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Baldwin Students Celebrate Veterans Day By Hearing Vets’ Stories

Generations of veterans passed through the heart of Pittsburgh, in the annual Veterans Day Parade.

11/11/2013

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WWII Veterans Honored With High School Diplomas

Many men and women left school to fight in WWII and never got to receive their high school diplomas. Thursday night three men were honored with diplomas.

10/18/2013

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Tuskegee Airmen’s Memorial Unveiled In Sewickley

It was a day that some World War II veterans thought they would never live to see: the dedication and unveiling of Tuskegee Airman’s Memorial of Greater Pittsburgh.

09/15/2013

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Famous B-17 Bomber Stops At Allegheny County Airport

A Hollywood movie tells the story of a World War II bomber called the “Memphis Belle.”

07/22/2013

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Man Attacks Police With WWII Bayonet

Two state troopers say a man tried to attack them with a WWII bayonet.

06/24/2013

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Mt. Lebanon Soldiers Honored With Monument

The words “in honor of those who served” say it all at a Mt. Lebanon Veterans Memorial.

05/27/2013

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Vet Plays Millvale Taps After So Many Years

No one in the Millvale crowd recalls just how many Memorial Day services have been held at VFW Post 118, across from the doughboy statue.

05/27/2013

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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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Former Steelers Player And Coach Dies

Former Pittsburgh Steelers center and coach Chuck Cherundolo has died in Florida at the age of 96.

12/29/2012

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WWII Battleship Clock Makes Its Way To Local Museum

Today marks the 71st anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. And a piece of that historic day is on display for the Pittsburgh community to see — an artifact from a sunken battleship.

12/07/2012

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Annual Veterans Parade Continues To Honor Those Who Served

Thousands line the streets of downtown Pittsburgh Saturday morning to honor our veterans.

11/11/2012

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Arlington Military Burial For Recently-Found WWII Vets

The remains of seven long missing World War II marines, including John Yeager of New Kensington, will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery Thursday.

10/04/2012

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Jeep Celebrated In Butler County

More than 1,000 Jeeps will find their way to Butler this weekend. The Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival honors the first one of all. It was built in Butler on the cusp of World War II.

08/10/2012

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Battle Of The Bulge Veterans Take Final Ride

The Latrobe Fourth of July celebration is a tradition for many across the area, but this year it’s a bittersweet occasion as a special group of veterans ride in their final parade.

07/04/2012

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‘Memphis Belle’ To Fly At Allegheny County Airport

Few aircraft have achieved the stature and fame of the “Memphis Belle.” The Memphis Belle was the first American bomber to successfully complete 25 missions over enemy territory. Decades later, a popular film would introduce the bomber and her crew to a new generation.

07/02/2012

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