East Penn Press

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

VETERANS

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Amputee and Paralyzed Veterans Pension Program assists Pennsylvania veterans in the application process to obtain a pension of $150 per month.

To be eligible, the applicant must have served in the military honorably; was a resident of Pennsylvania upon entering the military; and must have suffered an injury or incurred a disease resulting in the loss or loss of use of two or more extremities (arms/hands or legs/feet) as a result of performance of duties connected with the military service, with a VA rating of 40 percent or more for each extremity.

Pennsylvania veterans should apply by contacting the County Veterans Affairs Director in their county of residence. For more information, visit www.dmva.pa.gov or www.facebook.com/padmva or www.twitter.com/padmva.