminar on living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), February 4, 2012 at VFW Post 283, 757 Wyoming Ave, Kingston. The event is geared toward military veterans, their families and members of the community who would like information about PTSD, often misunderstood by both the medical community and the general population. […]

NEPA VMA at Symposium on Veterans

| June 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

NEPA VMA recently participated in The Tri-Vets Community Action Team of Luzerne, Lackawanna and Wyoming Counties  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 was Colonel David W. […]

Weekly BINGO to Support the Work of NEPA VMA

| April 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

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 […]