Sunday, February 14th, 2016


O’haire Family Fire Relief Clothing Drive

DECEMBER 30/The Gold Star Mothers of Massachusetts, Gold Star Wives of Greater Boston and Military Friends Foundation are collecting new clothing items to assist the family of Fallen Marine LCpl Walter O’Haire after a fire destroyed their Rockland home yesterday.  LCpl O’Haire who was killed in action in Iraq on May 9, 2007.  Walter’s mother Maureen and relatives living in the... [Read more]

Gold Star Families Remember Fallen Military Members

BOSTON/December 16 – Boston Globe/Sarah Roberts Holidays have been difficult for Karen Vasselian since her son Danny was killed in combat in Afghanistan, two days before Christmas in 2013. Marine Sergeant Danny Vasselian was 27 years old, away from family on his third deployment when he died, his mother said. The Abington Marine left behind his wife, three siblings, nieces, and his 9-year-old... [Read more]

Ahern Family Charitable Foundation to Host 12th Annual Army Navy Football Luncheon Supporting Children of Fallen or Deployed Troops

WOBURN/Nov 2015 As the nation prepares to salute our veterans tomorrow, the Ahern Family Charitable Foundation is announcing plans to host its 12th Annual Army-Navy Football Luncheon on Saturday, December 12th, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at the Scoreboard Sports Bar & Grill in Woburn, MA.  The luncheon will once again raise funds to support Operation Santa-Massachusetts through a partnership with Military... [Read more]

Taunton Soldier Treated With Surprise Trip Home For Thanksgiving

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE by Lisa D. Connell By/Nov 2015— Welcome home, Sgt. First Class Mark Welch. A trip home to the city on Thanksgiving Eve was made possible courtesy of the Military Friends Foundation. Welch serves in the Massachusetts National Guard’s 1060th Transportation Company based in Framingham. He also is an Iraq War veteran. Welch is enjoying the chance to visit with family and friends... [Read more]