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Congressman Conor Lamb

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania

Veterans

Veterans Resources

Our veterans deserve the best and Congressman Lamb is working hard to make sure they receive what they earned defending our country.  For more information concerning work and views related to veterans issues, of if you need assitance receiving the benefits or medals you earned please contact our office

For an extensive list of local, state, and federal veterans resources, please click here.

Are you a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one?  If so, please contact the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255 or text 838255.

 

More on Veterans

December 31, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) issued a report highlighting the work of his office in 2019 for the constituents of Pennsylvania’s 17th Congressional District.

December 2, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) traveled overseas with a Congressional delegation to meet with military leadership and deployed members of the U.S. Armed Forces during the Thanksgiving holiday.

December 2, 2019 Photo Gallery

Rep. Lamb meets with deployed U.S. troops over Thanksgiving 2019. 

November 10, 2019 Video

Caring for our nation's veterans also includes preserving their stories and ensuring that their service and memories are never forgotten.  Congressman Lamb interviewed Mr. George Freas of Mt. Lebanon  whoserved in the U.S.

October 16, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the House passed H.R. 3207, a bill introduced by Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 114 Mill Street in Hookstown, Pennsylvania, as the "Staff Sergeant Dylan Elchin Post Office Building."  Staff Sergeant Elchin was tragically killed by a roadside bomb in Ghazni province in Afghanistan on November 27, 2018.

October 16, 2019 Video

On October 16, 2019, the House passed H.R. 3207, a bill introduced by Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 114 Mill Street in Hookstown, Pennsylvania, as the "Staff Sergeant Dylan Elchin Post Office Building."  Staff Sergeant Elchin was tragically killed by a roadside bomb in Ghazni province in Afghanistan on November 27, 2018.

October 15, 2019 Video

On October 15, 2019, the House passed H.R. 2385, a bipartisan bill authored by Representatives Conor Lamb (PA-17) and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-1) to provide the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs with the authority to establish a grant program to conduct cemetery research and produce outreach materials for the Veterans Legacy Program (VLP), an educational initiative from the National Cemetery Administration (NCA).

October 15, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the House passed H.R. 2385, a bipartisan bill authored by Representatives Conor Lamb (PA-17) and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-1) to provide the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs with the authority to establish a grant program to conduct cemetery research and produce outreach materials for the Veterans Legacy Program (VLP), an educational initiative from the National Cemetery Administration (NCA).

September 10, 2019 Video

Approximately 20 veterans, servicemembers, reservists, and members of the National Guard die by suicide every day. 

If you or a veteran you know is in crisis, you can call the Veterans Crisis Line at 1(800) 273-8255 and press 1, or text 838-255.

We must do more to “be there” for our veterans in crisis.

August 22, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – In June 2019, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17), Representatives Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14), Joe Courtney (CT-02) and Andy Levin (MI-09) introduced the bipartisan Federally Requiring Earned Education-Debt Discharges for Veterans Act (FREED Vets Act) to require the U.S.