People attend the funeral ceremony of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani in Tehran
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(WBEN) - Since receiving the Medal of Honor, David Bellavia has been traveling the country helping the Army in their recruiting mission. This morning, Bellavia joined WBEN, where he talked about last week's air strike on Iran and the ensuing political discourse and if it has at all hurt those...
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Tim Wenger
October 12, 2019 - 8:11 pm
Niagara Falls (WBEN) - The crowd quietly filled the picturesque Rapids Theatre in Niagara Falls Saturday afternoon in anticipation of hearing the first major address in Western New York by Medal of Honor recipient David Bellavia. Seats in the venue were filled one by one with veterans, citizens and...
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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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June 24, 2019 - 8:46 pm
The Pentagon, (WBEN) - “I just want to say how absolutely grateful I am that attention can be given to the men and women I served with in Iraq”. Former Staff Sergeant David Bellavia, at a media roundtable at the Pentagon Monday afternoon. VIEW/HEAR: Complete Coverage of David Bellavia and Medal of...
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Mike Baggerman
July 26, 2017 - 3:24 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Local advocates responded to President Trump's tweets on Wednesday morning which said the United States government will no longer allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. military because of the medical costs and disruptions that transgender in the...
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Mike Baggerman
April 11, 2017 - 4:00 am
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WBEN) - Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer visited Niagara Falls on Monday and discussed the recent military actions by the Trump administration. U.S. Warships Re-Routed Toward Korean Peninsula "There's only one really good answer for North Korea and it's a five letter word:...
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