Afghanistan

Richard McEvoy was killed in a suicide blast in Kabul. (Family photo)

North Brookfield Veteran Killed By Suicide Bomber In Afghanistan

A North Brookfield mother is grieving the death of her son who was killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan.

08/25/2015

Sgt. Andrew McKenna. (Photo credit Sen. Jack Reed)

Rhode Island Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

The Army Green Beret was killed in Afghanistan just a month after he was honored at a Fourth of July parade.

08/09/2015

Joint Base Cape Cod (WBZ-TV)

Afghan Soldier Who Fled Cape Cod Training Site Granted Asylum

The officers said they feared being sent back to Afghanistan because they had been threatened by the Taliban.

07/01/2015

(Image Credit: United States Army)

Family And Friends Pay Final Respects To Cpl. John Dawson Of Northbridge

Cpl. John Dawson’s funeral took place in Upton on Monday.

WBZ-TV–04/20/2015

(Image Credit: United States Army)

Whitinsville Soldier Killed By Small Arms Fire In Afghanistan

Spc. John Dawson of Whitinsville was killed in Afghanistan on April 8, the Department of Defense announced.

04/09/2015

(Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Salem Man Charged With Killing U.S. Army Veteran

Peter Castillo, of Salem, is expected to be arraigned on first-degree murder charges Tuesday in the death of a 22-year-old U.S. Army veteran.

02/02/2015

Joint Base Cape Cod (WBZ-TV)

Bond Set For 1 Of 3 Asylum-Seeking Afghan Soldiers

An immigration judge set bond at $25,000 Wednesday for one of three Afghan military officers who face deportation after taking off from a Massachusetts training exercise last month to seek asylum.

10/08/2014

Maj. Michael J. Donahue (Army)

Paratrooper From Mass. Killed In Afghanistan

The Pentagon said 41-year-old Maj. Michael Donahue died Tuesday in an enemy attack.

09/18/2014

Northboro's St. Rose of Lima Church, the scene for the funeral of Spc. Brian Arsenault. (Ben Parker/WBZ)

Northboro Paratrooper Killed In Afghanistan Laid To Rest

Dozens of Northboro residents lined the streets Tuesday to honor a paratrooper from town killed in Afghanistan, while friends and family attended a service honoring his life.

09/16/2014

An online fundraising campaign has been set up for the family of Brian Arsenault, who was killed in Afghanistan. (GoFundMe photo)

Northboro Soldier Killed By Enemy Fire In Afghanistan

Northboro resident Brian K. Arsenault died Thursday from injuries suffered in small-arms enemy fire.

09/05/2014

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