That's an increase of roughly $100,000 from the previous fiscal year, said Phil Palandro, director of the York County Department of Veterans Affairs.
year-end report to commissioners during their weekly meeting on Wednesday.
Over the course of six years, the local veterans office secured about $25.9 million in benefits for the roughly 40,000 veterans who live in the county, he
Additional support: Throughout the most recent fiscal year, 851 new claims for benefits were filed locally, Palandro
said, adding the number of claims doesn't include those that roll over from previous years.
credited local veteran clubs, such as VFW and American Legion posts, with providing support to help veterans.
also thanked commissioners for their support.
"Lots of people need help.
We can't do that without the support from the board," Palandro