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Family Relieved To Have Soldier’s Missing Dog Back Home

Pittsburgh has come through for a soldier named Connor Green serving in Afghanistan. His dog, Jack, is back home, and getting a bit of pampering after going missing for three days.

05/30/2013

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Local Soldier’s Missing Dog Found

A local family is giving thanks after finding their beloved, family dog.

05/30/2013

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Dog That Belongs To Local Soldier Goes Missing

A Shaler Township family is looking for their missing dog, but this dog holds very special meaning to their family.

05/29/2013

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Vets Remembered For Memorial Day

Veterans and their families gathered at the war memorial in Monessen to honor so many who have given so much to their country.

05/26/2013

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Local Veteran Receives Keys To New Home

It’s been said that home is where the heart is and one group is making sure a veteran with a Purple Heart has a place to call home.

05/23/2013

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Local High School Holds Early Graduation For Military Dad’s Daughter

Jim Burchfield, of the Bethel Park area, is a major in the U.S. Marine Corps. He is shipping out tonight to Afghanistan. But he will be taking along a once-in-a-lifetime memory: his daughter’s high school graduation.

04/02/2013

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Former UPMC Doctor Leads Hopkins Team In Double Arm Transplant

Brendan Marrocco is excited to have two new arms, and he’s quickly learned to use them.

01/29/2013

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Local Documentary Follows Women on the Frontlines

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to JulieHera DeStefano, who made a documentary about women of war and how they cope.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/28/2013

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Local Green Beret Dies In Afghanistan

The motto of the Green Berets is “To Liberate The Oppressed,” and Maj. Benjamin Follansbee, of O’Hara Township, made it his life’s work.

12/14/2012

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Emotional Sendoff For Local Soldier

A local soldier got a moving sendoff Sunday before heading to Iraq.

12/09/2012

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Local HS Student Up For Award Of Excellence

For years, the Marine Corps has used the slogan of “the few, the proud, the Marines.” But now a young man from Beaver County can consider himself one of very few in the country to be picked by the U.S. Army.

11/21/2012

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Local Woman Shares Stories Of Supporting Wounded WWII Sailors

When the soldiers and sailors shipped out for World War II, many women enlisted, too. Not in the Army or the Navy, but in the WACS and the WAVES. Those were the service organizations that cared for the wounded coming back home. One of those women was Virginia Forsythe-Rye.

11/12/2012

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Experts Discuss Veterans’ Issues

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA’s Chris Moore talks about important veteran’s issues with Jared Boyer, Bath Bradley, Allyson Holtz and Dr. Rory Cooper.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/14/2012

U.S. Army mortar men from the 2-27th Infantry Regiment fire mortars at a Taliban position (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Afghan Surge Failed

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.

09/29/2012

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By The Way, There’s A War In Afghanistan

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.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/23/2012

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