Military

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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

Hall of Fame Steeler Rocky Bleier

Rocky Bleier Named Honorary Chairman Of “The Crucible” Extreme Hiking Fundraiser

Rocky Bleier and Dr. Joesph Maroon announced as the honorary chairmen of “The Crucible” extreme hike thought the Laurel Mountains this coming May.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/13/2014

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New Engineering Lab Helping Wounded Vets Find New Life

They’re wounded Iraq War veterans still suffering from post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injuries, but they consider themselves fortunate to have survived the improvised explosives and mortar attacks that nearly took their lives.

11/11/2014

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Free Meals For Veterans On Veterans Day

Veterans will have the opportunity to pick up some free meals around the area today.

11/11/2014

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Veterans Get Chance At Jobs With Local Businesses

After giving their all for their country, veterans often come home to applause and thank yous – and unemployment.

11/10/2014

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Freeze, Burn, Shake: Extreme Testing Ensures Satellite Equipment Will Withstand Space

Protecting the military’s most sensitive information begins in the most unusual of places.

11/10/2014

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Pittsburgh Salutes Military Men & Women At Annual Veterans Day Parade

The 95th Annual Veterans Day Parade in Downtown Pittsburgh gave many people an opportunity to say thank you to the men and women who have served their country in peacetime and in war.

11/08/2014

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