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The United States sent helicopters into combat against Islamic State targets west of Baghdad on Sunday, the first time low-flying Army aircraft have been committed to fighting in an engagement that the Obama administration officials has promised would not include “boots on the ground.”READER COMMENTS: 14
The Islamic State posted a video on Friday showing the beheading of a British aid worker in retaliation for Britain’s decision to join the U.S.-backed air campaign against the Islamist extremist group in Iraq.READER COMMENTS: 0
A POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony was held at the NH Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen on Saturday.READER COMMENTS: 0
Air Force Airman 1st Class Eric M. Gauvin graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
When college students riot.READER COMMENTS: 0
The popular Pope and the fight over church doctrine.READER COMMENTS: 0
Sam Cataldo for Senate in District 6.
It took 70 years, but World War II Army veteran Joseph Picard can finally report mission accomplished.
A state regulation that went into effect in July allows a veteran with an honorable discharge to request a veteran indicator on their driver license, commercial driver license or non-driver ID.
A veteran's funeral is a solemn occasion, made all the more so with a flag-draped casket and a military honor guard. But the federal funding for New Hampshire's Army National Guard's Military Funeral Honors program has been reduced by more than half; the program is expected to run out of money after January.
In an effort to combat homelessness among New Hampshire veterans, Harbor Homes' Seventh Annual Stand Down event offered clothing, food, haircuts, employment counseling, legal advice, housing opportunities and blankets to area veterans.
As a veteran of World War II, Manchester resident Bob Stevens knows as well as anyone who has served this country that the memories of veterans are a vital piece of our national history, however painful. With his public access program “The Veteran’s Forum,” he is helping to preserve those histories.
Thanks to store manager Nanette Carpenter and her team of Tilton Home Depot construction volunteers, the American Legion Hall/VFW at 16 S. Main Street recently underwent an “extreme makeover” style renovation.
Each year on Nov. 10, Marines pause to observe the U.S. Marine Corps birthday, often sharing a meal followed by birthday cake with their fellow warriors.
The VA Medical Center of Manchester will support the 2014 annual Veterans Stand Down at Harbor Homes, 45 High St., on Thursday, Oct. 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The American Legion Post 33 is hosting meat bingo on Saturday Oct. 11, at 3 p.m.
Emile Tremblay of Berlin will receive the French Legion of Honor from the General Consul of France on Friday, Oct. 3.
StoneMakers Corp. is donating a backyard makeover to Liberty House, a transitional housing facility for homeless veterans.
The New Hampshire Veterans Home, which is looking for LNAs, LPNs and RNs for full-time and part-time positions on various shifts, will host a Nursing Careers Open House on Wednesday, Oct. 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Higher school of learning educators gathered in Manchester Tuesday to learn learned how to address the specific needs of veterans as they transition from the military to a civilian, collegiate life.
During the official opening of Hudson's Homeland Heroes donation store, Ayotte praised two local women's efforts in helping on the home front.
The U.S. Military Vets Motorcycle Club, NH Chapter I will hold its third annual competition rifle shoot in conjunction with the Raymond Sportsman Club on Saturday, Oct. 11.
The New Hampshire VFW and Ladies Auxiliary will host the annual POW-MIA Recognition Day event at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27, at the state Veterans Cemetery.
Despite the heavy travel load, Michael Helm said going post to post and meeting with fellow members of the veterans' group is a wonderful part of the job he sought.
Care Coordination Program wins praise as its management changes hands.
Two dozen disabled anglers cheered on by friends and family enjoyed a free outing at Camp Robindel during the 15th Annual New England Paralyzed Veterans and Disabled Bass Fishing Tournament held on Lake Winnipesaukee recently.
As summer winds down and winter heads our way, we remember back to a cold evening on Jan. 29 when Harbor Homes hosted a reception to kick off its newly created Ending Homelessness Fund.
The Sons of the American Legion is holding its annual Italian dinner/dance on Saturday, Sept. 20, at Sweeney Post.
BOSCAWEN – On Thursday evening, as the sun begins to set, hundreds of people will converge on the New Hampshire Veterans Cemetery for the closing night of this summer's 100 Nights of Remembrance.
The Department of Veterans Affairs will hold a town hall meeting on Sept. 25 at the VA Medical Center on Smyth Road.
Recently, managers of Carrabba's restaurants in the area participated in a Tough Mudder race to support charities related to the armed forces — most notably, in honor of New Hampshire's own fallen hero Dan Healy.
New Hampshire Legionnaires and veterans can meet National Commander Michael Helm when he visits the state Sept. 11-14.
Disabled American Veterans Chapter 18 will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18.
Family and friends of 13 fallen World War II heroes gathered on a beautiful sunny Sunday afternoon to remember and to rededicate Milford's World War II Memorial Park in their honor.
The death of comedian and actor Robin Williams provides an opportunity to make depression something acceptable to talk about and treat as Suicide Prevention Week approaches.
Congresswoman Annie Kuster, D-N.H., of the 2nd Congressional District, met with local veterans and advocates at Southwest Community Services last Thursday to discuss access to health care, mental health services, and other issues facing Granite State veterans.
Surrounded by more than 120 family members and friends, Lt. Col. Walter J.D. Hewitt (Ret.), turned 100 years old on Aug. 31.
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