Memorial Day Flags Distribution Dates Set


Memorial Day Flags Distribution Dates Set


The Lackawanna County Veterans Affairs Office will be distributing Memorial Day Flags on May 11 through May 13 from 9 AM to 4 PM in the Center Street alley near the Maintenance Garage of the Lackawanna County Government Center.

At this time, only flags will be distributed. Flag holders we be available at a later date.

Any Post or VFW that did not receive a call about the pick-up dates, times and location should contact the Veterans Affairs Director, David Eisele, at 570-963-6778, Ext. 3, for information.

The Commissioners and the Veterans Office thank everyone for their understanding during this difficult time. The County is committed to doing its very best to honor its veterans.







Ssgt Prokop Tribute February 17th 2020

County Veterans Affairs Office Hosts Claims & Issues Forum

Washington Veterans Affairs Senior Staff Member Frank Bryceland will be discussing disability claims and other general issues with local veterans at an interactive event on Saturday, November 16, from 1 pm – 4 pm at the Northeastern Detachment Marine Corps League, 1340 Alder Street, (East Mountain), Scranton.

Veterans and spouses/significant others are invited to learn about “Earned” VA benefits and to gather other advice on initiatives that are available to assist them and their families.

The event is free.  Complimentary food and refreshments will be available.

For additional information, contact Larry Kimble at 410-952-2610 or Dave Eisele, County Veterans Affairs Director, 570-963-6778, ext. 3.

Vietnam War Pinning Ceremony

A grateful community is sponsoring a special program to honor local United States veterans who served in the Vietnam War.

The Lackawanna County Commissioners and its Veterans Affairs Office will hold a pinning ceremony on Saturday, April 27, at 11 AM in the lobby of the Government Center, 123 Wyoming Avenue, Scranton.

All living veterans, who served on active military duty during the November 1, 1955 to May 15, 1975 timeframe, are eligible to participate in the program and be recognized with a special Vietnam Veteran lapel pin.

The public is invited to attend the brief ceremony.