Medal of Honor

Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - It has been one year since President Donald J. Trump placed the Medal of Honor around war hero David Bellavia 's neck in the East Room of the White House. "It feels like five years," chuckled Bellavia. "With Covid, this has been the longest year of our lives. It's been a...
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October 30, 2019 - 10:24 pm
Washington (WBEN) - David Bellavia was at the White House again Wednesday and expected the visit to come with much less stress as he witnessed another Medal of Honor ceremony. But the attention turned quickly onto Bellavia as President Donald Trump acknowledged his presence and said, "I heard you...
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Tim Wenger
October 09, 2019 - 9:42 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Another honor for David Bellavia this weekend as the City of Niagara Falls will pay tribute to the Medal of Honor recipient with the key to the city. The event at the Rapids Theatre will be held from 3pm to 5pm Saturday, October 12th and the ticketed session, which will...
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Brendan Keany
July 23, 2019 - 5:54 pm
BATAVIA (WBEN) - Medal of Honor recipient David Bellavia has been circulating throughout the country in recent weeks, but on Tuesday afternoon, he stopped back homke for a special award. David Bellavia has officially been awarded the Key to Batavia. @NewsRadio930 —...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - A new effort to get David Bellavia to run for Congress in launching this morning. Republican political strategist Michael Caputo has set up the site as a way to rally support for Bellavia should he choose to run for the seat currently held by Chris Collins in...
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July 07, 2019 - 8:28 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Medal of Honor recipient David Bellavia was LIVE on WBEN Monday during the Sandy Beach Show and co-hosting on his regular program "Bauerle and Bellavia" alongside Tom Bauerle. Bellavia is on a brief break from a whirlwind tour that followed his receipt of the highest military...
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New York, NY (WBEN) - As part of his Medal of Honor tour, David Bellavia rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday. See the Video below:
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(WBEN) - In the week since David Bellavia was presented the Medal of Honor, he has been put on a whirlwind tour in New York City. It turns out it's not over yet. "We're going to be doing a bunch of local media," Bellavia told WBEN. "We're going to ring the bell at the New York Stock Exchange...
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June 28, 2019 - 9:43 am
New York, New York (WBEN) - Medal of Honor recipient David Bellavia was in New York City Friday morning, beginning a national media tour on the set of FOX & Friends. Wearing the Medal of Honor, Bellavia recounted for the FOX hosts the November, 2004 night in Fallujah, when he saved his entire...
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Susan Rose
June 26, 2019 - 7:30 pm
Washington, D.C. (WBEN) - "It's hard to put it into words. It was a surreal moment. Something that a young kid from Orleans County could never have dreamed of." Dan Bellavia, brother of Medal of Honor recipient David Bellavia, was reflecting on the ceremony at the White House that had taken place...
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