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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

Sgt. Joel Morgan

Anti-War Activist Refuses To Rent Apartment To Iraq-Afghanistan Vet

A Massachusetts veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan has filed a civil rights lawsuit against an anti-war activist who declined to rent him an apartment.

06/04/2012

State Police investigate fatal accident in Brockton.

Veteran In Wheelchair Struck And Killed By Car In Brockton

The 65-year-old man was in his wheelchair crossing the intersection near the McDonald’s on Belmont Street when a car hit him.

10/24/2011

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