Military

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911th Airlift Wing Crew Practice Airdrops

Pilots and crew from the 911th Air Wing in Coraopolis rehearsed a series of targeted “air drops” over a Consol Energy site in Ohio Thursday afternoon.

07/02/2015

A Very GRAMMY Christmas

Tim McGraw To Give Home To Veteran During Pittsburgh Tour Stop

Tim McGraw has given away over 100 homes to veterans and he is nowhere close to being done.

06/09/2015

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Soldiers & Sailors Hall Holds Memorial Day Festivities

Young re-enactors portraying the Colored Troops Fife and Drum Corps are among the many individuals who took part in Memorial Day festivities at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial in Oakland.

05/25/2015

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Military Men & Women Honored At Memorial Day Events Around Pittsburgh

Americans are taking time today to honor our Fallen Heroes, as well as those currently serving in the armed forces.

05/25/2015

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Award Honors Vets For Work After Their Military Service Is Done

Now in its fourth year, the Financial Planning Association of Pittsburgh is honoring area veterans who continue to serve in a different way now that their military service is done.

04/30/2015

A Stryker vehicle from the U.S. Army's Company A, 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, returns to base camp at the Yakima Training Center in Yakima, Washington. (Photo by General Dynamics/Getty Images)

$4 Million In US Projects That Aim To Protect Sage Grouse Could Hurt Military

Federal officials have announced more than $4 million in projects in four states as part of a wildfire-fighting strategy but the efforts could hurt training operations at numerous U.S. military facilities in the West.

04/29/2015

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Operation StrongVet Brings Army Officer Who Captured Saddam Hussein To Town

The mastermind behind the capture of Saddam Hussein is in Pittsburgh this week sharing his incredible story about the capture of one of the world’s most wanted men.

04/21/2015

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Retired Marine Sniper Tells His Story

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA)- Sgt. Brandon Del Fiorentino has quite a story. He is now medically-retired, but is a former sniper for the Marines. He joined The Chris Moore Show on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA. With […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/01/2015

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Local Wife Up For “Military Spouse Of The Year” Award

Time passes slowly for military personnel assigned to war zones like Iraq. But life is also difficult for the husband or wife who’s left behind.

02/27/2015

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Get Marty: Family’s Quest To Bury Navy Veteran At Sea

The family of a deceased Navy Veteran caught up in a horrible bureaucratic nightmare reached out to KDKA to “Get Marty.”

02/05/2015

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84 Lumber Owner Buys House For Widow, Son Of Perryopolis Cop

The widow of a Perryopolis Police Officer who was killed in the line of duty will get a new home, thanks to a generous donation.

02/02/2015

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Marine From Indiana, Pa. Killed In Helicopter Crash During Training Exercise

Two Marine Corps officers killed when their helicopter crashed during a training exercise in the Southern California desert were remembered Sunday as talented pilots.

01/25/2015

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7-Eleven Giving Veterans Unique Opportunity With “Operation Take Command” Contest

Many have dreamed of owning their own business, but don’t know where to start, or don’t have the cash to open a franchise.

01/15/2015

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Utility Companies Change Stance, Will Allow Banners To Honor Fallen Heroes

A controversy is brewing in Butler County where residents want to honor fallen military members like other communities do.

12/10/2014

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Local Man Discovers He’s Dead When He Files For Social Security Benefits

Like most Americans, Clark Harr of Latrobe has been paying into social security for his adult life, so when he went to his local social security office in Greensburg to file for benefits, it came as a shock.

11/18/2014

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