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He Sacrificed It All For Us’: Community Mourns Export Soldier Killed In Afghanistan (Video)

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A local soldier who was killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan is being remembered this week in Westmoreland County. More...

Funeral services held Tuesday for local fallen soldier (Video)

EXPORT, Pa. - Funeral services for a soldier from Export who was killed in Afghanistan were held Tuesday morning. More...

Family, community gather to say goodbye to Army Sgt. Jason McClary

Photographs of Army Sgt. Jason McClary — depicting him as a child, adult and with his family — filled the dimly lit interior of Cornerstone Ministries on Tuesday. More...

14th Quartermaster Desert Storm Scholarship

The 14th Quartermaster/Operation Desert Storm Scholarship Fund was established at The Community Foundation of Westmoreland County to provide scholarship support to Westmoreland County High School students who are considering a career within a military branch or who has a parent who is a veteran or currently serving in the United States Army (to include Army Reserves who have seen active duty). The scholarship is not based on financial need; however, financial information will be requested. The applicant must have a cumulative grade point average of a B or above. The applicant must effectively communicate how military service has played a part in their family dynamic, how the service or continuing service of a parent has shaped their character and future plans. 
Average Award: $1,200
Award Type: Single-Year Award
Deadline: 3/31/2019 
More info here

North Huntingdon chapter of Wreaths Across America places 2,250 memorials

Volunteers with the North Huntingdon chapter of Wreaths Across America on Saturday placed 2,250 wreaths on the graves of veterans buried in two township cemeteries. (Video)

Pittsburgh Vet Center News

Holiday party Dec. 18th, Vet Center Group Schedule, Vets Write, and more here.

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