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Defense Distribution Center (DDC) Susquehanna led by Colonel Trent Conner, U.S. Army, is one of five bases to receive the 2022 Commander-in-Chief’s Award for Installation Excellence which recognizes the outstanding and innovative efforts of the people who operate and maintain U.S. military installations. The five recipients of this highly competitive presidential award were selected for […]
Governor Tom Wolf, on March 04, announced new funding has been awarded through the Pennsylvania Military Community Enhancement Commission (PMCEC) to help make transportation and safety improvements for military installations in Cumberland and Philadelphia counties. “Transportation safety is critical in all walks of life, but particularly when it involves members of our armed forces,” said Gov. […]
The Department of Defense’s Office of Local Defense Community Cooperation released its Fiscal Year 2020 Defense Spending by State supplemental report. This report documents the results of a state-by-state analysis of Department of Defense personnel and contractual spending during Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 in the 50 states and the District of Columbia, and Pennsylvania ranks #9. […]
Did you know United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania offers qualifying veterans and active service personnel free tax preparation? Get help with your tax preparation by people who understand military pay so you can keep more of what you earned. Please call the Veterans Leadership Program (VLP) AT 412-481-8200 to schedule an appointment and find out […]
The Military Affairs Council of Western PA Chair and many others are once again volunteering this tax season to provide free tax preparation for veterans, National Guard, and Reservists at the Veterans Leadership Program. Their volunteers are certified at the ‘Military” level with the IRS and are knowledgeable about Federal and State benefits to veterans […]
A study is underway to highlight the benefits and opportunities of Western Pennsylvania as a logistics center for the military. This study is a joint effort between the Joseph M. Katz International Center for Conflict Resolution at the University of Pittsburgh and Robert Morris University and is funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of […]
The Military Affairs Council was pleased to have U.S. Senator Bob Casey attend our latest Commander’s Breakfast where he heard firsthand the positive impact that the military has on Western Pennsylvania.
Rear Admiral Nancy J. Lescavage, USN (Ret), Executive Director Pennsylvania Military Community Enhancement Commission, and Peter Witmer, Deputy Director, tour local installations with Col. Goodwill, PA ANG HQ; Maj. Baker, 911th Air Lift Wing; Marcel Minutolo, Military Affairs Council, and Chuck Sargent (not pictured here), Commissioner PMCEC. The tour included the 316th ESC, 911th Air […]