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

    Thursday | 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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  2. Three-war veteran celebrates 90th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | 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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  3. Veteran of three wars celebrates 90th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | 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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  4. No further action for Plow Shop PondRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | 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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  5. Devens talk: Role of Native Americans in U.S. warsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | 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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  6. Talk: Role of Native Americans in U.S. wars Jan. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | 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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  7. Plow Shop Pond, Shepley's Hill Landfill on Jan. 15 meeting agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | 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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  8. 'Mother Christmas' remembered with donations to T&G SantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... many years, he kept a piece of one of the green parachutes as a handkerchief. On Christmas Eve 1945, he came to Fort Devens from Czechoslovakia for a 10-day leave after serving in Europe for 18 months without a break. After the war, he worked at ...

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  9. Female veterans battling PTSD from sexual trauma fight VA for redressRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... Judy Atwood-Bell was just a 19-year-old Army private when she says she was locked inside a barracks room at Fort Devens in Massachusetts, forced to the cold floor and raped by a fellow solider. For more than two decades, Atwood-Bell fought for an ...

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  10. Female veterans battling PTSD from sexual trauma fight for redressRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Amarillo.com

    ... Judy Atwood-Bell was just a 19-year-old Army private when she says she was locked inside a barracks room at Fort Devens in Massachusetts, forced to the cold floor and raped by a fellow solider. For more than two decades, Atwood-Bell fought for an ...

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  11. Female veterans battling PTSD from sexual trauma fight for redressRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... Judy Atwood-Bell was just a 19-year-old Army private when she says she was locked inside a barracks room at Fort Devens in Massachusetts, forced to the cold floor and raped by a fellow solider. For more than two decades, Ms. Atwood-Bell fought for ...

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  12. WWII's Pacific Theater focus of museum programRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Guest speaker Michael Roberts of Groton speaks about the West Coast and the Pacific Ocean during World War II in his program on Saturday, Dec. 20, at the Fort Devens Museum, at 1 p.m. At a time so close to Pearl Harbor Day, Roberts' presentation takes the museum's focus beyond the European Theater of operations, so commonly highlighted. From his own days of growing up near the West Coast, Roberts will talk about his experiences during World War II on that coast.

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  13. How I found the grave of Pvt. Elmer Kenneth Gorham, WWI medicRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    ... gone missing in Europe while World War I raged and that he may have been taken prisoner. I reached out to the Fort Devens Museum in Devens, Mass. My grandfather had been discharged from Camp Devens after the war. They referred me to the historians ...

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  14. WWII's Pacific Theater focus of Dec. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    Guest speaker Michael Roberts, of Groton, speaks about the West Coast and the Pacific Ocean during World War II in his program on Saturday, Dec. 20, at the Fort Devens Museum, starting at 1 p.m. At a time so close to Pearl Harbor Day, Roberts' presentation takes the museum's focus beyond the European Theater of operations, so commonly highlighted. From his own days of growing up near the West Coast, Roberts will talk about his experiences during World War II on that coast.

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  15. Northborough resident born to serve fellow veteransRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    ... two years, I enlisted for three, hoping to have some choice of career in the Army." Bourque entered the Army at Fort Devens and was assigned 16 weeks of heavy weapons infantry at Fort Dix, N.J. Next, he went to Fort Benjamin Harrison near ...

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  16. Plagues, pandemics and deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... than a century ago, the world was being ravaged by the Spanish flu. Bodies were being piled up like cordwood at Fort Devens and other collecting mortuaries. Doctors and governments were virtually helpless because they had no weapons to deal with the ...

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  17. Critics say Devens siphoning off prime projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    W hen the Fort Devens Army Base officially closed in 1996, the impact on northern Worcester County was devastating. Those 6,700 military personnel and 2,600 civilian jobs disappeared, along with all the economic benefits of those soldiers and employees spending money on local housing, gasoline, food, restaurants and more.

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  18. Abstract Expressionist Arshile GorkyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Berkshire Fine Arts

    ... that is out of focus. He enlisted in the American Army before World War, but never went to war, remaining at Fort Devens outside of Boston. He survived the notorious influenza epidemic in 1918 that killed more American soldiers than died on the ...

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  19. George Ramirez to leave Devens in DecemberRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    Back in 1977, Ramirez, who was born in Colombia and came to Lowell in 1973, visited the then-Fort Devens as part of an Army-run program for inner city youth, a time he remembers well. Now, after serving as MassDevelopment's Executive Vice President of Devens Operations for four years, he's ready to move on.

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  20. Ramirez ready to move onRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Back in 1973, Ramirez, Colombian- born and Lowell-raised, came to then-Fort Devens as part of an Army-run program for innercity youth, a time he remembers well. Now, after serving as MassDevelopment's executive vice president of Devens Operations for four years, he's ready to move on.

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