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Local military recruiters taking the oath to become Bristol County Deputy Sheriffs - Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Local military recruiters taking the oath to become Bristol County Deputy Sheriffs - Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Sheriff Swears-In 13 Members of the Armed Forces as Deputy Sheriffs

Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson welcomed 13 active members of the armed services to his department Monday afternoon.

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(Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
(Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Five Dead Including Four Marines After Chattanooga Shootings

24/7 News Source (Chattanooga, TN) -- Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke says five people were killed in today's shootings including the gunman.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Crowds Of Pirates, Families Gather At Fort Taber-Fort Rodman

New Bedford has successfully survived its first pirate invasion in centuries.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - WWII Navy veteran and Exercise Tiger survivor Vincent Riccardi presents wreath to family of Jayme Rego.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - WWII Navy veteran and Exercise Tiger survivor Vincent Riccardi presents wreath to family of Jayme Rego.

New Bedford Honors Those Lost During Exercise Tiger

Local veterans gathered at Fort Rodman - Fort Taber Military Park Sunday to honor the fallen servicemen killed during Exercise Tiger.

The D-Day dry run off the coast of Devon, England resulted in the deaths of 749 soldiers after a surprise attack by German submarines.

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credit: Jason Swarr
credit: Jason Swarr

FBI Warns Troops To Scrub Their Social Media Accounts

The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security are telling American soldiers to scrub their social media accounts. Federal officials issued a warning to US troops this week, urging them to scrub their online accounts of information that Islamic State militants can use against them

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Brothers Forever
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Do You Live Your Life By “If Not Me, Then Who?”

While reading Brothers Forever: The Enduring Bond Between A Marine And A Navy Seal That Transcended Their Ultimate Sacrifice by Tom Sileo and Colonel Tom Manion, many images of friendship, love, endurance, hope and courage came to mind.

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Should Cigarette Sales Be Banned On Military Bases

 

There's a battle brewing as the Defense Department considers whether to ban the sale of cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco on military bases and ships, with some critics saying it's unfair to service members who are already sacrificing for their country.

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Fort Taber Military Museum Reopens After Three-Week Closure

An insurance mix-up is to blame for the three-week closure of the Fort Taber/Fort Rodman Military Museum.

Museum Vice President Bob Bromley says the building that houses the museum also houses the Low Tide Yacht Club, and both organizations have shared insurance policies for a number of years

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Air Force Aircraft & Personnel Depart For The Middle East

U.S. Begins Airstrikes Against ISIS in Syria

The U.S. began "intense" operations in Syria against the terror group ISIS early Tuesday, sending bombers, fighters, and Tomahawk missiles into ISIS-dominated territory in the northern part of the country.

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Afghan Soldiers Missing From Cape Cod Base

Authorities in Massachusetts are still searching for three senior Afghan army soldiers who were have apparently vanished.

The men flew from Afghanistan earlier this month to attend the regional cooperation conference at the Sandwich base in Cape Cod

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