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Last Days in Vietnam, Chapter 1

Last Days in Vietnam, Chapter 1

In April 1975, the North Vietnamese Army was closing in on Saigon.

Pennsylvania American Legion

Pennsylvania American Legion

Our objective is to serve our community, state and nation

Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs

Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs

Providing assistance to PA's 1 million veterans and their families

Pennsylvania Veterans of Foreign Affairs

Pennsylvania Veterans of Foreign Affairs

Our mission is honoring the dead by helping the living

Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center

Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center

Improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation

PBS Videos
A Generation Defined by Vietnam

A Generation Defined by Vietnam

Author and Vietnam veteran Tim O'Brien on Vietnam's impact on the Baby Boomer generation.

Where Soldiers Come From: Capitol Hill Screening Opening...

Where Soldiers Come From: Capitol Hill Screening Opening...

Distinguished presenters introduce the documentary to a Washington, D.C., audience.

Navy Seals - Their Untold Story

Navy Seals - Their Untold Story

A new series coming to WVIA Starting Tuesday, November 11th at 9pm.

Remembering the invasion that turned the tide of WWII
PBS NewsHour

Remembering the invasion that turned the tide of WWII

World leaders and veterans honor the invasion that turned the tide of WWII

A Veteran's Mission

A Veteran's Mission

A Short Film by Jake Danna Stevens

Veterans News

Local Veteran Among Those Installed as Veterans of Foreign Wars State Leader

Posted by PA Dept. of Military and Veterans Affairs on

The Pennsylvania Department of Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) installed its officers for the 2017-18 program year during the organization’s State Convention in June. These line officers will provide leadership and direction for the PA VFW, which is the largest state VFW organization in the country boasting 80,000 members and 430 local posts.

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The Call-In: Your Stories About Veterans Affairs

Last Updated by Quil Lawrence on

This week's Call-In is about the Department of Veterans Affairs: stories from veterans about getting health care and ideas for reforming the whole agency.

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Lock Haven University Hosting 2nd Veteran’s Benefits Expo

Posted by Lock Haven University on

The public is invited to attend LHU’s 2nd Veteran’s Benefits Expo. Come out and explore all of the benefits and services available to our area Veterans and their dependents. You may also find opportunities to get involved to help support our local veterans.

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Military and Veterans Affairs Hall of Fame Welcomes Two New Inductees

Last Updated by PA Dept. of Military and Veterans Affairs on

The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs today inducted two new members into its Hall of Fame, recognizing their exceptional service to the department, the Pennsylvania National Guard and Pennsylvania veterans.

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Warrior Writers

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Empowering Veterans Through Creativity

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Stories of Courage. Stories of Sacrifice. Stories of Service

PBS has joined efforts with trusted public media partners to bring you Stories of Service, a multi-platform initiative that unites powerful stories and conversations around one of our country’s most resilient communities: our military veterans.

As part of PBS’ commitment to sharing stories important to our communities and our world, Stories of Service will connect programming and online initiatives tied to military service across public media. PBS viewers will be able to hear the stories and experiences of veterans as told through PBS’ extensive pipeline of documentaries and specials, and through original digital content coming directly from PBS member stations. Programming highlights include: 

  • Coming Back with Wes Moore
  • National Memorial Day Concert 
  • D-Day 360

“All of the programs under the Stories of Service banner tell compelling stories of those who have served and provide a deeper understanding of our nation’s military history, said Beth Hoppe, PBS Chief Programming Executive and General Manager, General Audience Programming. “As America’s storyteller, PBS is dedicated to informing the public about important issues that touch all communities. Through our programming and online presence, we hope to engage veterans and their families across the nation in sharing their important experiences and informing the broader public about what it takes to serve.”

WVIA Productions
Gino Merli: The Healing Hero

Gino Merli: The Healing Hero

Gino Merli and the story of his extraordinary heroism

War Stories - Pat Solano

War Stories - Pat Solano

War Stories - Pat Solano

War Stories - Alvin "Buddy" Rothstein

War Stories - Alvin "Buddy" Rothstein

War Stories - Alvin "Buddy" Rothstein

War Stories - William T. Cullen Jr.

War Stories - William T. Cullen Jr.

War Stories - William T. Cullen Jr.