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Local War Veterans Help Fellow Vet Rebuild In Sandy’s Aftermath

Flood waters filled the home of war veteran Andy Jackson with almost two feet of water. His furniture is gone, walls and floors taken apart, but his spirit remains intact, thanks to fellow U.S. Navy and Army veterans from his local American Legion post helping him rebuild.

11/11/2012

Josh Olson posed

Paralympic Wounded Warrior Josh Olson

After losing a leg in Iraq, Josh Olson is now participating in the Paralympics.

07/11/2012

(Philadelphia chapter of Tuskegee Airmen) (credit: KYW's John McDevitt.)

Tuskegee Airmen Treated Like Movie Stars At Flag Day Event Along Independence Hall

There was a flag raising ceremony outside Independence Hall on Thursday. The 78th Army Band played and members of the Philadelphia chapter of Tuskegee Airmen were on hand.

06/14/2012

(Credit: David Madden)

Cape May Beach Littered With Small Rocks Due To ‘Backpassing’ Method

This past winter’s beach replenishment in Cape May is going to need a little extra work. An experimental method to move the sand around produced an unexpected and unwelcomed byproduct.

05/06/2012

(Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Job Fair in South Philadelphia Aims To Put Unemployed Veterans To Work

The event was hosted by RecruitMilitary.com at Lincoln Financial Field. And even though the job market is tough, some companies were welcoming vets with open arms.

03/29/2012

(Sen. Bob Casey, left, listens as Lt. Gen. Michael Barbero discusses the US Army's efforts to combat improvised explosive devices -- IEDs.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Sen. Casey Pushes US Army Efforts To Combat IEDs

“We need lighter, more-integrated capabilities — sensors, jammers, pre-detection systems, that are integrated at birth and not lashed together as an afterthought,” suggested Lt. General Michael Barbero.

03/05/2012

(File photo)

Murder Victim Found In Del. Landfill Was US Army Leader, Vet

Authorities in Delaware have identified the body found in a landfill in Wilmington on New Year’s Eve as a New Castle man who served three presidents — and they’re calling his death a homicide.

01/04/2011

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