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Memorial Day On The SouthCoast

Memorial Day is a somber time for Jim Reid, a Gulf War veteran and now director of the Veteran's Transition House in New Bedford.

Reid tells WBSM News, he often thinks of the families of those soldiers who lost their lives in combat...

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

New Bedford Remembers Veterans With Ceremony at Clasky Common

The New Bedford Memorial Day Parade may have been canceled, but the sacrifices made by veterans were still remembered during a brief ceremony at Clasky Common Park Monday afternoon.

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Obama’s Remarks Rewrite War History And Discredit Our Vets

 

As Americans prepare to honor their war dead this Memorial Day weekend our President is in Hiroshima where he hinted that the use of atomic weapons to defeat the Japanese more than seven decades ago was a "mistake."

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New Bedford's Memorial Day Parade (Jon Faria/ TSM)
New Bedford's Memorial Day Parade (Jon Faria/ TSM)

Memorial Day Events in New Bedford

Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and there are plenty of ceremonies and observances to honor the brave men and women who have sacrificed their lives in the Armed Forces...

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Win McNamee via getty images
Win McNamee via getty images

Honoring Our Veterans

THANK YOU will never be enough. To our men and women in uniform past, present and future, God Bless you! And as a way to honor soldiers killed in action, the Dartmouth Veterans Advisory Board is issuing an urgent appeal to the families and friends of these men killed during World War I and World War II and all other wars since...

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Vietnam Veterans at New Bedford Memorial Day Parade (Jon Faria/ TSM)
Vietnam Veterans at New Bedford Memorial Day Parade (Jon Faria/ TSM)

Memorial Day Ceremony Held At Clasky Common Park

Following Monday's New Bedford Memorial Day parade, South Coast veterans gathered at Clasky Common Park to honor their fallen comrades.

The city held a dedication ceremony at the war memorial, as names of veterans who died in the past year were read...

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Vietnam Veteran Wayne Amaral / Jim Phillips TSM
Vietnam Veteran Wayne Amaral / Jim Phillips TSM

Vietnam Veteran Reflects On Memorial Day

A Memorial Day salute in Dartmouth Monday to veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice.

As a parade made its way down Elm Street, Vietnam Veteran Wayne Amaral stood and saluted the Stars and Stripes everytime it passed by...

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Military Draft–Brian’s Beat Commentary

Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Names of fallen New Bedford fishermen read as the memorial bell tolls.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Names of fallen New Bedford fishermen read as the memorial bell tolls.

Local Fallen Fishermen Remembered At Memorial Day Service

City officials and family members of fishermen lost at sea gathered at City Pier 3 Monday morning for the Port Society's annual Fishermen's Memorial Service.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Vietnam Vets Honored As Part Of City’s Memorial Day Weekend Services

Local Vietnam veterans were remembered outside New Bedford City Hall Sunday afternoon as part of the city's Memorial Day Weekend services.

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