Alexis Vitale

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How Military Families Prepare For Their Loved Ones Return

Your family has been anticipating this day since forever, and finally, your soldier’s deployment is coming to an end. Preparing yourself for the big day and what comes after will require more than simply hanging up a banner and baking a cake. Every military family is different, but most will benefit from these home coming tips.

11/03/2014

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Wounded Marine, Wife Get Look At Progress On New “Smart Home”

An unseasonable snowfall blankets the yard of a special house under construction in Venetia, Washington County.

03/21/2014

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Lt. Dan Band Plays For Big Crowd At Stage AE To Raise $ For Wounded Vet

Thousands of people showed up to see actor Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band at Stage AE Friday night.

08/09/2013

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Stage AE Ready For Lt. Dan Band Concert

A huge American Flag has been unfurled over Stage AE where actor Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band will perform pop, rock and country tonight.

08/09/2013

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Join Marty Griffin’s Live Broadcast To Support Operation Doug

Support Operation Doug by joining Marty Griffin in a live broadcast from VFW Post 764.

08/06/2013

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Wounded Marine Gets Warm Welcome Home

There was a hero’s welcome Saturday afternoon for an injured Marine who is now finally back home.

08/03/2013

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Wounded Local Marine Honored At Retirement Ceremony

Pittsburgh Marine Doug Vitale, stationed in Afghanistan, lost both legs and suffered a traumatic brain injury in an IED explosion.

07/26/2013

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Community Comes Together To Support Operation Doug

A community is coming together to help a local soldier and his family.

07/16/2013

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Concert To Raise Money For Local Marine Injured In Afghanistan

Thousands of soldiers and Marines are coming home from war — some of them with injuries that have changed their lives forever.

07/02/2013

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Actor’s Foundation To Build New Home For Wounded Marine

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.

02/14/2013

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Wife Of Injured Marine Grateful For Community’s Support

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.

09/19/2012

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