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Bill Kleinedler (WBZ-TV photo)

Veteran Badly Burned In Iraq Finds Therapy In Art

Bill Kleinedler isn’t just an artist, he’s a survivor. Seven years ago as an Army Staff Sergeant in Iraq, the Humvee that he was driving was blown up.

12/24/2013

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.

11/21/2013

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Iraqi Professor Finds New Life In Worcester

Late last month, an adjunct professor of computer science at Worcester State University and Becker College announced to her classes that she wouldn’t be on campus that Friday because she had to be in Boston — to take her oath of citizenship.

10/19/2013

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.

07/20/2013

Sgt. Lawrence Hutchins III (file image)

Murder Conviction Against US Marine From Plymouth Overturned

The military’s highest court overturned a murder conviction against a Camp Pendleton Marine in one of the most significant cases against American troops from the Iraq war.

06/27/2013

Stolen Purple Heart

Burglar Steals Purple Heart From Father Of Soldier Killed In Iraq

The father of a young marine killed in Iraq says he’s heartbroken after someone stole a purple heart medal and special coin from his home.

05/17/2013

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

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

Gulf War commander, US four star general Norman Schwarzkopf. (Photo credit J. DAVID AKE/AFP/Getty Images)

Retired Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf Dies

Schwarzkopf, who topped an illustrious military career by commanding the U.S.-led international coalition that drove Saddam Hussein’s forces out of Kuwait in 1991 died Thursday. He was 78.

12/27/2012

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