VOTE. As if I have to remind anyone that Election Day is almost (thankfully) upon us as our mailboxes are crammed full of flyers and telephone calls bombard us with last-minute attempts to gain our vote. Annoying as it can get at times, it still is exciting and informative and keeps us updat…
The Currier Museum of Art in Manchester has received CARES Act funding to support veterans, active service members and their families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The money has been allocated by the state government through Swim With A Mission, a Bedford-based nonprofit organization th…
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-NH, is introducing bipartisan legislation to strengthen the Solid Start program the Trump administration created last year that directs federal officials to contact veterans multiple times the first year after they leave active duty.
The Henniker American Legion Post 78 will be collecting unserviceable flags through Monday, Oct. 12. Residents may bring their faded, tattered and worn flags for proper disposal by dropping them off at the Henniker Brewing Company, Henniker Town Hall, Depot Street, Henniker, or to the town t…
A Hindu activist said he has waited more than a year for officials at the Manchester VA Medical Center to place a copy of the sacred Hindu text — the Bhagavad Gita — in the entrance lobby of the main building.
TILTON — The New Hampshire Veterans Home (NHVH) will hold a virtual craft fair Nov. 13-15 on the home’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/groups/nhvhcraftfair. Artisans are invited to register by Monday.
Swim with a Mission, a Bedford-based nonprofit organization that raises money for veteran service organizations, has been chosen to take on an “unprecedented leadership role” in helping direct and distribute $4 million to other veteran non-profits across the state.
PORTLAND, Maine — There are plenty of battlefield relics inside the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6859 on Forest Avenue. In the lounge, behind a couple tables, a lighted display case shows off combat-captured bayonets. A Nazi flag and a Japanese sword sit silent, behind glass, in a trophy ca…
Friday is National POW/MIA (Prisoner Of War/Missing In Action) Recognition Day, which means we pause and pay tribute to all comrades who are still unaccounted for from all of our country’s past wars, police actions, conflicts, military actions, et.al.
Comedian Jon Stewart joined lawmakers and advocates Tuesday on Capitol Hill to help draw attention to legislation designed to compensate and care for veterans suffering from illnesses linked to toxic burn pits in combat zones.
MEREDITH – About 45 motorcycles roared in groups of one or two into to the parking lot at Laconia Harley, donated their money, and got in a queue that would soon take off for a scenic ride around Lake Winnipesaukee.
With the country about to commemorate National POW/MIA Recognition Day on Friday, some New Hampshire veterans and political leaders are asking why the POW/MIA flag was removed from atop the White House earlier this year.
NEW LONDOND, Conn. -- Sixty-four-year-old Michael Shafer still thinks there's more to uncover about the worst submarine disaster in U.S. history, which killed all 129 men aboard, including his father and uncle.
As a youngster growing up in the Mansfield, Ohio, area in the 1970s, Ronny Echelberger spent days exploring cemeteries across Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania with his mother, studying their family history.
After an outcry from lawmakers, President Donald Trump on Friday said his administration would not be shutting down the Stars and Stripes military newspaper as announced by the Pentagon earlier this year.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump strongly denied on Thursday a magazine report saying he had spoken disparagingly about fallen U.S. military personnel buried in Europe and declined to visit an American cemetery during a trip to France because he thought it unimportant.
OK, I hear you — those who groan and whine about this and that about the Manchester Veterans hospital and the less-than pleasant experiences. I have no reason to doubt the authenticity of most complaints, as I have had a few myself.
MANCHESTER — Vincent Farruggio started up his BMW motorcycle Sunday outside Stark Brewing Co. with his mini fox terrier, Roscoe, on board to join other motorcyclists for a 40-mile ride to raise money for a good cause.