Veterans

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World War II Veteran Remembers D-Day

World War II Veteran talks about his experience with D-Day.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/05/2014

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France Thanks WWII Vets 70 Years After D-Day Invasion

June 6, 1944 – thousands of allied soldiers crossed the English Channel to the shores of France.

06/03/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Tim Lawson)

New Vietnam Veterans Memorial Dedicated In Lower Burrell

There’s a new memorial in Westmoreland County that honors the men and women who gave their lives while serving in Vietnam.

05/31/2014

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Outrage After 700 Local Veterans Kept On Waiting List, Shinseki Resigns

Two congressmen are criticizing the Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System for keeping nearly 700 veterans on a list for medical care, some for more than a year.

05/30/2014

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Playtime And History Mixed At Soldiers And Sailors Celebrations

There was face paint, a parachute and more at Soldiers and Sailors Hall on Memorial Day.

05/26/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photographer Chris Kunicki)

Vets Remembered At Memorial Day Ceremony

Veterans and their families gathered for the annual Memorial Day program at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.

05/25/2014

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Hundreds Show Up For “It’s About The Warrior” 5K

Hundreds of people were in North Park Sunday for the “It’s All About The Warrior” 5K.

05/25/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Dave Forstate)

W. Va. Veteran On Special Mission Across North America

The white jeep draws attention on its journey through North America.

05/23/2014

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Sen. Toomey Weighs In On VA Hospital Scandal, Other Issues

United States Senator Pat Toomey joins Mike Pintek in studio to talk about the veterans hospital, immigration and Obama.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/23/2014

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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

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Fred Williams)

Local Veterans Finally Laid To Rest During Moving Ceremony

For the past few years, the unclaimed remains of 26 veterans have been waiting to be buried; and on Thursday, they were finally laid to rest at the Cemetery of the Alleghenies.

05/15/2014

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Local Veteran Runs The Pittsburgh Marathon With A Mission

A local Veteran is running the Pittsburgh Marathon to encourage others returning home from service related injuries.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/02/2014

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Project Journey House Opens In Millvale

A Millvale property is getting new life and is helping others to start a new one. The building will serve as emergency housing for female veterans who need help getting back on their feet.

04/17/2014

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Pennsylvania Rolls Out Veterans’ Notation On Driver’s Licenses

Pennsylvania military veterans can now have their service noted on state driver’s licenses, offering them a way to demonstrate their status if they don’t have military ID handy.

03/04/2014

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It’s About The Warrior Foundation

A documentary featuring wounded veteran Mike Cranmer debuted this weekend at Latitude 40.

01/25/2014

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