Members of the Massachusetts National Guard have run in the Boston Marathon in full uniform while wearing 40-pound rucksacks, for the past decade. But it won’t happen this year because no backpacks are allowed.
The governors of Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island are stepping up calls on President Barack Obama to scale back the proposed shrinking of the Army National Guard.
Gov. Deval Patrick says things are getting back to normal after a snow storm that brought nearly two feet of snow to some parts of Massachusetts.
On the steps of the State House, dozens of National Guard members lined up to march through the front doors, participating in a traditional ceremony that is reserved for military units returning from battle.
The chief of the National Guard Bureau is set to pay tribute to hundreds of service members from Massachusetts and New York who played a key part in the response to the Boston Marathon bombings.
A new federal law recognizes the city of Salem, Mass., as the birthplace of the U.S. National Guard.
The National Guard is used to carrying 30-pound backpacks. But on Thursday, things were a little different.
The head of the National Guard, who retired amid rape accusations exposed by the I-Team, will collect a big pension.
A New Hampshire National Guard team is heading to New York to help communities getting hit by the incoming Nor’easter.
Soldiers from the Massachusetts National Guard have been sent to New York City to assist with relief efforts following Hurricane Sandy.