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Veterans

(WBZ-TV)

VA Gets Billions To Fix Problems

Lawmakers in Washington D.C. just reached a $17 billion dollar bi-partisan deal to fix problems.

07/28/2014

Veterans Community Foundation (WBZ-TV)

Veterans Charity Exposed By I-Team Shuts Down

A veterans charity exposed by the I-Team in April for illegally soliciting donations in Massachusetts and failing to help veterans has shut down its operations.

07/16/2014

A man claiming to be a veteran was collecting money in Plainville. (Plainville PD photo)

Plainville Police Arrest Man Claiming To Collect Money For Veterans

A Connecticut man who said he was collecting money for Massachusetts veterans was arrested after being confronted by a police officer in Plainville on Friday.

07/11/2014

Flag holders stolen from graves in Norwood. (Norwood PD photo)

Bronze Flag Holders Stolen From Graves In Norwood

Dozens of bronze flag holders were stolen from military, police and firefighter graves in Norwood.

06/27/2014

(Photo from WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Bernice Corpuz)

Veterans Angry After Danvers Swaps POW/MIA Flag For LGBT Flag At Town Hall

A compromise has been forged in Danvers where veterans are upset that a POW/MIA flag outside Town Hall was replaced with a gay pride flag for the month of June.

06/19/2014

(Image via CBS)

Boston-Area Army Veterans Upset But Not Surprised By Crisis In Iraq

Army veterans say the crumbling of Iraq’s security forces in the face of crisis is not all that surprising.

06/13/2014

French Legion of Honor medals awarded to D-Day vets in Natick. (WBZ-TV)

Local D-Day Veterans Receive France’s Highest Honor

Ten New England D-Day veterans received France’s highest honor Friday at the Museum of World War II in Natick.

06/06/2014

Veterans and military service members stood at attention at a Hyannis event to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice. (WBZ-TV)

Cape Codders Mark Memorial Day By Collecting Care Package Items For Troops

A thousand Cape Cod residents spent part of their Memorial Day weekend at a 24-hour event in a shopping center to show they care about troops, veterans and their families.

05/25/2014

Veterans Community Foundation (WBZ-TV)

Coakley Sues Veterans’ Charity After I-Team Investigation

One day after an I-Team investigation questioned practices at a Rhode Island-based veterans’ charity, the Massachusetts attorney general’s office has filed suit against the organization, alleging it uses deceptive fundraising tactics and illegally solicits donations in Massachusetts.

04/25/2014

Veterans Community Foundation (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Mass. Bans Charity Claiming To Help Veterans

The I-Team found one charity collecting thousands of dollars in donations for veterans, but so far providing no services to them.

04/24/2014

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