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Sen. Jeanne Shaheen visits with New Hampshire law enforcement officials who served in Boston after the marathon bombing.

NH officers thanked for their help in bombing's aftermath


Dozens of New Hampshire law enforcement officers to meet with U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen at Manchester police headquarters to recall what happened on April 15, 2013, and the days that followed.

Man in custody after two backpacks left near Boston Marathon finish line


On Tuesday evening -- the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings -- Boston police evacuated Boylston Street near the marathon's usual finish line and took an unidentified man into custody after two suspicious backpacks were left lying on the street.

Family members of the victims of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings are joined Tuesday by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh as they walk to the finish line for a wreath-laying ceremony at the site of the first bomb blast in Boston.

Boston marks anniversary of bombing with somber ceremonies


BOSTON - Boston began its memorials of last year's marathon bombing attack, which killed three people and injured 264, on a quiet note Tuesday, with Mayor Martin Walsh and Cardinal Sean O'Malley visiting wreaths left at the spots where the two bombs went off.

Spc. Josiah Smith of Manchester holds his 11-month-old son, William, who was born while he was deployed with the 237th Military Police Company in Afghanistan from April 16, 2013 to Jan. 3, 2014.

A warm, official welcome for New Hampshire's 237th


Families and soldiers marked the return of a New Hampshire Army National Guard unit after an 11-month deployment in Afghanistan with a celebration in Manchester


George Will: Understanding our divisions


In a 2006 interview, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer said the Constitution is “basically about” one word — “democracy” — that appears in neither that document nor the Declaration of Independence.

Lives not lost: As long as we remember


In the marathon bombing, the bad guys lost.

Pat Buchanan: What would Reagan do with Russia, Syria, etc.?


Reagan believed in the measured response.

Area veterans traveling Manchester Boston Regional Airport to Washington, DC on Honor Flight to see the national war memorials were greeted by a large group of supporters waving flags and signs of thanks. The supporters included friends, family, military members, fire service members and local law enforcement. Patriot Guard Riders were on site to accompany the veterans bus to the airport and help line the airport halls. WWII veteran Warren Geissinger, of Concord, reacts to the show of supporters at the airport.

Honor Flights vets visit National World War II Memorial


Twenty-three World War II veterans got to visit the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., this past weekend, the first of six Honor Flights to fly out of New England this year.

0 Nashua's Harbor Homes grows, changes

0 Colebrook and Berlin to get VA clinics

0 Salem couple's effort to honor Doolittle Tokyo Raiders is gaining momentum

0 Job fair in Laconia attracts veterans and 39 employers

0 Footwear drive to help Liberty House

0 Whitefield event honors Vietnam vets

Vietnam veterans were the guests of honor Saturday during a special luncheon commemorating the 50th anniversary of Vietnam War Recognition Day.

0 Vietnam veterans remembered 50 years later in Londonderry

0 Post 27 events

Former New Hampshire resident John Morse received his Purple Heart during a ceremony last week in Tennessee, 40 years after he earned it in Vietnam. His son-in-law, New Hampshire National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Paul Dimond of Manchester, will receive his own Purple Heart in a ceremony at the State House on Friday. Morse is seen with his citation.

0 NH soldiers share family bond — and Purple Hearts


0 Bill Luti: Situation in Ukraine stirs memories of events before World War II

0 New Hampshire Veterans News Briefs

0 Legal affairs focus of April 4 session for NH veterans

This photo of U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Frank E. Johnson - a veteran of World War I and World War II – is one of the many pictures which were kept by his daughter, Doris Walker, of Rochester, who received his service medals Thursday.

0 Medals for father who served in Navy in both World Wars

0 NH hosting a second ceremony for Vietnam vets, in Whitefield

0 Book about Thresher submarine disaster available April 10

0 Manchester VAMC to host open house

3 Admiral: Returning NH veterans are worth hiring

The U.S. Navy sailor kissing a nurse in Times Square in an impromptu moment at the close of World War II is likely Glenn Edward McDuffie of Texas, who died this month at age 86. The iconic photo from Life magazine was taken in August 14, 1945, after Japan surrendered.

0 Man ID'd as kissing sailor in iconic Times Square photograph dies at 86

0 Veterans Administration Medical Center sets March 24 open house on veteran health care programs

0 Veterans news in brief

0 Krueger named director of Manchester Veterans Administration Medical Center

0 Veterans home in Tilton seeks special volunteers

0 Girl Scouts need help sending cookies to military personnel overseas

U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter, D-N.H., speaks to veterans during an open house for veterans at the American Legion Frank E. Booma Post 6 in Portsmouth on Tuesday.

0 Rep. Shea-Porter bashes planned military cuts

0 Commentary: Chronically homeless vets are a problem for all of us

0 Auto dealers group offers scholarship aid, funds to NH veterans programs

0 New Hampshire Veterans News in Brief

U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., is joined by leaders from New Hampshire’s veterans and military service organizations on Tuesday at the Merrimack VFW to discuss recent efforts in Washington to restore military retirees’ pension benefits.

0 Sen. Ayotte concerned about cuts in COLA for new service members

0 NH veterans get a deal at Amesbury Sports Park

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