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Statement of Mission

This Commission supports Philadelphia’s Veterans and their families as they transition to civilian life, by assisting them in achieving the full potential of their rights, benefits and resources. The intention is to provide assistance with their present needs while advocating for a brighter future. We will provide advice, support and guidance to Philadelphia’s City Council as they endeavor to legislate and govern on behalf of our Veterans. Our intention is to serve and provide counsel to all Veterans and Returning Soldiers from every Branch of Service within the Armed Forces. We will work with the Mayor of Philadelphia and members of City Council to maintain quality resources and lobby for the rights of all Veterans.

Commissioners 2013-2018

Chairman-George J Ginder

Anthony F. Boyle

Honorable Pat Dugan

Tony Jenkins

Andre C.  McCoy

Jose M. Melendez

Aronda Smith

Delano Stones