Operation Enduring Freedom
Many local soldiers returned to see their families for the first time in more than a year Saturday.
It was a moment that words can’t truly explain as children of all ages saw their mothers and fathers come home Thursday night.
Flags are flying at half-staff today for a local Navy SEAL who was killed during a rescue mission in Afghanistan.
Navy SEAL Nicholas Checque, 28, who was killed over the weekend while taking part in the rescue of a hostage in Afghanistan, was the third serviceman who graduated from Norwin High School to die from enemy fire in either Iraq of Afghanistan, since 2007.
The Pentagon says a Navy SEAL from Monroeville was killed during a rescue mission in Afghanistan that freed an American doctor abducted by the Taliban.
A father is in mourning following the death of his son in Afghanistan. He is remembering the local soldier as a brave and patriotic man who was a good son and father.
A local soldier who was stationed in Afghanistan has died. Staff Sergeant Eric Holman of Evans City in Butler County was killed supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Family and friends gathered Saturday night at the Air Reserve Station in Moon Township to welcome home members of the 32nd Aerial Port Squadron.
More than 20 members of the 911th Airlift Wing’s Civil Engineering Squadron returned to Pittsburgh Monday night after a six-month deployment in Afghanistan to support Operation Enduring Freedom.