A Shaler Township family is looking for their missing dog, but this dog holds very special meaning to their family.
Veterans and their families gathered at the war memorial in Monessen to honor so many who have given so much to their country.
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.
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.
Brendan Marrocco is excited to have two new arms, and he’s quickly learned to use them.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to JulieHera DeStefano, who made a documentary about women of war and how they cope.
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.
A local soldier got a moving sendoff Sunday before heading to Iraq.
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.