Friday, November 27th, 2015


Local Soldiers Given Opportunity To Travel Home To Loved Ones Before Deployment

Boston – Military Friends Foundation is helping more than 100 Soldiers in the Massachusetts National Guard’s 1060th Transportation Company travel home to see loved ones before they deploy.  Members of the 1060th Transportation Company have been training out of state to prepare for a deployment to Kuwait later this year.  Each year taxpayers across the Commonwealth have an opportunity... [Read more]

SGM Kelly’s Response to Fox 25 Story

Dear Friends, Tonight I joined many of you to watch a story on Fox25 News attempting to attack the work of my organization, Military Friends Foundation.  I stand firmly behind the work we do and as a retired SGM I would never lend my name to anything that didn’t met the highest standards.  Our veterans deserve no less. The main subject of the story, which featured Bill Moore of Project New Hope,... [Read more]

Open Letter to Legislators From SGM Jim Kelly (ret.) in Response To Uninformed and Reckless Attacks by Mass. Fallen Heroes Fund

October 28, 2015 Dear Legislators, My name is SGM Jim Kelly and I am the President of the Military Friends Foundation 501c3, the organization that proudly administers the state’s Military Family Relief Fund.  I welcomed the opportunity to sit down this week with Kerry Kavanaugh from Fox 25 News Investigates to address uninformed and reckless accusations made against my organization and House Bill... [Read more]

Run for the Fallen honors sacrifice of servicemen and women

September 2015/Dedham By Max Bowen and Robert Curran | Wicked Local Families who have lost loved ones in service since the tragic events of Sept. 11 joined together on Saturday to honor their sacrifice. Massachusetts Run for the Fallen was held in Dedham at Memorial Field, with more than 500 runners and walkers participating. Previously held in Lynn, the event was moved to Dedham for the first time. “Dedham... [Read more]