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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

Major General Harold Greene. (U.S. Army photo)

Two-Star General Killed In Afghanistan Served In Natick

U.S. officials say Major General Harold Greene was killed in an apparent insider attack by a member of the Afghan security forces.

08/05/2014

President Obama awards the Medal of Honor to Ryan Pitts of Nashua, N.H., in a White House ceremony. (WBZ-TV)

N.H. Army Vet Awarded Medal Of Honor For Battlefield Actions In Afghanistan

Ryan Pitts, a former Army staff sergeant, fought off enemy fighters during one of the bloodiest battles of the Afghanistan war.

07/21/2014

Army veteran Ryan Pitts of Nashua, N.H., will be awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during combat in Afghanistan. (WBZ-TV)

NH Medal Of Honor Recipient: It Is Not Mine Alone

Ryan Pitts, who continued to fight after being wounded in one of Afghanistan’s bloodiest battles, the medal belongs to all of his fellow soldiers who fought and died that day.

06/26/2014

Ryan M. Pitts of Nashua, N.H., will be awarded the Medal of Honor during a White House ceremony July 21. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Nashua Army Veteran To Be Awarded Medal Of Honor

President Obama will bestow the nation’s highest military decoration on Ryan M. Pitts during a White House ceremony 21.

06/23/2014

Daniel Vasselian's name was added to Abington's war memorial, May 26, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Abington Adds Marine Killed In Afghanistan To War Memorial

Abington honored fallen Marine Sergeant Daniel Vasselian Monday, adding his name to the town’s War Memorial.

05/26/2014

(Photo by Kim Tunnicliffe)

Runners In Boston, Watertown & Beyond Hit Streets On Marathon Weekend

Thousands upon thousands of runners took to the streets in Boston and beyond on Saturday, a precursor to the 118th Boston Marathon.

04/19/2014

Members of the Mass. National Guard's 379th Engineer Company. (WBZ-TV)

Mass. National Guard 379th Engineer Company Headed To Afghanistan

The 379th Engineer Company will be serving its second deployment in Afghanistan.

04/04/2014

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