Veterans

Photo Courtesy of Michael Newcombe

Conversations With Veterans: Michael Newcombe’s Struggle Post Military Life

When Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.

10/23/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: Howard Wasdin’s Success Post Military Life

Elite Navy SEAL sniper Howard Wasdin survived the infamous battle made famous in the hit movie “Black Hawk Down,” but medical retirement and coming home, presented him with challenges he never expected.

10/23/2014

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Resources For Veterans In Need Of Financial Help

How to navigate the web of financial services for veterans.

10/23/2014

David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox reacts after he knocked in a run against the Houston Astros. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

David Ortiz Surprises Veterans With Tickets To World Series Game 1

A trio of military heroes will have a once-in-a-lifetime experience Tuesday night thanks to Red Sox slugger David Ortiz.

10/21/2014

Jake Powers (WBZ-TV)

Veteran Says He Was ‘Duped’ By Mass. Tour Guide

A Wisconsin man says he lost $6,000 on a ‘bucket list’ trip that was scheduled to take off September 11th.

09/10/2014

(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

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