Veterans Advisory Commission

(Backers of an official Veterans' Day parade for Philadelphia announce their plans in the City Council caucus room of City Hall.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

A Long Oversight Corrected: Philadelphia To Get An Official Veterans’ Day Parade

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.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/18/2015

credit: Cherri Gregg

Veterans Advisory Commission Holds Resource Fair At City Hall

“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.

05/22/2013

(Credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Experts: PTSD Growing Issue Among Veterans, Social Service Agencies

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder suffered by returning war veterans is a growing issue facing both vets and the social service agencies that treat them.

01/19/2013

(Government officials cut the ribbon to open the new Veterans Advisory Center at Philadelphia City Hall.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia Inaugurates New One-Stop Center For Veterans’ Services

The Veterans Advisory Commission office is located in Room 142 on the first floor of City Hall, just off South Penn Square.

11/16/2012

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