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Pittsfield Community Remembers Life of Veteran Anthony Pastore

Pastore is remembered by the community for his dedication, kind disposition, and musical talents, particularly in singing the national anthem at so many public events for more than four decades.

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Lenox Couple Donates to Local Veterans Organization

Sergeant Kastrinakis passed away on Feb. 7, 2019. The Keators, through working with their Foundation and the Lenox VFW Post, have established a scholarship fund to be given out each year to members of the community with ties to the military.

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Veteran Video Spotlight: Fran Giardina

Wayne Soares interviews Fran Giardina, an Army veteran of the Korean War.

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Veteran Video Spotlight: Marc Jaffe

Wayne Soares interviews Marine Lt. Marc Jaffe, a veteran of World War II.

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National Veterans Small Business Week to Kick-off Nov. 2

This year's National Veterans Small Business Week theme is "#VetBiz Resources in Your Local Community." During the week, the SBA will highlight and connect veterans nationwide to local level entrepreneurial resources.

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State Treasurer’s Office Makes New Veteran Bonus Available for Those Supporting COVID-19 Crisis Operations

Governor Charlie Baker activated the Massachusetts National Guard in March to increase the supply chain resources available to the Commonwealth and its residents.

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Soares' Celebrity Golf Event to Benefit Veterans Grows in Second Year

The Oct. 13 event at Mashpee's Willowbend Country Club on Cape Cod still will be marked by pride and gratitude as 30 celebrities help Soares raise funds to help homeless and disabled vets through the Cape & Islands Veterans Outreach Center.

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Veteran Spotlight: Seaman Nichols Witness to History

Nichols was on duty on Sept. 2, 1945, and about 100 feet from the signing of the Japanese surrender document on the Missouri.

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Veterans Day Observed in Berkshire County

Brehio said it takes a special kind of person to enter the service and to recite the 72 words of the oath pledging their commitment to defend the nation against enemies domestic and foreign.

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Soldier On Permanent Women Veterans Housing to Open This Winter

Soldier On knows the importance of having a home and with the near completion of the village for women veterans this sentiment will be accessible to all who have served in the military, not just the men.

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New Veterans Assisted Living Facility Dedicated in Pittsfield

The facility is dedicated to Roman Sadlowski of Pittsfield. A petty officer in the Navy, he was stationed aboard the USS Oklahoma on Dec. 7, 1941, and perished in the Pearl Harbor attacks.

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Bilingual Veterans Outreach Center Opens in Pittsfield

A small veterans outreach center took barely five months to outgrow its space — a strong indication that there's an unmet need in the county.

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