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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

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Mad, Personal-Attacking, Interrupting Obama Loses Third Presidential Debate

Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.

10/23/2012

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

Katie Gallagher, widow of Sgt. Matthew Gallagher.

Soldier’s Widow Believes There’s More To ‘Quick Draw’ Death

Army Sgt. Brent McBride claims he killed his roommate, Sgt. Matthew Gallagher, in a shooting game called quick draw in Iraq.

03/16/2012

Dan Rea

NightSide Weekend Commentary – Dan Rea Takes A Look At Steve Knott’s Book “Rush To Judgement”

Only history can decide if the war in Iraq was a good thing.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/03/2012

Investigators believe Army Sgt. Matthew Gallagher was killed during a game called “Quick Draw."

Mom Wants Justice For Falmouth Soldier Killed In Apparent ‘Quick-Draw’ Game

Investigators believe it was a soldiers’ game gone bad, but a Cape Cod mother says the man who killed her son should have to pay.

12/29/2011

Army Spc Matthew Gallagher (Photo courtesy: Facebook)

Report: Falmouth Soldier Killed During ‘Quick-Draw’ Game

New court testimony reveals that a Falmouth soldier killed while in Iraq was shot in the head by his roommate during a game, according to a report.

12/18/2011

Soldiers from the 804th Medical Brigade returned home to Massachusetts on Thursday.

19 Soldiers Return Home To Mass. From Iraq

Nineteen soldiers who spent the last year in Iraq returned home to Logan Airport on Thursday.

11/17/2011

A U.S. soldier guards a church in the northern city of Kirkuk, Iraq. (Photo credit MARWAN IBRAHIM/AFP/Getty Images)

All U.S. Troops Out Of Iraq By End Of Year

President Barack Obama on Friday declared an end to the Iraq war, announcing that all U.S. troops would be withdrawn from the country by year’s end.

10/21/2011

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