U.S. Marine Corps
A local World War II veteran has dedicated his life’s work to getting his former sergeant from the Battle of Iwo Jima recognized for saving his life during the war.
In 2011 a young Marine just out of boot camp fought a different fight. The 17-year-old North Allegheny student wants to wear her Marine dress blues to her graduation ceremony, but was told she was not permitted to do so.
A local Marine wore a cap and gown instead of her uniform dress blues during her high school graduation ceremony after all.