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Military Reserves and National Guard Returning from Deployment

If you are a member of the Military Reserves or National Guard returning from Iraq, Afghanistan or other locations, the spouse or surviving spouse of a member of the Military Reserves or National Guard returning from Iraq, Afghanistan or other locations you may be eligible for reemployment assistance through PA CareerLink®, if you meet one of the following criteria:
  • You were a trade certified participant who was determined eligible for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) and were required to interrupt TAA - approved training because of deployment.
     
  • You were a trade-certified participant who was not able to enter training due to deployment and, therefore, you are ineligible for TRA.
     
  • You were a dislocated worker previously enrolled in training under the Workforce Investment Act whose training was interrupted due to deployment.
     
  • You are a spouse of a returning member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a widow or widower of military personnel who lost his or her life as a result of deployment.
To request reemployment assistance or obtain more information on Veterans’ Services, you should immediately contact the Veterans’ Representative or case manager at your local PA CareerLink®. The location of those offices can be found at www.pacareerlink.state.pa.us.
 
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