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Several service members crossed the finish line in full uniform at the Boston Marathon on Monday.

Military Members Told They Can’t Run With Backpacks In Boston Marathon

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.

03/05/2014

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Patrick Among Governors Calling On President To Reduce National Guard Cuts

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.

03/01/2014

(Photo credit: Wellesley Police)

Mass. Getting Back To Normal After Snow Storm

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.

01/03/2014

Flags were presented to two dozen National Guard units at the State House on Tuesday. (WBZ-TV)

National Guard Honored At State House Ceremony

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.

09/17/2013

(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

National Guard Members To Be Honored For Role in Boston Bombing Response

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.

06/01/2013

Army UH-60 helicopters perform training exercises in Massachusetts. (Photo Credit: John Robinson, Jr.)

Federal Law Recognizes Salem As Birthplace Of U.S. National Guard

A new federal law recognizes the city of Salem, Mass., as the birthplace of the U.S. National Guard.

01/12/2013

The 151st Support Group delivers toys. (Photo Credit: Karen Twomey)

National Guard Loads Up & Delivers Toys On Foot

The National Guard is used to carrying 30-pound backpacks. But on Thursday, things were a little different.

12/13/2012

General Joseph Carter (Photo credit: National Guard)

Former National Guard General Accused Of Rape Gets Big Pension

The head of the National Guard, who retired amid rape accusations exposed by the I-Team, will collect a big pension.

11/30/2012

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NH National Guard Team Headed To NY

A New Hampshire National Guard team is heading to New York to help communities getting hit by the incoming Nor’easter.

11/07/2012

772nd Military Police Company, Massachusetts Army National Guard, are heading into New York City to help the residents recover from the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy.(Photo courtesy: U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jerry Saslav, 65th PAOC)

Mass. National Guard Soldiers Sent To NY To Help With Sandy Relief

Soldiers from the Massachusetts National Guard have been sent to New York City to assist with relief efforts following Hurricane Sandy.

11/04/2012

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