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New Bedford VA Outpatient Clinic Holds Open House

After one year of renovations and $2.5 million, the Providence VA Medical Center's New Bedford Community-Based Outpatient Clinic on Elm Street opened its doors to local vets during an open house event Saturday afternoon.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Chris Gomes speaking at Vietnam Veterans' Recognition Day ceremony at Fort Taber/Fort Rodman.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Chris Gomes speaking at Vietnam Veterans' Recognition Day ceremony at Fort Taber/Fort Rodman.

Local Veterans Honor Vietnam Veterans’s Recognition Day

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 499 recognized the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War Saturday with a ceremony at Fort Taber/Fort Rodman.

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Jon Faria/ TSM
Jon Faria/ TSM

New Bedford’s VA Outpatient Clinic Cuts The Ribbon

Veterans in the New Bedford area can look forward to better care without the travel.

Officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday at the new VA Outpatient Clinic on Elm Street.

The renovated facility is already caring for over 3,000 vets locally

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

New Bedford Honors Area Veterans

It was a banner year for the Veterans Day Parade in New Bedford.

Thousands of people lined Union and Pleasant Streets to simply say 'thank you' to the men and women from around the area that have served in our nations Armed Forces

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Veterans Day Events Across the South Coast

Here's a look at the numerous Veterans Day commemorations and activities throughout the South Coast on Tuesday, November 11th, 2014....

New Bedford Parade: The New Bedford Veterans Day Parade kicks off at 11am from Buttonwood Park, proceeding down Union Street to the reviewing stand in front of the New Bedford Free Public Library on Pleasant Street. A speaking prog

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Vietnam Veterans Receive “Homecoming” From Councilors

The New Bedford City Council honored dozens of Vietnam veterans outside City Hall Thursday evening.

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Mural, Memorial Service Mark 9/11 in New Bedford

New Bedford residents let images do the talking as a new mural was unveiled honoring those who join the nation's armed forces. The mural was revealed at the 9/11 Victims and Veterans memorial service held at the Fort Taber Community Center

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Memorial Day

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
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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