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City Honors the Fallen in Memorial Day Ceremony

World War II veteran and New Bedford resident Eddie McLane was the keynote speaker at Monday's Memorial Day ceremony at Clasky Common park. The 91-year-old talked about how he entered Normandy by glider ahead of the D-Day invasion

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Fairhaven Honor Veterans With Annual Memorial Day Parade [Photos]

Dozens of people gathered along Main St. in Fairhaven to watch the annual Memorial Day parade Monday morning.

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Veterans Affairs Scandal Grows

The scandal involving the Department of Veterans Affairs continues to grow.

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Free Pot To Veterans

A Woodland Park, Colorado operation is looking to provide free marijuana to veterans.

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Gov. Patrick Announces $25M For New Housing Units

Associated Press - Gov. Deval Patrick has announced more than $25 million to create over 335 new units of supportive housing for veterans, homeless and very low income families.

Patrick made the announcement Tuesday during a stop at the site of a planned veterans' housing project in Haverhill

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Possible Vaccine for PTSD

A possible "vaccine" for post-traumatic stress disorder might help protect soldiers in battle.

Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge claim the ghrelin hormone produced during stressful situations makes the brain vulnerable to PTSD

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TSM - WWII Cape Verdean veteran John Costa looks at recruit photos with his wife, Edith.
TSM - WWII Cape Verdean veteran John Costa looks at recruit photos with his wife, Edith.

Cape Verdean WWII Vets Honored in New Bedford

In addition to the Recognition Day parade, the New Bedford Cape Verdean community received an added honor this weekend.

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Jean-Pierre Trahan speaks next to a photo of his late son Tyler, during dedication ceremonies of the Tyler Trahan Memorial Roundabout in Freetown. (Credit: TSM)
Jean-Pierre Trahan speaks next to a photo of his late son Tyler, during dedication ceremonies of the Tyler Trahan Memorial Roundabout in Freetown. (Credit: TSM)

Freetown Honors Naval Officer Tyler Trahan

A permanent part of Freetown now bears the name of one of its fallen heroes.

The town gathered at Crossroads Common Saturday for the dedication of the Tyler Trahan Memorial Roundabout. Trahan was killed in combat on April 30th, 2009 in Iraq, just days shy of his 23rd birthday

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New Bedford Vets Share Breakfast with Global Learning Students

The Global Learning Charter Public School welcomed area veterans from the Veterans Transition House to attend a special breakfast this morning. It's the fourth year the veterans are welcomed to a Student of the Month breakfast, where they sit down with the students and share their experiences

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Fundraising for Women’s Veterans Memorial to Begin

The City Council's Memorials and Dedications Committee is just about ready to start up a fundraising campaign in support of a monument for female veterans at Fort Taber.

The committee met Tuesday night, and resolved to set up an account for the monument as soon as next week

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