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Honor Flight program for veterans in Portsmouth

Honor Flight program for veterans in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — Local veterans and their families are invited to an Honor Flight presentation at Atria Aquidneck Place at 3 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 8 Deputy Fire Chief Michael P. O’Brien, an Air Force veteran and the son of a World War II veteran, recently sent a letter of invitation to veterans in which he

Letter: This veteran will do his grocery shopping elsewhere

To the editor: Last week a Barrington Times article explained that the Shaw’s Supermarkets “in” Barrington, and on the periphery of town, this year had banned military veterans from selling Memorial Day Poppies in the stores’ lobbies for charitable fund raising. One of the store managers interviewed “…asked that his name not be used…” As for me,

A group of volunteers from local VFW Post 5390, the Newport Coast Guard and Middletown Home Depot surround Vietnam veteran Raymond DeJesus and his wife, Eneida, for a photo while they build the veteran a handicap ramp for his home in Common Fence Point.

Volunteers build ramp for Portsmouth veteran

PORTSMOUTH — A veteran was in need, so his comrades answered the call — with a little help from a local business. Members of VFW Post 5390 in Common Fence Point, along with workers from Home Depot and a few Coast Guard personnel, started building a handicapped ramp recently at the home of Vietnam War veteran Raymond

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