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  1. Memorial Day Parade Marches MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Groton Line

    ... the parade. "Our Grand Marshal and primary speaker this year is U.S. Army LtCol Steven Egan, Post Commander of Fort Devens. We will be joined at the Cemetery again this year by the Granite Statesmen Barbershop Chorus , 12-time Northeast District ...

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  2. Peter MakuchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... the recipient of two Purple Hearts and three Bronze Campaign Stars. Upon returning stateside, Peter was sent to Fort Devens for reassignment, then to Fort Jay and assigned MP duty at the prison on Governors Island. He was honorably discharged from ...

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  3. Andrew Bernard Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... being honorably discharged in 1945, he embarked on a nearly 35-year career as a civilian missile inspector at Fort Devens, retiring in 1973. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, the American Legion Post #96, and the Catholic Golden Age ...

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  4. Andrew Bernard Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... being honorably discharged in 1945, he embarked on a nearly 35-year career as a civilian missile inspector at Fort Devens, retiring in 1973. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, the American Legion Post #96, and the Catholic Golden Age ...

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  5. Fort Huachuca bids farewell to Morse code trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The United States Army

    ... In a memo signed April 5, 1985, the Army became the executive agency for conducting the Morse code course on Fort Devens, Massachusetts. A few years later, Fort Devens consolidated Morse code training into a joint learning environment by providing ...

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  6. Dan Shaughnessy to speak at Devens museum fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | Lowell Sun

    Boston Globe sports columnist Dan Shaughnessy will speak about sports and the nature of his job at a fundraiser for the Fort Devens Museum on Monday evening. Shaughnessy, a Groton native, is expected to discuss the disappointing end to the Bruins season and the start of the Red Sox slate.

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  7. Shaughnessy talking sports at Devens Museum fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... with the Red Sox opening their baseball season at home now, he will have plenty to talk and write about there. Fort Devens Museum offers you an opportunity to get Shaughnessy's comments and prognostications on sports and views about being a sports ...

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  8. Super Town Meeting on Devens zoning changes June 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    ... windows overlook Rogers Field, the old parade ground where a grand 4th of July celebration was held in Fort Devens days, with spectacular fireworks, rousing band music and cannon blasts. Now, a variety of seasonal sports events take place on Rogers ...

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  9. As sports seasons change, come meet Dan ShaughnessyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    ... with the Red Sox opening their baseball season at home now, he will have plenty to talk and write about there. Fort Devens Museum offers you an opportunity to get Shaughnessy's comments and prognostications on sports and views about being a sports ...

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  10. New Hampshire's Finest' ice cream at Durocher's in NashuaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Nashua Telegraph

    ... Their trips would take them to the small grocers in the area, "supermarkets like DeMoulas," Caron said, "Fort Devens was one place I remembered," he said, recalling the rumble of the big army trucks going by. Caron worked there with his grandfather ...

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  11. Fort Devens Museum focuses on sports in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    "Organized Sports at Camp Devens and Fort Devens" is the title of this month's afternoon program at Fort Devens Museum, 94 Jackson Road, Devens. The talk is set for 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 18, at the museum, which is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The talk is meant to complement the museum's fundraising event later, on April 27. That's when well-known Boston Globe sports columnist Dan Shaughnessy comes to the Devens Common Center to speak about his life devoted to chronicling professional sports and his outlook on the Boston teams as cold-weather sports wind down and warm-weather sports start up.

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  12. Weston Library Hosts World Premier Of "Fort Devens"Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... Tonight at 7pm marks a very special event in Weston. Come to the Weston Public Library for the World Premier of 'FORT DEVENS', a film directed and edited by Weston residents, Louis Tabak and Andrew Tabak. Founded in 1914, closed as a regular Army ...

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  13. Large-group training in today's militaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    What sort of training takes place when large groups of today's U. S. soldiers are brought together and how are their training exercises and maneuvers carried out? To understand what such operations are all about and how essential they might be for the country's defense, come to Fort Devens Museum on Saturday, March 21, at 1 p.m. to hear Harvard resident Duane Barber talk on the subject. With oversight of war-fighter exercises by means of training simulation for Northrop Grumman Technical Services, Barber is fully qualified to talk on the subject.

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  14. Devens talk: Today's military trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    What sort of training takes place with today's U.S. soldiers and how are their training exercises and maneuvers carried out? Harvard resident Duane Barber will give a talk on understanding such operations and how essential they might be for the country's defense, on Saturday, March 21, at 1 p.m., at the Fort Devens Museum. Barber worked on the oversight of war-fighter exercises by means of training simulation for Northrop Grumman Technical Services.

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  15. Rosa seeks funds to study Devens impact on area communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Ayer Public Spirit

    State Rep. Dennis Rosa is seeking funds for a study to determine what impact the state's development and marketing of the former Fort Devens Army base is having on surrounding communities, specifically Leominster, Fitchburg and Gardner. "It's a big worry for those cities," said the Leominster Democrat about why he has made funding for the study his top priority for the upcoming legislative session.

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  16. Former NH Guard commander sentenced to 15 years for child sex traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Concord Monitor

    ... to custody following the conviction. Biery has recommended that Valas serve the sentence in the prison at Fort Devens in Massachusetts. He will be on supervised release for 15 years thereafter. The Guard declined to comment on the sentence, ...

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  17. Korean War, Fort Devens history films to be shown Feb. 21 at Fort Devens MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Harvard Hillside

    An Armed Forces information and education film about the history of the Korean War and a brand new short film highlighting Fort Devens and the museum make up the Fort Devens Museum's free program on Saturday, Feb. 21. The two films will be screened starting at 1 p.m. as part of the museum's regular third Saturday of each month opening its doors to the public from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at its premises at 94 Jackson Road in Devens. The Korean War film is a restoration in DVD format of one of an assortment of more than 60 training and educational films the museum received several years ago.

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  18. WWII vet's books draw on time as a 'China Marine'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    ... with 15 years as a fiscal manager at MCI Shirley before he retired in 1992. Jan worked for the military head of Fort Devens for many years. The Alberts were almost always on the same page, as well suited now as they were when they married 63 years ...

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  19. Community News BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    Fort Devens Museum will hold a film screening event on Saturday, featuring a Korean War film and a new short film highlighting Fort Devens and the Museum. The program, which is free and open to the public, will start at 1 p.m. at the museum at 94 Jackson Road, third floor.

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  20. AtHoc Solution Simplifies Communications for Army Reserve at Fort DevensRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | Sys-Con Media

    As the joint force training facility of choice for the New England area, Fort Devens supports more than 130,000 personnel annually. It provides training, educational and logistic resources to not only stationed units, but also transient training and tenant customers as well.

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