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37,000 American flags on Boston Common, May 22, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Gold Star Pins To Keep Memory Of Fallen Soldiers Alive

On this Memorial Day the Army is highlighting one of the ways military survivors can make others aware of their sacrifice – they’re called Gold Star pins.

05/26/2014

The Vallants of Methuen, a husband-and-wife Army duo, surprise their young children at a holiday party on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013. (Credit: Facebook)

Husband-And-Wife Army Soldiers Surprise Their Young Kids At Holiday Party

Two young siblings from Methuen have already received the best present they could have asked for.

12/23/2013

BOULDER, CO - OCTOBER 04: A helmet of the Texas Longhorns lies on the field as the team warms up prior to facing the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field on October 4, 2008 in Boulder, Colorado. Texas defeated Colorado 38-14. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Texas And Army Coaching Searches On Different Levels With Same Goal, Restore Pride

Army will never be a dominant force in college football the way Texas can be, but both programs have a special place in college football’s history. Seeing them each reach their expectations is capable if the right coach is brought in.

12/18/2013

Alumni Stadium (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Official: Service Academy Games Will Go On

Army is scheduled to travel to Boston College this weekend, and Air Force will play at Navy in Annapolis, Md.

10/02/2013

Alumni Stadium (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Government Shutdown Threatens Boston College-Army Football Game

The Defense Department says it has temporarily suspended all sports competitions at the service academies as a result of the partial government shutdown

10/01/2013

Anger, Angry, Protest, Fight, Battle

Renewing My Mad Subscription

Anger management classes these days must be booming, no pun intended.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/31/2013

James Plunkett

Police: Men Beat Wounded Veteran Who Told Them To Stop Urinating On Boston Street

A Somerville man is accused of beating an unarmed, wounded veteran who told him and a second man to stop urinating on a Boston street.

10/16/2012

U.S. Army mortar men from the 2-27th Infantry Regiment fire mortars at a Taliban position (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Afghan Surge Failed

With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.

09/29/2012

(Photo credit TONY KARUMBA/AFP/GettyImages)

NH Soldier Dies At Virginia Military Base

New Hampshire military officials say an Army officer from Milford has died at a Virginia military base.

09/11/2012

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

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