Our annual meeting was held on May 31st, 2018. It was well attended by the MAC board, local military commanders, and other community organizations. The annual meeting gives MAC the opportunity to learn of community events and other initiatives the military is taking in our region.
Serving in the military provides valuable skills that veterans can use for the rest of their lives, so it’s no wonder that so many former service members have gone on to run their own businesses after returning to civilian life. In fact, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has estimated that there are approximately 2.4 […]
Meet our members: Jack Wagner has a long and storied career, spanning active duty, politics, and now helping veterans find jobs.
Polly Bozdech-Veater military career began in the Navy, and her work has taken her around the globe. Polly’s story is inspiring, and it’s a shining example of how powerful a role the military can play in a person’s life and in the lives of community stakeholders.
Our video series where we interview MAC members to talk about their backgrounds and their passions continues. Dr. Ronald Poropatich is a retired Army Colonel but still serves the military and his community through his work. His inspirational career has touched many lives, and we are proud that he continues his work in western Pennsylvania.
George A. Huber is currently the Vice Provost for Research Conduct and Compliance at the University of Pittsburgh and his career includes serving as General Counsel for UPMC (playing a role in its original formation) and service in the Pennsylvania Air National Guard where he retired as a State Brigadier General. We’re proud to have […]
Our following infographic displays the facts behind the positive influence of a military presence on the community in which it resides.
The United States military is widely regarded as one of the most advanced and well-trained in the world. Despite our military’s size and history of innovation, servicemen and women often struggle to transition into civilian employment once their military careers come to a close. This seems like a contradiction. How can the men and women […]
Western Pennsylvania is the proud home of more than 235,000 Veterans of the United States Armed Forces. For nearly 35 years, Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania has been honored to work towards our mission of providing those brave men and women – and their families – with housing, employment, and supportive services. In 2016, […]
In honor of Women’s History Month, Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf hosted a second annual event with the Pennsylvania Commission for Women. The event recognized 28 women from Pennsylvania from across the various branches of the military and celebrated their service to our state and our country. Among the honorees was Pauline […]