Several local troops arrived home from Afghanistan on Wednesday.

More Local Troops Arrive Back Home From Afghanistan

The U.S. is gradually withdrawing troops from Afghanistan, and that means some young men and women are coming home.


Crowds of friends and family members wait for soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment at Otis Air National Guard Base in Bourne, May 13, 2011.

Homecoming In Bourne For 160 Mass. National Guard Soldiers

It’s a scene we’re fortunate to experience a lot these days: American soldiers coming home, safe and sound, after long tours overseas. The most recent homecoming took place Friday evening at the Otis Air National Guard Base in Bourne.


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Dozens Of Soldiers Return To N.H. After Deployment In Iraq

An emotional welcome home in New Hampshire Tuesday: the soldiers with the 94th Military Police Company returned safely home to their families after one year in Iraq.


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Fallen Mass. Soldiers Honored At Statehouse Ceremony

More than two dozen soldiers who gave their lives fighting for our country were honored Monday at the Massachusetts statehouse.


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Government Shutdown Means Local Soldiers’ Paychecks In Jeopardy

With a government shut down looming, local soldiers overseas will have to find another way to pay the bills with their hard-earned paychecks in jeopardy.”


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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.”


Girl Scouts and soldiers packed up cookies Saturday that will be sent to troops overseas.

Girl Scouts, Soldiers Team Up To Send Cookies Overseas

Girl Scouts are joining forces with soldiers at Hanscom Air Force Base to ship hundreds of boxes of donated Girl Scout cookies to soldiers overseas.


Sergeant Marilyn Gonzalez and Specialist Jessica Pedraza

Mother, Daughter Who Served Together In Iraq Honored In Rockland

Sergeant Marilyn Gonzalez and her daughter, Specialist Jessica Pedraza, served together in Iraq and Kuwait with the 1166th Transportation Company.


42 members of the National Guard 102nd Security Forces Squadron came home Sunday. (credit: CBS)

Dozens Of Soldiers Back Home In Massachusetts

It was a very warm welcome home at Logan Airport Sunday for 42 members of the National Guard 102nd Security Forces Squadron.


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Mass. Soldiers Welcomed Home From Afghanistan

Tears of joy filled the National Guard Armory in Bourne Wednesday as members of the 379th Engineering Battalion came home after a one-year tour of duty in Afghanistan.