Afghanistan

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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

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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

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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

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

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