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Wounded Marine, Wife Get Look At Progress On New “Smart Home”

An unseasonable snowfall blankets the yard of a special house under construction in Venetia, Washington County.

03/21/2014

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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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Charges Pending After NCIS Raids Washington Co. Army & Navy Surplus Store

The California Army & Navy surplus store in Washington County was raided Thursday by NCIS and detectives from the Washington County District Attorney’s Office.

11/14/2013

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Artist Paints American Flag Tribute For Sgt. Vitale

Scott LoBaido is not just painting a wall. The artist from Staten Island paints giant American flags for veterans nationwide.

08/08/2013

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Wounded Marine Gets Warm Welcome Home

There was a hero’s welcome Saturday afternoon for an injured Marine who is now finally back home.

08/03/2013

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Wounded Local Marine Honored At Retirement Ceremony

Pittsburgh Marine Doug Vitale, stationed in Afghanistan, lost both legs and suffered a traumatic brain injury in an IED explosion.

07/26/2013

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31st Street Bridge Renamed In Honor Of Fallen Hero

The 31st Street Bridge was re-named this weekend for a local war hero who made the ultimate sacrifice.

07/22/2013

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Community Comes Together To Support Operation Doug

A community is coming together to help a local soldier and his family.

07/16/2013

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Lt. Dan Band Hopes To Help Get Smart House For Local Vet

The “Lt. Dan Band” is coming to Pittsburgh.

07/04/2013

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Concert To Raise Money For Local Marine Injured In Afghanistan

Thousands of soldiers and Marines are coming home from war — some of them with injuries that have changed their lives forever.

07/02/2013

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Former Steelers, Volunteers Team Up To Help Disabled Veteran

Home is where the heart is, and volunteers showed up by the dozens in Washington County Saturday to lend a hand for a retired, disabled veteran.

06/09/2013

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Local WWII Veterans Take Trip To See Memorial In Washington D.C.

They were members of the Greatest Generation, and when their country called, they answered. Now, a group of veterans have made a one-day trip to Washington D.C. to see the World War II Memorial.

05/21/2013

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Police Arrest Veteran Accused Of Posing As Cop, Threatening Students

Police have arrested a local veteran who is accused of approaching three middle school students in West Mifflin, claiming to be a police officer.

03/01/2013

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Actor’s Foundation To Build New Home For Wounded Marine

A Marine corporal from Pittsburgh who lost his legs in Afghanistan is one of a dozen severely wounded veterans to get a new home. And it’s all thanks to a foundation headed by actor Gary Sinise.

02/14/2013

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Local Marine Honored With Silver Star

A Coraopolis Marine has been awarded the third-highest military decoration for valor.

KDKA-TV–12/10/2012

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