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.
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.
NewsRadio 1020 KDKA’s Chris Moore talks about important veteran’s issues with Jared Boyer, Bath Bradley, Allyson Holtz and Dr. Rory Cooper.
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.
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.
The SSG Edward F. Greiner Jr. Memorial 5K Walk/Run is scheduled for Sunday, July 29 at the North Park Boathouse.
Sgt. Edward Greiner, Jr. was dedicated to the military. Preparing for his third deployment overseas, he headed back to Fort Bragg in March where he was based. On his way to babysit for a friend, he was hit by a truck while on his motorcycle. He died in the crash.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — CBSSports.com’s Brett McMurphy reports Army and Navy could be possible additions to the Big East in an attempt to expand to a 12-team football league.
CBSSports.com is reporting that the Big East could be looking to add Army and Navy as its newest football members.
Residents of Jamestown in Mercer County are in mourning after one of their own was killed by a sniper 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 […]
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. […]
HOPEWELL (KDKA) – A local family with a son and daughter in the military had a very special Christmas this year. After serving a tour of duty in the Army and Navy, both of their […]