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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.


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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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Local Woman Uses Brain To Control Robotic Limb

A paralyzed woman from the Pittsburgh area is among the first people to use their thoughts to use a robotic arm.


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Emotional Sendoff For Local Soldier

A local soldier got a moving sendoff Sunday before heading to Iraq.


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Tears & Hugs Exchanged As Soldiers Return Home

A touching scene played out in New Kensington Saturday when more than 100 members of the 307th MP Company returned to their families after a yearlong tour in Afghanistan.


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Local Soldiers Return Home From Afghanistan

An emotional reunion at Pittsburgh International Airport as soldiers returned home from Afghanistan just in time for Thanksgiving. It’s been nine months since their loved ones have seen them.


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Veterans Remembered At Cemetery Of Alleghenies

Veterans Day is a day to remember and honor the men and women who have fought for our country. Many people who lost loved ones visited the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, where veterans have been laid to rest.


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Lawsuit Filed Over Funeral Policy For Soldiers

A Veterans Affairs policy prevents the mention of religion by voluntary honor guards at funerals unless the family of the deceased gives consent before the service.


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Lawrenceville Holds Annual Memorial Day Parade

Lawrenceville pulls out all the stops for their annual Memorial Day Parade. This year, the parade brought out lots of families to salute the soldiers of past and present wars.


Volunteers put wreathes on the graves at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies Saturday morning. (Photo Credit: KDKA)

Wreath Laying Held At National Cemetery of the Alleghenies

CECIL TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – Western Pennsylvania is taking part in a nationwide event to pay tribute to veterans. Hundreds of volunteers, students and family members gathered in Cecil Township this weekend for a holiday ceremony […]


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Local Soldiers Spend Holiday Helping Elderly

MOUNT PLEASANT TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – Soldiers in Mount Pleasant are spending their Thanksgiving holiday delivering meals to the elderly all over Westmoreland County. The meals were cooked on Wednesday at The Armory in Mount Pleasant. […]