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Jessica Shelherd with her husband Marine Staff Sgt. Brandon Shepherd and son Keegan (credit: Shepherd family)

Mass. Marine Jessica Shepherd, 31, Loses Battle With Cancer

A Marine who was flown to Boston to treat esophageal cancer late last year has lost her battle with the rare disease.

09/04/2011

A service was held for Groton Marine William Woitowicz on Tuesday.

Service Held For Fallen Marine From Groton

The small town of Groton is paying final respects to a local Marine killed in Afghanistan.

06/14/2011

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Marine From Groton Killed In Afghanistan

A Marine from Groton has been killed in action in Afghanistan, according to Pentagon officials.

06/08/2011

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Boston Teenager Donates Socks For Servicemen

Boston Latin High School senior Taylor Taffey learned that many of the Marines serving overseas, including her brother are in desperate need of socks. In response, she has started a project called “Socks for Servicemen.”

03/09/2011

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Marines To Be Honored At Warrior Night In March

U.S. Marines are set to pay tribute to those in their ranks who have made the ultimate sacrifice in Iraq and Afghanistan during Warrior Night on March 5.

02/17/2011

Norwood residents pitched in to help a family with two wounded Marines.

Neighbors Pitch In To Help Norwood Family Of Wounded Marines

Neighbors are banding together to say thanks to a special family. Two brothers — both Marines — are recovering from wounds suffered on the battlefield overseas.

01/23/2011

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Locals Send Holiday Greetings From Afghanistan

They’re spending Thanksgiving thousands of miles from home, fighting a war.

11/25/2010

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I-Team: Local Anarchist Sends Letters To Soldier In Iraq

They are words of hate targeting a member of the U.S. military overseas and our I-Team tracked down the local man who wrote them.

11/03/2010

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