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Beaver Co. Residents Want Missing Replica Weapons Replaced At Bronze Military Statue

A memorial to Beaver County veterans has towered over McIntosh Square in Beaver since 1900. But the weapons they once held have been missing for some time.

05/07/2014

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It’s About The Warrior Foundation

A documentary featuring wounded veteran Mike Cranmer debuted this weekend at Latitude 40.

01/25/2014

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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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Seasoned Wartime Reporter Talks Impact Of Conflicts

Jones has reported on the impact of war in the Middle East, Asia and Africa. She has spent time in Afghanistan with US soldiers.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/10/2013

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Returning Soldiers Get Warm Welcome At Airport

Somewhere in the phalanx of rollaway suitcases at Pittsburgh International Airport, a family greets a soldier home from the war.

07/19/2013

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Cycling Event Focuses On Wellness, Healing Of Wounded Veterans

The Wounded Warrior Soldier Ride is a rehabilitative cycling event that focuses on physical health, wellness and healing.

06/27/2013

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Mt. Lebanon Soldiers Honored With Monument

The words “in honor of those who served” say it all at a Mt. Lebanon Veterans Memorial.

05/27/2013

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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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Local WWII Veterans Take Trip To See Memorial In Washington D.C.

They were members of the Greatest Generation, and when their country called, they answered. Now, a group of veterans have made a one-day trip to Washington D.C. to see the World War II Memorial.

05/21/2013

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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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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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Local Soldier Reacts To Report That Iraq Wasn’t Worth It

KDKA-AM’s Larry Richert talks to Ben Keen, head of Steel City Vets and veteran of Iraq, about a new government report that says going to Iraq wasn’t worth the cost.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/07/2013

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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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