Veterans Day

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Conversations With Veterans: The Struggle Post Military Life

Female vets, who currently number close to two million, may have it even tougher than their male counterparts. One such veteran is Donna, a Denver-based, single mom, whose struggles lasted far longer than her deployment.

11/24/2014

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Police: Man Tried To Enter Middle School While Impersonating A Veteran

A man has been charged after police say he impersonated a veteran in order to get inside a local school.

11/15/2014

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WWII Vet Determined To Get Fellow Marine Recognized For His Ultimate Sacrifice

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.

11/11/2014

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New Engineering Lab Helping Wounded Vets Find New Life

They’re wounded Iraq War veterans still suffering from post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injuries, but they consider themselves fortunate to have survived the improvised explosives and mortar attacks that nearly took their lives.

11/11/2014

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Congressman Hopeful New VA Administrator Will Turn Things Around

Like so many teenagers in the ‘60s, Don Bowers went to Vietnam.

11/11/2014

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Local Veterans Honored At Duquesne University Breakfast

President Woodrow Wilson declared Nov. 11, 1919, as Armistice Day to mark the end of World War I. Since then, it has been re-named Veterans Day.

11/11/2014

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Veterans Honored During Special Ceremony At Cemetery Of The Alleghenies

Veterans Day is a time to pay respect to those who have served our country, both in the past and presently.

11/11/2014

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Free Meals For Veterans On Veterans Day

Veterans will have the opportunity to pick up some free meals around the area today.

11/11/2014

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Pittsburgh Salutes Military Men & Women At Annual Veterans Day Parade

The 95th Annual Veterans Day Parade in Downtown Pittsburgh gave many people an opportunity to say thank you to the men and women who have served their country in peacetime and in war.

11/08/2014

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Weekend Events To Clog Pittsburgh Roads

If you’re driving through Pittsburgh this weekend, expect some delays and major road closures.

11/07/2014

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In the Service of Soldiers: Raytheon’s 2014 Week of Service Honors Warfighters

The tour bus always goes quiet as the granite pillars and archways come into view along 17th Street in Washington D.C. An announcement from the tour guide breaks the silence and tells the old soldiers on board what they already know: They’ve arrived at the National World War II Memorial.

11/03/2014

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Pittsburgh Named No. 1 City For Veterans Starting Out

Pittsburgh has topped lists as one of the best places to live for several years – and it turns out it’s no different for veterans.

10/28/2014

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Flag Removal Complaints Prompt Beaver Co. To Reinforce Old Law

Beaver County is reinforcing a law already on the books after complaints about flags being removed by cemetery workers too soon.

05/15/2014

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Baldwin Students Celebrate Veterans Day By Hearing Vets’ Stories

Generations of veterans passed through the heart of Pittsburgh, in the annual Veterans Day Parade.

11/11/2013

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Vets And Civilians Honor Those Who Serve At Veterans Day Parade

The Veterans Day Parade is a tradition.

11/11/2013

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