Iraq War

Operation Home Ties portraits. (WBZ-TV photos)

Artist Helps Keep Memories Of Fallen Soldiers Alive

The goal of Operation Home Ties is to create portraits for the families of all Massachusetts service men and women who died after the Sept. 11 attacks.


Sgt. Lawrence Hutchins III (file image)

Plymouth Marine Sgt. Freed After Overturned Murder Conviction

The U.S. Marine Corps released a sergeant Friday whose murder conviction was overturned in a major blow to the military’s prosecution of Iraq war crimes.


Iraq war veteran U.S. Marine Corps Corporal (retired) Ryan Lamke visits the grave of friend and fellow Marine Corporal Benny G. Cockerham III on the 10th anniversary of the start of the Iraq war at Arlington National Cemetery March 19, 2013 in Arlington, Virginia. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Good Test For Senate Candidates

Foreign policy isn’t easy, no doubt. Tough questions about it are a good test for someone who claims they can be a good senator.


Rep. Stephen Lynch

Lynch: ‘We Moved Too Quickly’ On Iraq, Saddam Hussein

On the 10th anniversary of the start of the war in Iraq, Rep. Stephen Lynch said only time will tell if it was worth the cost.


This sculpture, created by veteran Bill Kleinedler, was dedicated at Fisher House Boston on Saturday.

Sculpture Created By Iraq War Veteran Dedicated In Boston

A special piece of artwork was unveiled at the Fisher House Boston this Veterans Day weekend.


Sgt. Brenda Beaton was reuinted with her mother after two tours of duty in Iraq.

Soldier Back From Iraq Surprises Family At Lynn Christmas Eve Parade

First Class Army Sgt. Brenda Beaton secretly returned home from Iraq on Friday night, and then surprised her family the next night at a parade in Lynn.


A Hull family is looking forward to the return of Ari Cabot-Booras from Iraq.

Hull Military Family Looks Forward To U.S. Troop Withdrawal From Iraq

For military families, the end of the Iraq War the best possible holiday gift. It’s especially good news for a local woman whose brother joined the army in memory of a family member killed on 9/11.


US soldiers inspect the site of a blast outside a bank where Iraqi police officers were collecting their salaries in the ethnically-mixed oil-rich city of Kirkuk in northern Iraq on September 29, 2011. AFP PHOTO/MARWAN IBRAHIM (Photo credit should read MARWAN IBRAHIM/AFP/Getty Images)

Soldiers Returning From Iraq May Impact Job Market, Patrick Not Worried

With the Iraq War coming to a close by Christmas, the flood of returning soldiers could an impact the local job market, but Gov. Deval Patrick is not worried.


A 26-year-old was injured when he was hit a brown pickup truck in this parking lot in Hudson, New Hampshire.

Iraq War Veteran Hurt In Hit-And-Run Crash In Hudson, NH

An Iraq War veteran was the victim of a hit-and-run crash in Hudson, New Hampshire on Thursday night.


Army Specialist Corey Shea was honored in Mansfield on Sunday.

Mansfield Dedicates New Flagpole To Honor Fallen Soldier

Mansfield celebrated the life of U.S. Army specialist Corey Shea by dedicating a new South Common flagpole in his memory on Sunday.