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Posted on: November 12, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Vietnam bench dedicated at Veterans Day ceremony

Rocky Bleier poses with McKeesport officials

Vietnam veteran, Purple Heart recipient, and Super Bowl champion Steeler Rocky Bleier helped McKeesport veterans dedicate a new bench in celebration of Veterans Day in 2022.

On Saturday, November 12, the McKeesport community welcomed Vietnam veteran, Purple Heart recipient, and Super Bowl champion Steeler Rocky Bleier to Memorial Park on Lysle Boulevard for the dedication of a Vietnam veterans bench.

Mayor Michael Cherepko thanked all who gathered to celebrate Veterans Day and honor those who have served our country. Mr. Bleier shared his experience and wisdom with guests as they dedicated the new bench. The ceremony was followed by a luncheon at the McKeesport 23 AMVETS Post 8 of McKeesport.

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