Pa. adds to menu of license plates honoring vets

    Pennsylvania vehicle owners are getting new ways to honor military veterans and to help preserve monuments inside Gettysburg National Military Park.PennDOT said Monday the special licenses plates bring to 34 the number of registration plates that recognize veterans.

    The new plates depict the Combat Action Ribbon, the Combat Action Medal, the Combat Infantry Badge, the Combat Action Badge and the Combat Medical Badge.

    The Pennsylvania Monuments special fund plates cost $54, of which $23 will help clean, fix and restore the Gettysburg park monuments.

    The plate features an image of the Pennsylvania Memorial Monument and the term, “Gettysburg 1863.”

    Gettysburg was the site of a turning point in the American Civil War, a battle that ended with federal forces repelling the Confederates under Gen. Robert E. Lee.

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