During the filming of “The Dark Knight Rises” in Pittsburgh last year, a call went out for military veterans and martial arts specialists. They were needed to play the roles of villain Bane’s elite corps of mercenaries.
This Memorial Day we remember the men and women who serve in the military. Many veterans returning home from war have injuries that are not visible, such as hearing loss.
Just in time for the Memorial Day Weekend, some businesses are serving up discounts.
He survived one of the most brutal chapters of American military history and today, a hero from Butler County was laid to rest.
The battle over the proposed closure of the 911th Airlift Wing and downsizing of the 171st Air Refueling Wing is heating up.
After nearly nine years of war, the last convoy of U.S. troops has left Iraq. In Pittsburgh, many are showing their support for those returning soldiers. One woman is putting up yellow ribbons in their honor.
It has been 8-years since Sgt. Nicholas Tomko died for his country and five years since the American flag was placed in his father’s hands.
Operation Troop Appreciation helps American servicemen and servicewomen who are overseas. But with President Obama announcing that troops are leaving Iraq, the organization is getting calls asking if they will continue their invaluable service.
With Tuesday marking the end of the U.S. military’s longstanding “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy prohibiting openly gay individuals from serving in the military, issues of homosexual rights are once more at the top of the collective American consciousness.
Vietnam Air Force veteran George Shelly joined KDKA Radio’s Chris Moore to talk about what the appropriate age is to enlist into the military.
There is plenty going on in Pittsburgh this Fourth of July holiday and now the Pirates are joining in with a salute to members of military and veterans.
Three out of four young people in America are not fit for military service and it’s worse in the city of Pittsburgh.
NewsRadio 1020 KDKA and 93.7 The Fan along with our sister stations Y-108 and Star 100.7 are partnering to support our troops through the local group Operation Troop Appreciation (OTA).
At a time when tens of thousands of American troops are fighting wars overseas in Afghanistan and Iraq and enforcing a no-fly zone over Libya, it’s hard to imagine that a government shutdown means U.S. troops won’t get paid.