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Fairhaven Man Recieves Southeastern Massachusetts Veteran of the Year Award

A Vietnam War veteran from Fairhaven has been named the Southeastern Massachusetts Veteran of the Year.

Gerry Payette received the award Friday night at the Century House in Acushnet. Payette has coordinated the Letter Carrier Food Drive in Fairhaven for 20 years, and is the primary fundraiser for Sheperd's Pantry

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Home Depot employees replacing roof in Dartmouth / Jim Phillips / TSM
Home Depot employees replacing roof in Dartmouth / Jim Phillips / TSM

Home Depot And Dog Tag Navigators Assist Dartmouth Veteran

For Dartmouth resident and veteran Bill Cook, the day before Veterans Day was one he won't soon forget.

Cook had his right leg severed while serving with the Coast Guard in the 1970's. He's been caulking the roof on his Dartmouth home because he couldn't afford a complete replacement

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WCVB
WCVB

Diner Owner Apologizes For Service Dog Flap

Facing widespread criticism and a looming boycott, an Oxford, Massachusetts diner owner is apologizing to the veteran he kicked out of his restaurant last weekend. 

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WPRI
WPRI

Swansea Bridge Renamed in Honor of Iraq War Casualty

A Swansea bridge has been renamed in honor of a local man killed while serving with the Army in Iraq.

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Local New Bedford Veterans Agent Reflects On 10th Anniversary Of Iraq War

This week marks the 10th Anniversary of the start of the War in Iraq.  The conflict claimed the lives of more than 4,000 U.S  troops. 

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TSM
TSM

World War II Veteran Shares Heart Wrenching Stories With Phil Paleologos on Anniversary of Pearl Harbor [AUDIO]

December 7th, 1941 will be a day that we always remember. It was the day that many Americans were struck down by a horrible attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.

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Courtesy of Ragazzo Family
Courtesy of Ragazzo Family

WWII Hero, Felix Witkowicz of Fairhaven Passes Away

A lifetime Fairhaven resident and World War Two veteran has died. 94-year-old Felix Witkowicz passed away peacefully at his home Saturday, surrounded by family members.

Witkowicz served in the Army during WWII, and disarmed mines and removed obstacles on D-Day in Normandy, ensuring safer passage for American tanks and troops

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Somerset WW II Vet Receives Medals

A World War II Navy veteran from Southeastern Massachusetts has received replacement medals for the ones stolen from his car more than six decades ago.

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