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otters Enter to win 2 tickets (Veteran and a guest) to watch the Erie Otters take on the Kitchener Rangers and host Steel City Vets as the Otters' Guests of Honor.

Deadline to submit an entry form is 5:00pm on Monday, November 3rd. Those selected will get 2 FREE tickets to the game which includes a picnic style buffet, non-alcoholic drinks, a special gift from the Erie Otters and transportation to and from the game.

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otfbanner Thank you to all of those who helped make the "Out of the Foxhole" event a huge success.

If you weren't able to make it out to the event, and would like to purchase a copy of the book Embedded Enemy please visit either of these online stores.


Join the Steel City Yellow Jackets during their inaugural season during their Salute To Veterans game when they take on Team Network.

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Steel City Vets connects Veterans and provides several ways to get involved.

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Serving the Post 9/11 Veterans of the Greater Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania areas.

We are a home grown Post-9/11 Veteran support group designed and run by Post-9/11 Veterans. We work with many locally and nationally based groups to help provide returning veterans with the needed support they need.

Steel City Vets (SCV) is a group for any member of the US Armed Services both currently serving and those who have served in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

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veteranscrisisline If you know a Veteran or if you are Veteran in need, you can call the Veterans Crisis Line or click on this button to be taken to their website for more information.


The VA's Airborne Hazards and Open Pit Registry allows Veterans who served in support of OEF/OIF/OND as well as Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, to document their exposure and report any concerns through this online form.

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Check out some of the latest news surrounding Steel City Vets and other things effecting Veterans here in the area.

Local Vet Reacts To Deteriorating Situation In Iraq

Recently the KDKA Morning Show with Larry Reichert asked Steel City Vets' Executive Director to join in on the show to discuss the growing violence in Iraq.

Article written by: Andrew Limberg

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Army Strong Community Center Newletter

The July Addition of the Army Strong Community Center is now out. This month's addition takes a special look at different ideas on fun ways to spend the Jly 4th weekend as well as the summer together with your loved ones.

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Out of the Foxhole unites Veterans

Steel City Vets, the Veterans Breakfast Club and Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall joined forces to host a special event geared to bring Post 9/11 Veterans together. At the event, CSM (Ret) Bart Womack recounted the events that occured on March 23, 2003 at Camp Pennsylvania during a Soldier-on-Soldier attack which he has captured in his recently released book Embedded Enemy.

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Exit Plan

"Exit Plan," by Jeffery Fraser tells how readjusting to civilian life can be difficult for veterans, but many in the Pittsburgh region say they're up for the challenge - and some local philanthropies are working together to make the journey a little easier. Tintype portraits by Jason Snyder.

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Deadliest Catch star visits with local vets

Steel City Vets was proud to welcome Capt "Wild Bill" Wichrowski from the multi-Emmy award winning series Deadliest Catch back to his city. Bill, who grew up in Irwin, PA came back to Pittsburgh and took time out of schedule to spend time with us. Check out some of the pictures as seen on WPXI's "Seen and Be Seen".

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