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Veterans

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Medal Stolen Right Before It Was To Be Given To D-Day Vet

He was a fine soldier regarding the circumstances, loss and his heroic service to his country.

05/27/2013

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Thousands Attend Lawrenceville Memorial Day Parade

While many people were preparing for cookouts at the end of a long weekend, the true meaning of Memorial Day is to honor the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our freedom.

05/27/2013

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Vets Remembered For Memorial Day

Veterans and their families gathered at the war memorial in Monessen to honor so many who have given so much to their country.

05/26/2013

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Local WWII Veterans Take Trip To See Memorial In Washington D.C.

They were members of the Greatest Generation, and when their country called, they answered. Now, a group of veterans have made a one-day trip to Washington D.C. to see the World War II Memorial.

05/21/2013

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Wounded Warrior Project At Your Service

We’re hosting Warriors At Your Service on Friday, November 8 in the 84 Lumber Theater. Find out how WWP can help injured service members.

05/21/2013

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Interviews With Veterans: What Memorial Day Means From A Hero’s Perspective

How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.

05/13/2013

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Memorial Day Celebrations In Pittsburgh

Patronize, volunteer and enjoy one or more of these great Memorial Day Events.

05/13/2013

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Missing In America Project Making Sure Veterans Have Final Resting Place

The funeral procession wound its way from Fairchance in Fayette County to the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies bringing the cremated remains of four veterans and one military wife, all who, until today, had no final resting place.

04/11/2013

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Ground Broken On New Butler VA Facility

Ground was broken on a new VA facility in Butler County today.

04/05/2013

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“MyHome” Helping Wounded Vets Transition From Hospital To Home

World War II veteran Victor Saftner cuts the ribbon on the porch of a house inside a building. The virtual environment called “MyHome,” on VA Pittsburgh’s Heinz campus in Aspinwall, will help wounded vets transition from hospital to home.

02/20/2013

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Pentagon To Lift Ban On Women In Combat

The Pentagon has lifted its ban on women in combat. United States Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced the historic change on Thursday. But how do people feel about the move?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/24/2013

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Volunteers Remember Those Who Served With Wreaths

Volunteers,veterans groups and families gathered at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies and other gravesites around the country, to pay a special holiday tribute to soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice.

12/15/2012

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Opinion: Shame Of The Senate

The Brain Dead Republican Congress has had some low points, but last week’s Senate vote on a United Nations treaty for the disabled was notable in its outrageousness.

12/10/2012

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Casey Asks Top VA Official For Answers On Legionnaires Disease

The U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs has assured Sen. Bob Casey that he’s on top of the outbreak of Legionnaires Disease at the VA hospitals in Pittsburgh.

12/06/2012

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Opinion: Our Veterans Should Not Be At Risk In Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.

11/12/2012

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