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Helping Veterans Get Back to Class

SCRANTON — A new program is aimed to help veterans and their spouses receive a higher education in Scranton.

R-VETS [Renewal-Veteran Education and Transition Services] is offered to local veterans and their spouses interested in taking their education further.

The free eight-week program is looking to sign up even more students this week at Marywood University in Lackawanna County.

R-VETS provides free school supplies for past and present military members and their spouse to ensure they have what they need to continue their education.

The entire R-VETS program runs on donations and volunteers in Scranton.

Newswatch 16’s Ryan Leckey was at Marywood University learning the details of the new program in Lackawanna County.

For more information about R-VETS, click here.



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