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Local Businesses Asked To Participate In Fundraiser To Support Marines Abroad

“And the money will all go towards our Merry Christmas mission where we send Christmas and Hanukkah to our Marines in Afghanistan. That’s a huge $500,000 mission,” organizer Patty Lewis said.

10/27/2011

Ryan Iannelli

Funeral Held For New Jersey Marine Killed In Afghanistan

A Marine helicopter pilot from southern New Jersey who was killed in combat in Afghanistan late last month has been laid to rest.

10/09/2011

Ken Iannelli

Family Mourns Marine Who Served More Than His Country

Ken Iannelli heard a knock at his door Wednesday that changed his life forever.

09/30/2011

First Lt. Ryan K. Iannelli, of Clarksboro, N.J., died Sept. 28 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

Marine From Gloucester County Killed In Afghanistan

A United States Marine from Gloucester County, New Jersey has been killed while serving his country in Afghanistan.

09/30/2011

(Capitol dome, Harrisburg, Pa.   File photo)

Pa. State Police Personnel Who Served Abroad Honored In Harrisburg 9/11 Tribute

In one of the first ceremonies that will mark the tenth anniversary of 9-11, Pennsylvania State Police personnel who’ve served in the military over the past decade were honored during an event near Harrisburg.

09/01/2011

(An informal color guard formed outside the Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul for the funeral of Petty Officer Michael Strange.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Final Farewell For Naval Officer From Philadelphia Killed In Afghanistan

A tearful farewell was said today for US Navy petty officer Michael Strange, who was killed in the line of duty earlier this month in Afghanistan.

08/18/2011

SEAL Softball Memorial Game

Navy SEAL Michael Strange Killed In Afghanistan Honored At Softball Game In Fishtown

A memorial softball game was played in the Fishtown section of the city Friday night to honor Michael Strange, one of the Navy Seals killed when a helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan one week ago.

08/13/2011

Cpl. Nicholas S. Ott (credit: Facebook.com)

N.J. Marine Killed In Combat In Afghanistan, 3rd Local Serviceman Killed This Week

A Marine from New Jersey has been killed while serving his country in Afghanistan. Cpl. Nicholas Ott is the third local serviceman that died in combat this week.

08/12/2011

President Obama arrives at Dover A.F.B. aboard Marine One to honor fallen troops killed in Afghanistan. (credit: CBS)

President Obama Honors Fallen Troops At Dover Air Force Base

President Barack Obama flew on Marine One to Dover Air Force Base today to honor the U.S. forces killed over the weekend in Afghanistan.

08/09/2011

ALESSANDRO LEONARD PLUTINO

Pitman Family Mourns The Loss Of Fallen Army Ranger Killed In Afghanistan

An Army Ranger from Pitman, New Jersey is the latest casualty in the war on terror.

08/08/2011

Stigall Show Log 8.8.11

Chris analyzes the Standard and Poors downgrade of the U.S. credit rating with Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup and he talks to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel about their big series against the Giants over the weekend.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/08/2011

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Navy SEAL From Philadelphia Killed In Helicopter Crash In Afghanistan

Eyewitness News has learned that one of the 22 Navy SEALs killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan on Saturday is from Philadelphia.

08/07/2011

Girl Scouts

Bucks County Girl Scouts Make Candles To Honor Army Sergeant Killed In Afghanistan

Girl Scout Troop 282 in Bucks County is helping to remember a local soldier, killed July 17th in Afghanistan’s Kandahar Province.

07/21/2011

PA Guardsmen

3 Pennsylvania National Guardsmen Killed In Afghanistan

Three Pennsylvania soldiers were killed and five others wounded earlier this week by a roadside bomb that struck their convoy in Afghanistan, military officials said Wednesday.

07/20/2011

Sgt. 1st Class Kenneth Elwell

Family Mourns Bucks County Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

Before 33-year-old Kenneth Elwell became a Sergeant 1st Class, Elwell was a son, a brother and a husband.

07/19/2011

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