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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

Watching Fireworks

Military Fireworks Show Cut, Even Though Local Company Volunteered To Do It For Free

Military veterans are upset after the annual Camp Lejeune fireworks show for military members and their families was cut. Even after a local company volunteered to do it for free.

07/03/2013

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Vets Take Soldier Ride With Wounded Warrior Project

They were pumped up, ready to hit the road and ride.

06/28/2013

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Military Moving Women To Frontline Combat And Commando Missions

Is there any job in the military — frontline combat or on special commando missions — that women can not do?

06/18/2013

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Thousands Attend Lawrenceville Memorial Day Parade

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.

05/27/2013

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Many Local Soldiers Gave Their Lives In The Past Year

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.

05/26/2013

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Vets Remembered For Memorial Day

Veterans and their families gathered at the war memorial in Monessen to honor so many who have given so much to their country.

05/26/2013

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Local Students Meet The Troops They Sent Letters To

Lt. Colonel Chuck Sargent of the Air Force Reserves addressed students at Moon Area Middle School Monday.

05/20/2013

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Memorial Day Celebrations In Pittsburgh

Patronize, volunteer and enjoy one or more of these great Memorial Day Events.

05/13/2013

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Former Steeler Jeremy Staat Is Doing His Part To Help War Veterans

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.

04/18/2013

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Missing In America Project Making Sure Veterans Have Final Resting Place

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.

04/11/2013

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Local High School Holds Early Graduation For Military Dad’s Daughter

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.

04/02/2013

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Elizabethville Navy SEAL Dies During Training In Ariz.

The U.S. military has identified a member of the Navy’s SEAL Team 6 who died during parachute training in southern Arizona.

03/30/2013

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Local Soldiers Come Home After Year In Kuwait

Many local soldiers returned to see their families for the first time in more than a year Saturday.

03/30/2013

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Officials Working To Make Sure 911th Airlift Wing Open Beyond 2014

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.

03/18/2013

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