While many people were preparing for cookouts at the end of a long weekend, the true meaning of Memorial Day is to honor the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our freedom.
They are the faces of just a few of the fallen soldiers from our area who gave their lives while serving our country this past year.
Veterans and their families gathered at the war memorial in Monessen to honor so many who have given so much to their country.
Lt. Colonel Chuck Sargent of the Air Force Reserves addressed students at Moon Area Middle School Monday.
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After spending enough time with the Pittsburgh Steelers and other NFL franchises, Jeremy Staat decided there was a cause bigger than that which he wanted to take up, and that’s when he joined the Marine Corp.
The funeral procession wound its way from Fairchance in Fayette County to the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies bringing the cremated remains of four veterans and one military wife, all who, until today, had no final resting place.
Jim Burchfield, of the Bethel Park area, is a major in the U.S. Marine Corps. He is shipping out tonight to Afghanistan. But he will be taking along a once-in-a-lifetime memory: his daughter’s high school graduation.
The U.S. military has identified a member of the Navy’s SEAL Team 6 who died during parachute training in southern Arizona.
Many local soldiers returned to see their families for the first time in more than a year Saturday.
A standing ovation greeted Congressman Tim Murphy on Monday morning, as he was joined by other elected officials and military leaders at the 911th Airlift Wing.
Officials have announced that the 911th Airlift Wing will remain open at least through 2014.
The fate of the 911th Airlift Wing in Moon Township could be announced on Wednesday, members of Congress tell KDKA.
The Obama administration says automatic spending cuts set to take effect this week would mean less money for Pennsylvania’s schools, military, environmental protection, and drug treatment.
Last weekend, 23-year-old Sgt. Shane Stipancic was reminded that there are no days off in a war zone.