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Geese Caused Crash That Killed Pennsylvania Airman

An Air Force helicopter crash in England that killed a western Pennsylvania crew member and three others was caused by geese hitting aircraft.

07/10/2014

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Pennsylvania Man Receives Draft Notice, 102 Years Late

A western Pennsylvania woman says her late father has received notice to register for the nation’s military draft, some 102 years too late.

07/09/2014

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Wounded Warriors’ High Five Tour

A non-profit organization is on a mission this summer to say thank you to our country’s military families.

06/28/2014

The Blue Ridge Mountains can be seen behind a sculpture titled 'Final Tribute' at the National D-Day Memorial, Bedford, Virginia. The memorial was dedicated in 2001 honoring American GIs who participated in the invasion of France at Normandy on June 6, 1944, during World War II. Bedford, Virginia was chosen for the memorial site because the town lost 19 of its men that day, all were members of Company A, 29th Infantry Division. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

“Waking The Sleeping Giant,” A Landmark Change In World War II

Friday June 6 marks the 70th Anniversary of D-Day, the day the Allies stormed the beaches of Normandy to eventually defeat Hitler and the Nazi’s. Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower addressed the 160,000 troops that this operation is a crusade where “we will not accept anything less than a full victory.”

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/06/2014

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Westmoreland Co. Air Show Returns To Arnold Palmer Airport

The Westmoreland County Air Show is back.

06/05/2014

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New Vietnam Veterans Memorial Dedicated In Lower Burrell

There’s a new memorial in Westmoreland County that honors the men and women who gave their lives while serving in Vietnam.

05/31/2014

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Indiana Co. Vet Honored With Interchange Dedication

One local veteran will be remembered in a special way this Memorial Day weekend.

05/24/2014

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Local Veteran Runs The Pittsburgh Marathon With A Mission

A local Veteran is running the Pittsburgh Marathon to encourage others returning home from service related injuries.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/02/2014

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State Police Youth Week

Applicants are needed for State Police Youth Week.

03/18/2014

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New Law Bans American Flags Made Overseas

It turns out, many American flags aren’t always very American.

02/23/2014

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It’s About The Warrior Foundation

A documentary featuring wounded veteran Mike Cranmer debuted this weekend at Latitude 40.

01/25/2014

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U.S. Airman Killed In Helicopter Crash Laid To Rest

Family, friends and the community paid their final respects today to a fallen U.S. Airman from Kennedy Township who was killed earlier this month in a helicopter crash on the English Coast.

01/25/2014

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Local Civil Rights Leader, Tuskegee Airman Passes Away

Local Civil Rights fighter and Tuskegee Airman Wendell G. Freeland died at his home early Friday morning. He was 88-years-old.

01/24/2014

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U.S. Airman Killed In Helicopter Crash Comes Home

The winter weather has delayed the return of a fallen U.S. Airman killed earlier this month in a helicopter crash in England.

01/23/2014

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Sen. Casey Continuing Fight To Save 911th Airlift Wing

Sen. Bob Casey continues to fight to protect the 911th Airlift Wing in Moon Township.

01/23/2014

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