Veteran Benefits and Program Information:
U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
Pittsburgh Regional Office
1000 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Department of Veterans Affairs website
Pension and Related Benefits: 1-800-827-1000
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Contains information regarding Real Estate Tax Exemptions for Veterans, Emergency Financial Assistance, and various other topics.
Pension information for Blind Veterans:
Pension information for Paralyzed Veterans: http://www.milvet.state.pa.us/DMVA/197.htm
National Resource Directory:
Resources for injured, ill, or wounded service members, veterans, and their families.
Task Force for Veterans' Entrepreneurship:
Resources to help veterans create and expand their own businesses.
An online community to help Veterans.
Blue Star Families:
An online community for families of veterans and active service people.
Allegheny County Veteran Services Website
Contains information regarding trade union training programs, veteran bonuses and contact information for war veteran Societies. This website contains valuable information regarding Pennsylvania and Allegheny specific benefits to veterans.
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial
This website provides information about upcoming events for active service members, veterans, and their families.
Obtaining Military Personnel Records/DD 214 and 215 Programs
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Standard Form 180 http://www.archives.gov/st-louis/military-personnel/standard-form-180.html
DD 214/DD 215 Programs
Military Status information and correction forms.
Allegheny County Bar Association Military and Veterans Affairs Committee
http://www.acba.org/ACBA/Members/Committees-Sections/MilitaryVeteransAffComm.asp The ACBA Military and Veterans Affairs Committee (MVAC) is a group of civilian and military attorneys who focus on legal issues regarding active service members and veterans. This website provides a list of resources.