Veteran

Lt. Commander Siemens is pictured with Officer Marcus Paulin (left) and Sergeant Todd Dodge (right). (Photo credit: Greenfield Police Department)

Greenfield Police Escort 93-Year-Old Veteran To Parade

When retired Navy Lt. Commander Paul Siemens asked the Greenfield Police Department for a way to attend the town’s Memorial Day parade, officers heeded the call.

05/25/2015

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Salem Man Charged With Killing U.S. Army Veteran

Peter Castillo, of Salem, is expected to be arraigned on first-degree murder charges Tuesday in the death of a 22-year-old U.S. Army veteran.

02/02/2015

Bill Kleinedler (WBZ-TV photo)

Veteran Badly Burned In Iraq Finds Therapy In Art

Bill Kleinedler isn’t just an artist, he’s a survivor. Seven years ago as an Army Staff Sergeant in Iraq, the Humvee that he was driving was blown up.

12/24/2013

Joseph Ford holds his son's replacement Purple Heart Friday May 24th. (Photo by Bree Sison)

New Bedford Man Receives Replacement For Son’s Stolen Purple Heart

The father of a U.S. Marine killed in the line of duty received a replacement Purple Heart Friday morning.

05/24/2013

Amputee veterans at Copley Square memorial site.

Amputee Veterans Hope To Inspire Boston Marathon Bombing Victims

They met with about a dozen people who have lost one or both legs from the marathon blasts.

04/22/2013

Samantha Ford holds a note that was left on her windshield.

Mass. Soldier’s Girlfriend Overwhelmed By Random Act Of Kindness

A stranger left a note on her car with $40 in it. She posted a picture of the note on Facebook and it has gone viral.

03/20/2013

Carl Lund destroyed an anti-Obama sign

Veteran Charged After Throwing Anti-Obama Signs Into Street

An Army veteran is facing a criminal charge after a confrontation with a controversial political group on a Northboro sidewalk last week.

12/11/2012

Irene Davey was the state's oldest WWII veteran. (Photo courtesy: Davey family)

Oldest Female WWII Veteran In Mass. Dies At Age 104

The World War II veteran passed away on Sunday from pneumonia.

11/20/2012

The sketches are on display at the Lafayette-Durfee House (Photo credit: Lafayette-Durfee House Website)

Sketches By WWI Veteran On Display In Fall River

His son, John Mayo, 76, has the drawings his father made as the Americas of the Yankee Division careened about the front, butting bloody heads with the Germans. Frederick Mayo was bayoneted in the arm.

11/18/2012

James Plunkett

Police: Men Beat Wounded Veteran Who Told Them To Stop Urinating On Boston Street

A Somerville man is accused of beating an unarmed, wounded veteran who told him and a second man to stop urinating on a Boston street.

10/16/2012

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