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Paul Monti with his son Jared's truck. (Photo by Bernice Corpuz-WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Song Inspired By Fallen Raynham Soldier Takes Top Honors At Country Music Awards

Jared Monti, an army sergeant, was killed in combat in Afghanistan seven years ago but he’s still serving as an inspiration.

11/07/2013

Medically retired U.S. Army Cpl. Sue Downes, right, lost both of her legs in Afghanistan. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Fund-Raiser Held In Raynham For Double-Amputee Veteran

A local resident and his new charity group held a fund-raiser Sunday afternoon to help the country’s first female armed services member to suffer a double amputation in a war zone.

08/25/2013

Kenney Family

Bittersweet July 4th For Husband And Wife In Tanglewood Festival Chorus

Thom and Carrie Kenney are members of the renowned Tanglewood Festival Chorus. Thom is missing this year’s performance due to an upcoming deployment.

07/02/2013

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (FBI photo)

Report: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Cites Wars In Iraq, Afghanistan As Motivation

Boston Marathon bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has reportedly told investigators the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan motivated him and his brother to launch the attacks last week.

04/23/2013

LTC Rodney Freeman

Soldier Honored For Organizing Boston Marathon Shadow Races Overseas

Since 2005, more than 3,000 men and women have received Boston Marathon medals in Iraq and Afghanistan.

04/11/2013

A soldier surprises his kids at school.

Happy Homecoming: Soldier Surprises His 4 Kids At Framingham School

It was a moment that four local kids are certain never to forget when their dad, Army Sgt. Mousa Dassama returned from Afghanistan and surprised them at their school.

03/22/2013

Samantha Ford holds a note that was left on her windshield.

Mass. Soldier’s Girlfriend Overwhelmed By Random Act Of Kindness

A stranger left a note on her car with $40 in it. She posted a picture of the note on Facebook and it has gone viral.

03/20/2013

Marine Captain Colleen Farrell

Local Marine Helped Lift Ban On Women In Combat

Marine Captain Colleen Farrell says lifting the ban on women in combat will only make the world’s greatest military stronger.

01/24/2013

David Filipov of The Boston Globe

Veteran War Reporter Talks About James Foley Disappearance

For the second time in two years, a New Hampshire reporter has been captured in a war zone.

01/02/2013

Sailors walk past the Vietnam Memorial Wall (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Our Veterans Should Not Be At Risk In Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.

11/12/2012

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