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Bridgewater Bridge Dedicated To US Marine Killed In Afghanistan

A Bridgewater bridge was dedicated to the memory of a U.S. Marine killed in Afghanistan.

07/08/2012

Sgt. Joel Morgan

Anti-War Activist Refuses To Rent Apartment To Iraq-Afghanistan Vet

A Massachusetts veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan has filed a civil rights lawsuit against an anti-war activist who declined to rent him an apartment.

06/04/2012

Steve Milley marches in Sudbury Memorial Day Parade.

Family Of Fallen Soldier Marches In Sudbury Parade

First Lieutenant Scott Milley was killed when his patrol came under fire in Afghanistan in 2010.

05/28/2012

Hingham Police Officer John Marquardt

Hingham Police Officer Returns From Afghanistan To Hero’s Welcome

Hingham Police Officer John Marquardt earned a Purple Heart and a Medal of Valor during his deployment.

05/02/2012

President Barack Obama delivers an address during his visit to Bagram Air Base on May 2, 2012 in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Photo by Kevin Lamarque-Pool/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Questions Follow Obama’s Afghanistan Speech

Could it be that a much larger re-direction of resources from Afghanistan to here would really help get a renewal off the ground?

05/02/2012

(photo credit: Lowell Sun)

Silver Star For Groton Marine Killed In Afghanistan

The military is awarding its third-highest combat decoration to a U.S. Marine from Massachusetts who was killed after saving colleagues in battle in Afghanistan.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/28/2012

Spc. Dennis Weichel (Courtesy: Rhode Island National Guard)

RI Soldier Who Died Saving Afghan Boy Is Buried

Rhode Island National Guard commander Kevin McBride said Monday that Sgt. Dennis Weichel Jr. had “the courage of a warrior” and “the heart of a father.”

04/02/2012

Spc. Dennis Weichel (Courtesy: Rhode Island National Guard)

Homecoming For RI Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

The commander of the Rhode Island National Guard says a soldier who was killed by an armored vehicle while trying to save a girl in Afghanistan is a “true hero and patriot.”

03/31/2012

Spc. Dennis Weichel (Courtesy: Rhode Island National Guard)

RI Soldier Killed Saving Afghan Girl From Oncoming Truck

The Pentagon says he died from injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident. But the truth is 29-year-old Spc. Dennis Weichel Jr. of Providence was a hero.

03/29/2012

182nd Infantry returns from Afghanistan.

Hundreds Of National Guard Troops Return Home

The men and women from the 182nd Infantry regiment had been in Afghanistan for a year.

03/28/2012

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