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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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Eye On Education: Local Students Connect With Afghan Girls

A Sharon Middle School club videoconferences with girls at the Zabuli Education Center in Afghanistan.

03/31/2014

Purple Heart (File)

Afghanistan Veteran From NH Being Honored With Purple Heart

A New Hampshire man is being honored with a Purple Heart following his service in Afghanistan.

03/28/2014

(Photo Credit: Andrew Celani/98.5 The Sports Hub)

Afghanistan Veteran Presents The Felger & Massarotti Show With Framed American Flag

A very cool story about one veteran and his fandom for the Felger & Massarotti program…

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/04/2014

Wayne Moore poses with his three sons. (Photo by Paul Burton WBZ-TV)

Army Dad Returns From Afghanistan, Surprises Sons In Jamaica Plain

The brothers had no idea that they were being scouted from the back of the room by their number one fan, their dad, U.S. Army Specialist Wayne Moore.

01/25/2014

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