Why is Mitt Romney, the severely Conservative candidate for president, all of a sudden moving to the middle?
With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.
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.
A United States Marine, scholar, athlete and family man, 40-year-old Lt. Col. Christopher Raible was truly one of the few, the proud.
Loved ones said goodbye to a local soldier who was killed in Afghanistan. Staff Sgt. Eric Holman, of Evans City, was laid to rest Monday with full military honors. Holman volunteered for one of the most dangerous jobs in Afghanistan – defusing improvised explosive devices. One of those explosions took the 39-year-old’s life.
Our economy is on a slow recovery – slower than anyone wants. But the lack of serious discussion about national security and the world we live in is troubling.
Neighbors, friends, and fellow Marines gathered en masse, for a Friday surprise in Cranberry Township. They had just completed work on a massive remodeling effort on the home of a wounded Marine veteran. He and his family were about to return from vacation.
KDKA AM’s John Shumway talks to retired soldier Sean Parnell, author of “Outlaw Platoon,” about the perception that most Americans don’t care about the war in Afghanistan.
A father is in mourning following the death of his son in Afghanistan. He is remembering the local soldier as a brave and patriotic man who was a good son and father.
A local soldier who was stationed in Afghanistan has died. Staff Sergeant Eric Holman of Evans City in Butler County was killed supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Mitt Romney insulted Britain’s preparations for the Olympics and inspired quotes like “apparently devoid of charm, warmth, humor or sincerity” and “worse than Sarah Palin” before cashing campaign checks from bankers and lobbyists who are at the center of the Libor scandal.
This Memorial Day we remember the men and women who serve in the military. Many veterans returning home from war have injuries that are not visible, such as hearing loss.
KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to some of the soldiers whose stories are told in the NY Times Best Seller, “Outlaw Platoon.”
Nearly two dozen members of the Army National Guard returned to Pittsburgh from Afghanistan Friday night. The soldiers traveled 15 hours to get to Pittsburgh International Airport where loved ones were gathered.