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REBOOT Combat Recovery Training

For Combat Veterans: a FREE 12 week training to address moral wounds from combat. The spiritual injuries are part of  the struggle with PTSD.

Thursdays (6 pm) starting February 6

James A. Danner – VFW Post 537
1095 Pines Road
Etters, PA  17319

FREE training – FREE supper – FREE childcare

Spouses urged to register with service member

Created to aid service members and their families work through their post-traumatic stress. The training focuses on healing the spiritual and moral wounds of war, whether a recent conflict or from 50 years ago. The training is a […]

By |2020-01-06T17:45:23-05:00January 6th, 2020|District News|

Gov. Wolf Honors Inductees into Military and Veterans Affairs Hall of Fame

Annville, PA – Governor Tom Wolf helped to honor two members inducted today into the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs’ prestigious Hall of Fame, recognizing their exceptional service to the department that supports Pennsylvania’s nearly 800,000 veterans and 18,000 members of the National Guard.

Chief Warrant Officer 5 (ret.) John K. Schreier of Selinsgrove, Snyder County; and John A. Brenner (posthumously) of Mt. Wolf, York County, are the 2019 inductees.

“Today we honor two courageous men who honorably served our commonwealth and our country,” Gov. Wolf said. “Chief Warrant Officer 5 John K. Schreier and John A. Brenner will […]

By |2019-10-31T13:37:24-04:00October 31st, 2019|District News|

Support PA House Bill 1048

VFW Posts are encouraged to contact their State lawmakers asking for their support of PA House Bill 1048, which if passed, will give National veterans organizations and volunteer fire companies an exemption to the State’s Liquor License Surtax ($700).

Read the bill

If you would like a sample letter to send to your State lawmaker, email and put “HB 1048 Letter” in the subject line.

Contact your State lawmaker with a few clicks by visiting https://www.legis.state.pa.us/ and using “Find My Legislature” on the left hand side of the page.

By |2019-08-27T11:25:27-04:00August 27th, 2019|District News, Legislation|

York Fair – Volunteers Needed

The time for the 2019 York Fair is quickly approaching. This year’s fair will be held from Friday, September 6th through Sunday, September 15th. As usual, District 21 will have a booth at the fair to promote community awareness, connect with veterans and seek new members. We are looking for both veterans and auxiliary members to volunteer at the booth each day of the fair. If you are available to help, please contact Rick Olvitt, York Fair chairman, at (717) 324-6740.

By |2019-08-06T15:25:19-04:00August 6th, 2019|District News|

Passing of John A. Brenner

MOUNT WOLF – John A. Brenner, 76, of Mt. Wolf, PA entered his heavenly home July 26, 2019. John was born in Sydney, NY, May 23, 1943 to the late Doris E. Brenner (Latham) and Clair Brenner.

Together, John and his beloved wife Sandra M. (Aughenbaugh) of 52 years raised three children; John S. Brenner of York (Adrienne), Jane M. Conrad of Mt. Wolf (Daniel), and Jeffrey R. Brenner of Woodbury Heights, NJ (Kristine). Proud of his 6 grandchildren; Matthew J. Schaeffer, Katelyn M. Schaeffer, Samuel J. Brenner, Alexandra M. Brenner, Tipton […]

By |2019-08-06T14:27:05-04:00July 26th, 2019|District News|