911th Airlift Wing
Lt. Colonel Chuck Sargent of the Air Force Reserves addressed students at Moon Area Middle School Monday.
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.
Officials have announced that the 911th Airlift Wing will remain open at least through 2014.
The fate of the 911th Airlift Wing in Moon Township could be announced on Wednesday, members of Congress tell KDKA.
It was a moment that words can’t truly explain as children of all ages saw their mothers and fathers come home Thursday night.
Gov. Tom Corbett was in town Friday morning to try and save the 911th Airlift Wing in Moon Township.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held today in Moon Township for a new military facility.
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.
The 911th Airlift Wing and 171st Air Refueling Wing have been given new life – at least for now.
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.
KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek was joined on NewsRadio1020 KDKA today by U.S. Senator Pat Toomey.
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.
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.
The decision to close the 911th Airlift Wing in Moon Township has engendered bipartisan criticism from local officials, but what about the Commander in Chief?
Family and friends gathered Saturday night at the Air Reserve Station in Moon Township to welcome home members of the 32nd Aerial Port Squadron.