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PA VETCONNECT

PA VETCONNECT is a regional initiative by the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran’s Affairs (DMVA) to identify and create partnerships with local community resources and providers that can serve veterans and their families. This includes resources that are not traditionally thought of as veterans’ services or programs.

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Veteran’s Action Council

The PNGAS VAC prioritizes and advances legislation helping veterans; facilitates initiatives with the Department of Military and Veteran’s Affairs (DMVA) to help connect veterans to a broad range of services available at the local and state level; supports communications between local/state veteran’s programs and DMVA to reduce overlap and develop synergies.

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PNGAS Supports Passage of H.R.7445, S.4176

Members of the National Guard and Reserves activated for COVID-19 pandemic response, civil unrest and natural disasters could gain access to Department of Veterans Affairs home loans with the passage of H.R.7445|S.4176, introduced on July 1, 2020.

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Guardsman To Guardsman Program (G2G)

G2G offers a grant of up to $500 for Pennsylvania National Guard members and their families who show a qualifying need.

To apply for the program, simply, contact your Family Assistance Center or Airmen/Family Program Managers. The approval authority for all grants rests with the State Family Program Director.

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PNGAS Jobs Board

The Pennsylvania National Guard Associations (PNGAS) mobilized the PNGAS Jobs Board to help Guard members, veterans, their spouses, and families get good, Guard Friendly Jobs. The Jobs Board and all PNGAS programs are fully funded by corporate, foundation, and citizen donations – no taxpayer funds are used to support PNGAS.

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PNGAS Guard-Friendly Schools

Developed by the PNGAS Education Advisory Council, the PNGAS Guard-Friendly School standards were designed to recognize colleges, universities and trade schools which meet or exceed ten (10) baseline criteria that create a supportive learning environment to assist members of the Pennsylvania Guard pursuing post-secondary degrees.

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