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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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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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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

Lance Cpl. Patrick Kenny Memorial Run

The family of a Marine from Emsworth, who was killed in Iraq, is establishing a 5K run in his memory.

11/12/2012

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Experts Discuss Veterans’ Issues

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA’s Chris Moore talks about important veteran’s issues with Jared Boyer, Bath Bradley, Allyson Holtz and Dr. Rory Cooper.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/14/2012

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