Department of Defense

Pa. Senator Pat Toomey in file photo (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Senator Toomey Aims To Lower Unemployment Rate Among Nation’s Veterans

A meeting was held today in Montgomery County to discuss ways to lower the unemployment rate of recent military veterans. Among the speakers, Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey.

07/28/2014

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Schuylkill County Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

Capt. Jason B. Jones, 29, of Orwigsburg, Schuylkill County, died Monday, in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, of wounds received from small-arms.

06/03/2014

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As President Hosts Summit On Concussions, Local School District’s Policy Puts Training At Forefront

In the hard hitting world of high school football, concussions are a problem. And Strath Haven High School is dealing with them head on.

05/29/2014

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Soldier From Lancaster County Killed In Afghanistan

Military authorities say a Colorado-based Green Beret from Pennsylvania was killed over the weekend during an attack on his base in Afghanistan.

10/15/2013

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Remains Of 3 Missing Pa. Airmen Returned

The Department of Defense said Friday that the remains of three Pennsylvania airmen missing from the Vietnam War and World War II have been identified and returned to their families for burial.

10/11/2013

A dog adopted through the No Dog Left Behind program. (Credit: No Dog Left Behind)

Phila. Non-Profit Recognized For Work With Veterans, Stray War-Zone Dogs

The Department of Defense’s Seven Seals Awards was recently given to Trish Gohl of Northeast Philadelphia for her passionate support for war-torn pups.

07/29/2013

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Area War Veterans Applaud US Military Decision to Allow Women in Combat

US defense secretary Leon Panetta was expected to announce today that American women will be allowed by policy onto the front lines of combat. Local vetarans, including Aronda Smith, think it’s a good move.

01/24/2013

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