LVMAC Tidbit — Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center’s Bus Travel Policy

July 26, 2013

MetroPlus_Van_2a_adjustThere has been talk going around that Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center does not reimburse for bus travel involving authorized VA appointments.  This is misinformation as best as we can determine.  For the latest on its travel reimbursement policy and who to contact in the event of a problem, click here.  Also inform us if you are routinely experiencing a difficulty — we try to solve systemic issues.


As of 25 July 2013



LVMAC Tidbit — New License Plate Helps Veterans

February 7, 2013

Honoring Our Veterans License Plate ImageThe Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) began issuing the new “Honoring Our Veterans” license plates in mid-January 2013. The “Honoring Our Veterans” license plate was authorized by Act 194 of 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

LVMAC Tidbits — DAV Van Driver Wanted

April 4, 2012

Wilkes-Barre VA Volunteer Transportation System Seeks Bangor Clinic Driver

The Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council needs the help of the community in finding volunteer drivers for the Northampton County (Bangor) Department of Veterans (VA) Affairs Outpatient Clinic.  The use of this free transportation service, manned by volunteers, for medical appointments at the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center is important to the care of veterans in the upper Northampton County area.

Leonard Croop, the Hospital Service Coordinator for the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) at Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center, is seeking at least one driver to continue the van service begun in 2007.  Otherwise, the service must cease. Read the rest of this entry »

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