About the Department
The Veterans office is responsible for providing assistance, counseling and representation to veterans and their families in accessing county, state and federal benefits.
Services of this office include burial assistance, records maintenance, providing grave markers, flags and holders for all County veterans graves and financial assistance to county cemeteries holding veterans. State benefits applied for through this office include tax exemption and educational assistance for 100% disabled veterans, emergency assistance, applications for the blind, paralyzed veterans and veterans homes. Federal Veterans Benefits applied for through this office include health care, service connected compensation, pension assistance for disabled unemployable veterans and counseling for surviving family members and returning veterans.
Pete is a lifelong resident of Bradford County, graduating from Towanda High School in 1986. Upon graduation, he began his 21 year career in the U.S. Army, retiring back to the area in 2008. His primary fields were within the recruiting and retention arenas. Upon his retirement, he diversified himself in various skills including special needs social work, probation and parole work, oil and gas support, agricultural chemical procurement and most recently transportation business owner. In addition to his military experience, he holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Troy University in Alabama. Pete returns full circle to his true passion of taking care of Soldiers, or in this case Veterans.
Contact the Department
200 Main Street, Suite 4
Phone: (570) 265-1704
Fax: (570) 265-1758