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The latest KDKA Editorial is about the future of the 911th Airlift Wing in Moon Township

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/24/2014

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Sen. Casey Continuing Fight To Save 911th Airlift Wing

Sen. Bob Casey continues to fight to protect the 911th Airlift Wing in Moon Township.

01/23/2014

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Local Students Meet The Troops They Sent Letters To

Lt. Colonel Chuck Sargent of the Air Force Reserves addressed students at Moon Area Middle School Monday.

05/20/2013

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Officials Working To Make Sure 911th Airlift Wing Open Beyond 2014

A standing ovation greeted Congressman Tim Murphy on Monday morning, as he was joined by other elected officials and military leaders at the 911th Airlift Wing.

03/18/2013

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911th Airlift Wing To Stay Open Through 2014

Officials have announced that the 911th Airlift Wing will remain open at least through 2014.

03/13/2013

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911th Airlift Wing’s Future Could Be Revealed On Wednesday

The fate of the 911th Airlift Wing in Moon Township could be announced on Wednesday, members of Congress tell KDKA.

03/12/2013

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Families Welcome Home Members Of 911th Airlift Wing

It was a moment that words can’t truly explain as children of all ages saw their mothers and fathers come home Thursday night.

01/18/2013

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Gov. Corbett Visits 911th Airlift Wing

Gov. Tom Corbett was in town Friday morning to try and save the 911th Airlift Wing in Moon Township.

12/28/2012

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New Military Facility Breaks Ground In Moon Twp.

A groundbreaking ceremony was held today in Moon Township for a new military facility.

10/06/2012

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Remembering 9/11, Soldiers Deploy From 911th Airlift Wing

Today’s deployment on the 11-year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks was led by a flag ceremony followed by moments of silence marking the exact times each plane crashed. It’s Brian Westfall’s second deployment. He’s leaving behind his wife, Jennifer, and son, Camden.

09/11/2012

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Local Bases Slated For Closure Given 1-Year Reprieve

The 911th Airlift Wing and 171st Air Refueling Wing have been given new life – at least for now.

07/02/2012

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Air Force Secretary Tours 911th Airlift Wing

Air Force Secretary Michael Donley came to the 911th Airlift Wing in Moon Township at the request of U.S. Senator Bob Casey who urged him to tour the base which has been ordered to shut down.

06/07/2012

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Pat Toomey For Vice President?

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek was joined on NewsRadio1020 KDKA today by U.S. Senator Pat Toomey.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/29/2012

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911th Airlift Wing Supporters Greet First Lady Michelle Obama

First Lady Michelle Obama was in Pittsburgh to help her husband’s re-election efforts, but to also honor military families. Her first stop was the 911th Airlift Wing in Moon Township which has been targeted for closure by the Air Force.

04/17/2012

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Sen. Casey Meets With Vice President Over Future Of 911th Airlift Wing

Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to Pittsburgh included more than just politicking. He also caught some of Saturday’s NCAA Tournament action at CONSOL Energy Center. But earlier in the day, he met with Sen. Bob Casey who is among the lawmakers fighting the planned closure of the 911th Airlift Wing.

03/17/2012

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