Outlaw Platoon

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Local Vets Think ‘American Sniper’ Is A Movie Everyone Needs To See

The Clint Eastwood directed movie “American Sniper” broke box-office records last weekend and is up for multiple Academy Awards, but it’s also been facing controversy since its release.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/22/2015

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Local Veteran Gives Take On Bowe Bergdahl Situation

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has become a hot button issue since his release in exchange for five Taliban members this past weekend.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/04/2014

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Local Retired Army Captain Talks About Women in Combat

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to retired Army Captain Sean Parnell about his thoughts on women in combat.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/25/2013

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Pentagon To Lift Ban On Women In Combat

The Pentagon has lifted its ban on women in combat. United States Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced the historic change on Thursday. But how do people feel about the move?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/24/2013

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Local Vet Talks About Veterans Day, Issues

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Captain Sean Parnell, local vet and author of “Outlaw Platoon,” about Veterans Day and how we should treat returning vets.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/12/2012

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By The Way, There’s A War In Afghanistan

KDKA AM’s John Shumway talks to retired soldier Sean Parnell, author of “Outlaw Platoon,” about the perception that most Americans don’t care about the war in Afghanistan.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/23/2012

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Outlaw Platoon Honored At PNC Park

They’re called the Outlaw Platoon and they were honored at Friday night’s Pirates game. The Army platoon fought on the dangerous border between Pakistan and Afghanistan. They were led into combat by a Pirate fan from Cranberry Township.


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Outlaw Platoon To Be Honored In Pittsburgh

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to some of the soldiers whose stories are told in the NY Times Best Seller, “Outlaw Platoon.”

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/25/2012

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“Outlaw Platoon” Author Talks Serving In Afghanistan

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to Captain Sean Parnell, author of a riveting book on his experiences in Afghanistan.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/30/2012