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31st Street Bridge Renamed In Honor Of Fallen Hero

The 31st Street Bridge was re-named this weekend for a local war hero who made the ultimate sacrifice.

07/22/2013

Heinz History Center’s “1968” Exhibit

The national launch of Mister Rogers Neighborhood, the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and the peak of the Vietnam War. The year is 1968 – The Year That Rocked America.

01/17/2013

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New ‘1968’ Exhibit To Open At Heinz History Center

“1968: The Year That Rocked America.” That’s the theme of an exhibit opening next month at the Heinz History Center.

01/17/2013

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Rocky Bleier, Dick Hughes Team Up For Fundraiser

Hall of Fame Steeler Rocky Bleier was wounded in action in Vietnam. Actor Dick Hughes, a Pittsburgh native, was a conscientious objector who went to Vietnam by choice. Decades later, their paths will converge at a Heinz History Center fundraiser.

05/14/2012

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Ellwood City Soldier Posthumously Awarded Medal Of Honor

Running out of ammo, badly wounded Army Specialist Leslie Sabo, Jr. died suppressing enemy fire, allowing a Med-Evac helicopter to lift off from a landing zone in Cambodia. Les Sabo was 22-years-old. It was Mother’s Day, 1970.

04/17/2012

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Oakmont Veteran’s Flag Pole Vandalized

A Vietnam Veteran in Oakmont found an unpleasant surprise in his front yard on New Year’s Day. Tony Pallatto found his flag pole destroyed by vandals.

01/03/2012

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Veteran Weighs In On Appropriate Age To Enlist

Vietnam Air Force veteran George Shelly joined KDKA Radio’s Chris Moore to talk about what the appropriate age is to enlist into the military.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/26/2011

Vietnam Vet Drove a Just Ducky DUKW

If you’ve ever been on a Just Ducky tour, you know that the amphibious vehicles they use were once combat vehicles. It’s hard to imagine these slow moving vehicles being used in war as you’re […]

04/29/2010

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