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

    Tuesday Mar 24 | 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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  2. Large-group training in today's militaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | 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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  3. Devens talk: Today's military trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | 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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  4. Rosa seeks funds to study Devens impact on area communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | 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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  5. Former NH Guard commander sentenced to 15 years for child sex traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Marine vet turns 90, recalls Pacific battlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... KAPTEYN) MILLBURY - Marine Sgt. Maj. Tracy A. Linch from the 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division at Fort Devens, has seen heroism and horror during tours of Iraq and Afghanistan. But on Wednesday, he told a room packed with residents, family ...

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  11. Grover Wittig Jr.Read the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Item Extra

    ... the early 1990s. At the same time, he retired as a chief warrant officer from the 323rd Maintenance Company at Fort Devens, after 30 years of service. During his enlistment in the army, Mr. Wittig served in artillery units and later in the vehicle ...

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  12. Marine vet turns 90, recalls Pacific battlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... KAPTEYN) MILLBURY - Marine Sgt. Maj. Tracy A. Linch from the 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division at Fort Devens, has seen heroism and horror during tours of Iraq and Afghanistan. But on Wednesday, he told a room packed with residents, family ...

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  13. Grover Wittig Jr.Read the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... the early 1990s. At the same time, he retired as a chief warrant officer from the 323rd Maintenance Company at Fort Devens, after 30 years of service. During his enlistment in the army, Mr. Wittig served in artillery units and later in the vehicle ...

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  14. Cummings Properties Recognized as "Patriotic Employer"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... Marine Corps reserves three years ago and serves as a field radio operator with the 25th Marine Regiment out of Fort Devens. He started out on the Cummings grounds crew and plans to work his way up to carpenter one day. "The Company has always ...

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  15. Three-war veteran celebrates 90th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Coastal Courier

    ... was born in Statesboro and served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. He retired in 1975 while stationed at Fort Devens, Georgia. Suddath served in the Marshall Islands during WWII, was with the 5th Regimental Combat Team in Korea, and was a ...

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  16. Veteran of three wars celebrates 90th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Bryan County News

    ... was born in Statesboro and served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. He retired in 1975 while stationed at Fort Devens, Georgia. Suddath served in the Marshall Islands during WWII, was with the 5th Regimental Combat Team in Korea, and was a ...

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  17. No further action for Plow Shop PondRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | Shirley Oracle

    ... adding "can you give any kind of general environmental assessment, based on what you know?" Bob Simeone of the Fort Devens Base Realignment and Closure Environmental Office said, "We did various risk assessments, and others have as well." He said ...

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  18. Devens talk: Role of Native Americans in U.S. warsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    What part Native Americans played in America's various wars from the beginning of our country to modern times -- that will be the subject of Sandy Shepherd's talk on Saturday, Jan. 17, at Fort Devens Museum. The museum will be open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and the program will start at 1 p.m. Shepherd's presentation will include mention of the Alamo Scouts of the U.S. 6th Army's Special Reconnaissance Unit, but he also says there were code talkers in World War I. He'll talk about the 45th Infantry Regiment, formed in Oklahoma but trained specifically at Fort Devens for landing at Anzio beachhead during the Italian Campaign in World War II.

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  19. Talk: Role of Native Americans in U.S. wars Jan. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    What part Native Americans played in America's various wars from the beginning of our country to modern times -- that will be the subject of Sandy Shepherd's talk on Saturday, Jan. 17, at Fort Devens Museum. The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the program will start at 1 p.m. Shepherd's presentation will include mention of the Alamo Scouts of the U.S. 6th Army's Special Reconnaissance Unit, but he also says there were code talkers in World War I. He'll talk about the 45th Infantry Regiment, formed in Oklahoma but trained specifically at Fort Devens for landing at Anzio beachhead during the Italian Campaign in World War II.

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  20. Plow Shop Pond, Shepley's Hill Landfill on Jan. 15 meeting agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    ... of Contamination 72) as well as the former adjacent Railroad Roundhouse (aka Study Area (SA) 71) at the former Fort Devens, Massachusetts. Plow Shop Pond (AOC 72) is the 30-acre pond located along the northeast boundary of the former Fort Devens, ...

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