Korean War A Buffalo-born soldier killed in Korea finally gets his Purple Heart and more By Michael Mroziak • Jul 31, 2018 Michael Mroziak, WBFO Sixty-seven years after his death, a Buffalo native has received a half-dozen medals - including the Purple Heart - for his service in the Korean War. Listen Listening... / 1:34 WBFO's Michael Mroziak reports. 1st female Army general, Buffalo native dies at 97 By Marian Hetherly • Jan 11, 2018 The New York Times is reporting the death of America's first female Army general. A native of Buffalo, Anna Mae Hays died of a heart attack at the age of 97 in Washington. Old Fort Niagara showcases "Soldiers through the Ages" By Edwin Viera • May 26, 2017 OLd Fort Niagara If you’ve ever wondered how being in the military has changed over the course of time, Old Fort Niagara is sponsoring a series of events that begin Saturday.