Lackawanna County’s Veterans Affairs Office honored

December 7th, 2015 12:10 pm

The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs recognized the Lackawanna County Veterans Affairs staff with a service award for five consecutive years of outstanding recovery of veterans benefits claims processing. The office is one of the top ranked in the state. Participating in the awards ceremony are, from left, Commissioner Jim Wansacz, Anissa Akulonis, veterans services coordinator and officer; Robert Tuffy, veterans affairs director; Commissioner Patrick M. OMalley, Steuart Bailey, veterans affairs office assistant; David Eisele, veterans services officer; and Commissioner Edward G. Staback. photo