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Col. Jeff McCausland On The Latest Developments In Iraq

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – CBS News Military Analyst and former Army Colonel Jeff McCausland joined The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert for the latest concerning the situation in Iraq.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/16/2014

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Ajamu Baraka Discusses American Involvement In Iraq

With news of ISIS gaining momentum in Iraq, some are questioning the effectiveness of America’s involvement in the Middle East.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/15/2014

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Local Vet Reacts To Deteriorating Situation In Iraq

Ben Keen, Army Veteran and founder of Steel City Vets joined The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert to discuss how he feels about the deteriorating situation in Iraq.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/13/2014

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Many Local Soldiers Gave Their Lives In The Past Year

They are the faces of just a few of the fallen soldiers from our area who gave their lives while serving our country this past year.

05/26/2013

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Local Soldier Reacts To Report That Iraq Wasn’t Worth It

KDKA-AM’s Larry Richert talks to Ben Keen, head of Steel City Vets and veteran of Iraq, about a new government report that says going to Iraq wasn’t worth the cost.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/07/2013

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Soldier From Plum Wounded In Combat

Last weekend, 23-year-old Sgt. Shane Stipancic was reminded that there are no days off in a war zone.

02/18/2013

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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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Emotional Sendoff For Local Soldier

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

12/09/2012

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Fallen Marine Honored With Memorial 5K In Emsworth

The family of a Marine from Emsworth, who was killed in Iraq, is establishing a 5K run and walk in his memory. The proceeds are going to help wounded Marines and their families.

11/12/2012

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Opinion: Our Veterans Should Not Be At Risk In Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.

11/12/2012

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Opinion: A Mad, Personal-Attacking, Interrupting Obama Loses Third Presidential Debate

Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.

10/23/2012

Hearing Loss & Prevention Information

This Memorial Day we remember the men and women who serve in the military. Many veterans returning home from war have injuries that are not visible, such as hearing loss.

05/28/2012

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After Three Tours In Iraq, Father Calls Son His Hero

Andy was born in an Army hospital at Fort Benning, Georgia, healthy — or so his parents, John and E.K. believed. But Andy began missing developmental benchmarks for babies his age.

05/07/2012

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Injured Local Veteran Pushes For Better Treatment

Badly wounded by an improvised explosive device, Corpporal Tony Gower and his men immediately came under fire. The physical injuries healed, but his life would be permanently altered by a brain injury.

03/12/2012

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War Vets, Former NFL Stars To Compete In Indianapolis

A group of wounded Iraq and Afghanistan War veterans will also be taking the field in Indianapolis thanks in part to a former Steelers great.

01/26/2012

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