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Senate of Pennsylvania
Session of 2015 - 2016 Regular Session


Posted: October 11, 2016 04:20 PM
From: Senator Randy Vulakovich and Sen. Jay Costa
To: All Senate members
Subject: Veterans Day at the Capitol 2016 (October 26)

Please join us in sponsoring a resolution recognizing Wednesday, October 26, 2016, as "Veterans Day at the Capitol 2016."

On October 26th, veterans from throughout the Commonwealth will come to the Capitol to highlight the accomplishments and needs of Pennsylvania’s veterans as well as to continue to raise awareness of the issues and benefits veterans receive. Today, there are nearly one million veterans in Pennsylvania. The PA State Veterans Commission - which is comprised of the American Legion, AMVETS, Blinded Veterans Association, Catholic War Veterans of the United States of America, Disabled American Veterans, Jewish War Veterans of the United States, Korean War Veterans Association, Marine Corps League, Military Officers Association of America, Military Order of the Purple Heart, State Association of County Directors of Veterans’ Affairs, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, Italian-American War Veterans of the United States, the Vietnam Veterans of America, American Ex-Prisoners of War, and the Keystone Paralyzed Veterans Association - currently represent and serve our veterans community. Meanwhile, the State Veterans Commission is aided by and works with the PA Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.

SR 147 of 2015 was sponsored by Senators Vulakovich, Argall, Aument, Baker, Boscola, Brewster, Brooks, Costa, Dinniman, Folmer, Fontana, Greenleaf, Hutchinson, Kitchen, Mensch, Pileggi, Rafferty, Scavello, Schwank, Tartaglione, Teplitz, Vogel, Ward, White, Wozniak, and Yudichak.

Again, please join us in sponsoring this resolution. Please call Nate Silcox (Sen. Vulakovich's Office) at 717-787-6538 if you have any questions.

Introduced as SR489