Army

BOULDER, CO - OCTOBER 04: A helmet of the Texas Longhorns lies on the field as the team warms up prior to facing the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field on October 4, 2008 in Boulder, Colorado. Texas defeated Colorado 38-14. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Texas And Army Coaching Searches On Different Levels With Same Goal, Restore Pride

Army will never be a dominant force in college football the way Texas can be, but both programs have a special place in college football’s history. Seeing them each reach their expectations is capable if the right coach is brought in.

12/18/2013

Photo Credit: KDKA

California Army Navy Surplus Store Part Of Nationwide Investigation

This Army Navy surplus store in California, PA, is part of a nationwide investigation by the NCIS of stolen property taken illegally from a Marine Corps base in North Carolina.

11/15/2013

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Soldier Surprises Wife, Daughter With Early Homecoming

John Krill had planned to surprise his wife, Brittni, with a special homecoming for close to a month.

11/01/2013

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Military Moving Women To Frontline Combat And Commando Missions

Is there any job in the military — frontline combat or on special commando missions — that women can not do?

06/18/2013

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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

(Photo Courtesy: Cindy Ketchmark-Green)

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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