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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

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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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Falmouth Marine Sgt. Receives Purple Heart

Marine Sgt. Brian J. Nelson doesn’t often think about that night in late September 2006 when he and four others led a convoy back to base in Anbar province, Iraq.

12/22/2012

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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