Op/Ed: Remembering and honoring those who serve and sacrifice

By Tom Wolf, Governor, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf welcomes National Guard members returning home from duty in Kuwait last month. On sunny Saturday afternoon last month, a military aircraft carrying returning servicemen and women approached the runway at Harrisburg International Airport, and families – parents, spouses, siblings, and children dressed in red, white and blue – raised handmade...

Op/Ed: Restore state tax exemption for active-duty military

“The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the Veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation.” ~ President George Washington By Tim Gwinn, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Guard Associations Tim Gwinn For 47 years from 1965 to 2012, a grateful...

Veterans’ driver’s licenses to show special designation

Governor kicks off initiative to recognize past military service U.S. military veterans will now be recognized on Pennsylvania drivers’ licenses. Veterans will now have the opportunity to honor their military service on their driver’s license, according to the governor’s office. Surrounded by veterans and members of the Pennsylvania National Guard, Gov. Tom Corbett kicked off the new...