Veterans Advisory Commission
Noted Philadelphia philanthropist Gerry Lenfest, who once served on US Navy destroyers in the Korean War, says it’s almost hard to believe, in this city of firsts, that we don’t have an official Veterans’ Day parade.
“We’re going to have approximately 26 tables where people will be able to come over and get information, get counseling,” says council president Darrell Clarke.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder suffered by returning war veterans is a growing issue facing both vets and the social service agencies that treat them.
The Veterans Advisory Commission office is located in Room 142 on the first floor of City Hall, just off South Penn Square.