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Sgt. Lawrence Hutchins (AP Photo/Denis Poroy,File Image from 2006)

Convicted Plymouth Marine Returns To Brig

A Camp Pendleton Marine has been returned to custody serve out the remainder of a prison sentence following reinstatement of his conviction in the murder of an Iraqi man. Lt. Col. Joseph Kloppel confirmed Friday that Sgt. Lawrence Hutchins III is back in the brig.

02/19/2011

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NightSide – A Listener Seeks Advice About His Military Bound Son

A listener asks the NightSide crew how to handle his concerns about his son entering the military.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/10/2011

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Mass. Military Members Abroad Send Messages Home

Military members from Massachusetts send their holiday greeting home via a piece produced by WBZ News Radio’s Michael Coleman.

12/25/2010

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Holiday Greetings From Local Military Overseas

Several local men and women serving our country overseas during this holiday season wanted to send their greetings to loved ones back home.

12/23/2010

Senator Scott Brown on July 29, 2010 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo credit TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Brown Breaks Party Line In “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” Repeal

Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown is one of eight Republican Senators who broke party lines and voted Saturday to repeal the 17-year policy known as “don’t ask, don’t tell.”

12/18/2010

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Feds Sue Brockton Over Police Promotion Flap

The federal government is suing the city of Brockton and the state for allegedly delaying promotion opportunities for a police officer returning from military duty in Iraq.

12/18/2010

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Sen. Brown Blocks Debate On Ending Gay Military Ban

Sen. Scott Brown has voted to block debate on a repeal of the federal ban on gays serving openly in the military.

12/09/2010

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(Non) Citizen Soldiers

You featured a US soldier getting his American citizenship. I’m curious as to how someone can join the US Military without being a US citizen, especially in this day and age of terrorism? – Estelle, Lakeville

11/18/2010

Effort to overturn "don't ask, don't tell" fails

Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocked legislation that would have repealed the law banning gays from serving openly in the military.

09/21/2010

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MA gets military ballot waiver

Massachusetts has been granted a waiver by the Department of Defense from a new federal law meant to protect the voting rights of deployed troops and other Americans overseas.  

08/28/2010

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