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Local Soldier Dies In Afghanistan

ALIQUIPPA (KDKA) – A local soldier has died Monday in Afghanistan in what is being called a non-combat death. Sgt. Robert Sisson Jr. had come down with flu-like symptoms the night before he died. “He […]


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Beaver County Native Killed In Afghanistan

ALIQUIPPA (KDKA) – A soldier from Beaver County has been killed in Afghanistan. Sgt. Robert Sisson, Jr., from Aliquippa, died Monday in the Kandahar district in what the military is calling a non-combat related incident. […]


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Local Soldiers Depart For Duty From New Kensington

NEW KENSINGTON (KDKA) — More local soldiers are headed to Afghanistan. The 307th Army Reserve in New Kensington stood at attention at the Clarion Hotel. They are MPs, or military police. The next stop is […]


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Local National Guardsmen Say Emotional Goodbye

GREENSBURG (KDKA) – A group of National Guardsmen will head off to Afghanistan following an emotional goodbye to their families Saturday morning in Westmoreland County. This weekend, Army National Guardsmen Evan Melendez, with the 28th […]


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Local Marine Killed In Afghanistan

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A local Marine has been killed in Afghanistan. Staff Sergeant Justin Schmalstieg, a 2000 graduate of Peabody High School, was killed in a roadside bomb explosion. News of a military death is […]


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Mt. Pleasant Gives Warm Welcome To Guardsmen

MT. PLEASANT (KDKA) – Mount Pleasant is holding a grand welcome for a group of National Guardsmen who are returning from Afghanistan. The troops were expected to arrive between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Mount […]


2 Local National Guard Members Killed by Suicide Bomber

A Pennsylvania National Guard official says two members from Allegheny and Crawford counties have been killed in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan.