There was a hero’s welcome Saturday afternoon for an injured Marine who is now finally back home.
Actor Gary Sinise is known for many different roles on-screen, but none is more important to him than his real-life role of supporting wounded veterans of war.
Pittsburgh Marine Sgt. Doug Vitale is finally coming home this weekend and you’re invited to be there for the hero’s welcome.
Pittsburgh Marine Doug Vitale, stationed in Afghanistan, lost both legs and suffered a traumatic brain injury in an IED explosion.
Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band are coming to Pittsburgh to help a local Hero!
A local war veteran is about to return home for the first time since he was injured overseas.
A community is coming together to help a local soldier and his family.
The “Lt. Dan Band” is coming to Pittsburgh.
Thousands of soldiers and Marines are coming home from war — some of them with injuries that have changed their lives forever.
A Marine corporal from Pittsburgh who lost his legs in Afghanistan is one of a dozen severely wounded veterans to get a new home. And it’s all thanks to a foundation headed by actor Gary Sinise.
Alexis Vitale of Peters Township learned that her husband, Marine Corporal Doug Vitale, had stepped on an explosive device while on patrol in Afghanistan. The couple has been inseparable since Doug entered a rehabilitation center in Tampa.
Marine Corporal Doug Vitale and wife, Alexis, married in Peters Township, had their lives turned upside down last September when he stepped on an IED in Afghanistan.
Actor Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band performed at Stage AE on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, to raise money to build a “smart house” for Sgt. Doug Vitale, a local Marine who was severely injured while serving in Afghanistan.
Marty Griffin broadcast live at VFW 764 in McMurray in support of Operation Doug before a press conference where a rendering of a Smart Home for Sgt. Doug Vitale and his wife Alexis was unveiled and an American Flag painting was dedicated.
Doug Vitale lost most of both of his legs after stepping on an IED and now a fundraiser is aiming to help build him a smart house.