Military

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NCIS Agents Fans Of TV Version, Appreciate Respect Show Gives Real Agency

Once known only in military circles, all that changed when its namesake, “NCIS,” debuted on television. The Naval Criminal Investigative Service has been around a lot longer than the TV version. They protect the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps personnel as well as assets all over the world.

11/19/2013

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First-Of-Its-Kind Retreat Working To Heal Soldiers

The first of its kind Boulder Crest Retreat is attempting to undo some of the harm our troops still suffer. It aims to heal wounds that are clearly visible or not.

11/13/2013

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Baldwin Students Celebrate Veterans Day By Hearing Vets’ Stories

Generations of veterans passed through the heart of Pittsburgh, in the annual Veterans Day Parade.

11/11/2013

Many Restaurants Offering Discounts For Veterans Day

If you’re a veteran, you’ll be able to get lots of discounts on Veterans Day!

11/08/2013

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Aid Worker Held Hostage In Somalia Honors Her Navy SEAL Rescuers

It’s not often we get to hear the details of top-secret missions carried out by the U.S. Military; but Saturday night, a former hostage told her story at the inaugural Pittsburgh Pays Tribute Gala fundraiser.

11/03/2013

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Soldier Surprises Wife, Daughter With Early Homecoming

John Krill had planned to surprise his wife, Brittni, with a special homecoming for close to a month.

11/01/2013

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“Lowe’s Heroes” Help Build Home For Homeless Vets

After a week of nearly non-stop improvements, the handiwork of volunteers is revealed.

10/08/2013

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Helicopter Pilot Killed By Rotor At Pa. State Fair

A helicopter pilot is dead after officials say he walked into the aircraft’s spinning rotor while giving rides at Pennsylvania’s largest fair.

09/30/2013

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Steelers Honor Military Veterans With “Heroes At Heinz Field”

Some of the Steelers took time to honor veterans from our area Tuesday night.

09/10/2013

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Groundbreaking Kicks Off Construction Of Region’s New PX

Local dignitaries took shovels in hand to officially break ground for this region’s new post exchange or PX in Moon Township.

08/29/2013

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Community Comes Together To Support Operation Doug

A community is coming together to help a local soldier and his family.

07/16/2013

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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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