Veterans

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Wreaths Across America Aims To Honor Veterans During Holidays

We tend to remember our veterans on Memorial Day and then again on their special day in November. However, an effort called Wreaths Across America wants to make sure they aren’t forgotten at the holidays.

12/15/2014

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Hundreds Lay Wreaths On Vets’ Graves At National Cemetery Of The Alleghenies

Hundreds of people were at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies Saturday to lay wreaths on the graves of local veterans.

12/13/2014

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Local Veterans Receive Gift Of New Suit For Holidays

The Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania wants to make sure our former military members aren’t forgotten.

12/12/2014

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Wounded Police Officer Giving Back To Homeless Vets This Thanksgiving

The Shepherd’s Heart Veterans Home in Uptown Pittsburgh is basking in the aroma of turkey in the oven.

11/26/2014

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Take The Strong Vet Pledge & Help Local Veterans

Western Pennsylvania is home to thousands of veterans and a new collaboration is creating a support network for them.

11/25/2014

Spc. Javier Mendoza works under the hood of a 2014 GM vehicle at the Raytheon and GM training center at Fort Hood, Texas. Mendoza, a newly GM-certified automotive technician, hopes to find work at a GM dealership in his hometown, Houston, Texas. Photo by Pat McKenna/Raytheon

From Trenches To Wrenches: Training Soldiers For Civilian Success

Raytheon Professional Services provided this first-of-its-kind training at Fort Hood, teaching the same curriculum that every dealership’s GM-certified automotive technician receives.

11/24/2014

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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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Disabled American Veterans Organization Giving Back To Those Who Serve Our Country

Through the Disabled American Veterans organization, veterans can find programs for financial, physical and emotional needs.

11/24/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: Nick Lopez’ Success Post Military Life

Technically savvy and patriotic, Nick Lopez always knew he wanted to use his talent to serve his country.

11/17/2014

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Supporting Our Military On Campus

Under the GI Bill, veterans are provided with financial support for education, making college a viable dream.

11/17/2014

Hall of Fame Steeler Rocky Bleier

Rocky Bleier Named Honorary Chairman Of “The Crucible” Extreme Hiking Fundraiser

Rocky Bleier and Dr. Joesph Maroon announced as the honorary chairmen of “The Crucible” extreme hike thought the Laurel Mountains this coming May.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/13/2014

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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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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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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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