Veterans

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96-Year-Old WWII Vet, Vietnam Vet Get High School Diplomas

Sometimes it takes a while for recognition to be given to people who are well-deserving of our praise.

08/27/2015

Robert "Kool" Bell with Robert Mangino and Shelley Duffy (Photo Credit: NewsRadio 1020 KDKA)

Robert “Kool” Bell Talks Fundraiser For Veterans, First Responders

Robert “Kool” Bell joining the Afternoon News after his sound check at the 2015 Celebrity Care Fest.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/24/2015

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Local Man Falls Victim To Nationwide Raffle Scam That Was Supposed To Help Veterans

Ken Vegely loves to fly, and he has a deep abiding respect for the country’s servicemen and women.

07/08/2015

A Very GRAMMY Christmas

Tim McGraw To Give Home To Veteran During Pittsburgh Tour Stop

Tim McGraw has given away over 100 homes to veterans and he is nowhere close to being done.

06/09/2015

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Pirates Honor Military Men & Women In Special Memorial Day Ceremony

Anyone who attended the Pirates game Monday night witnessed some special Memorial Day moments to remember those who gave their lives for our country.

05/25/2015

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“Patriotic Pups” Brings Veterans And Pit Bulls Together

The Western Pennsylvania Humane Society is launching programs to help veterans.

05/25/2015

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Soldiers & Sailors Hall Holds Memorial Day Festivities

Young re-enactors portraying the Colored Troops Fife and Drum Corps are among the many individuals who took part in Memorial Day festivities at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial in Oakland.

05/25/2015

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Military Men & Women Honored At Memorial Day Events Around Pittsburgh

Americans are taking time today to honor our Fallen Heroes, as well as those currently serving in the armed forces.

05/25/2015

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Events Across The Region Honor Veterans For Memorial Day

While many people are enjoying picnics and barbeques this Memorial Day, the holiday is meant to remember those who gave their lives for this country.

05/24/2015

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Veterans From All Over To Participate In Marathon Handcycle Division

The Pittsburgh Marathon is giving a hero’s welcome to a group of wounded warriors this weekend.

05/01/2015

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Mercer Co. Charity’s “Canines For Vets” Program Helping Dogs, Veterans In Need

The number of veterans suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder is staggering.

04/30/2015

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Award Honors Vets For Work After Their Military Service Is Done

Now in its fourth year, the Financial Planning Association of Pittsburgh is honoring area veterans who continue to serve in a different way now that their military service is done.

04/30/2015

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Operation StrongVet Brings Army Officer Who Captured Saddam Hussein To Town

The mastermind behind the capture of Saddam Hussein is in Pittsburgh this week sharing his incredible story about the capture of one of the world’s most wanted men.

04/21/2015

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Pittsburgh VA Clears Up Backlog, Shortens Wait Times

Congress was shocked to learn that at a VA facility in Phoenix, Ariz. 1,700 veterans had languished on waiting lists – and some had died awaiting care.

04/06/2015

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2 Steelers’ Legends Lead Charge For Free Bus Passes For Vets In Need

Steeler greats Rocky Bleier and Jerome Bettis recorded a public service announcement at KDKA aimed at raising money for veterans’ bus passes.

03/16/2015

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