Military

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Freeze, Burn, Shake: Extreme Testing Ensures Satellite Equipment Will Withstand Space

Protecting the military’s most sensitive information begins in the most unusual of places.

11/10/2014

Spc. Kevin Shinnick (photo credit U.S. Army)

Milford Soldier Competes For ‘Best Warrior’

A local soldier is vying for the title of “Best Warrior” in the United State Army.

10/09/2014

Justin Fitch (WBZ-TV)

Army Captain Battling Cancer Takes On Veteran Suicides

Army Captain Justin Fitch, who once considered suicide, has made it his new mission to combat veteran suicides.

09/16/2014

A man claiming to be a veteran was collecting money in Plainville. (Plainville PD photo)

Plainville Police Arrest Man Claiming To Collect Money For Veterans

A Connecticut man who said he was collecting money for Massachusetts veterans was arrested after being confronted by a police officer in Plainville on Friday.

07/11/2014

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Should The Pentagon Stop Selling Tobacco?

Members of the military who smoke may soon find it tougher to buy cigarettes.

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says he’s reviewing whether the Pentagon should ban tobacco sales and smoking on bases and ships.

04/02/2014

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I-Team: Foreign Governments Stealing Secrets In New England

Foreign governments are stealing secrets in New England, many times with just a few clicks of a mouse.

02/24/2014

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Natick Labs Closing In On Recipe For Pizza That Lasts Years

Researchers at a U.S. military lab in Massachusetts are closing in on a pizza recipe that doesn’t require any refrigeration or freezing.

02/14/2014

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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Restaurants, Retailers Offer Veterans Appreciation Deals

Restaurants, retailers, and more are offering discounts to the nation’s veterans. In most cases, all they need is their military ID.

11/11/2013

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Police Say Freetown Explosion Suspect Had Bomb-Making Manuals In Home

A man who was kicked out of the military for misconduct two years ago is facing explosives charges after allegedly igniting a pile of fireworks in Freetown.

10/09/2013

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