Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

October 13, 2019/Washington DC – Massachusetts Army National Guard soldiers ran the Army Ten Miler as part of Team Military Friends. The runners honored fallen service members during the race October  Military Friends Foundation, established after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, provides direct financial grants and community empowerment events to support Warriors and their families. Runners who joined Team Military […]

September 28, 2019/BOSTON – The last Sunday in September was designated as Gold Star Mother’s Day by a joint resolution of Congress in June of 1936.  The Office of Governor Charlie Baker will fly the Gold Star flag at the State House from sunrise to sunset on Sunday, September 29, 2019, in honor of Gold […]

Aug 29, 2019/CHICOPEE  Springfield Republican – The remains of a Green Beret who was killed in Afghanistan will be flown into his hometown on Labor Day. U.S. Army Master Sgt. Luis DeLeon-Figueroa is scheduled to be flown into Westover Municipal Airport at about 9 a.m. on Monday. A procession will begin at 9:30 a.m. to […]

Aug 15, 2019/DEDHAM –  Military Friends Foundation, a nonprofit that give direct support to local service members and families of the fallen in times of need, today announced that registration is open for the 2019 Massachusetts Run for the Fallen. This event takes place on Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 9 AM to 1 PM at […]

South Deerfield – Tough Ruck, a project of Military Friends Foundation 501c3, is a group of military personnel, first-responders and civilians dedicated to keeping the memories of these Fallen Heroes alive and raising funds to immediately assist Massachusetts military families touch by sudden tragedy. On May 4, Navy Corpsman Meaghan Elizabeth Burns, age 23, was the innocent victim […]

CHARLTON – Tough Ruck, a project of Military Friends Foundation 501c3, is a group of military personnel, first-responders and civilians dedicated to keeping the memories of these Fallen Heroes alive and raising funds to immediately assist Massachusetts military families touch by sudden tragedy. On March 5, Sgt. Timothy Wolfe of Charlton, who served tours in Iraq […]

METHUEN/February 2019 – By Hometown Sports Michael Muldoon/Eagle Tribune – Neil Sheehan of Methuen is running the Boston Marathon and raising money for the Military Friends Foundation. The former Central Catholic (CCHS ‘14) and Salve Regina University runner said, “I was very proud to have the opportunity to run the marathon with a military charity like the […]

January 2019 – SSG Michael Jarrie, a member of the Massachusetts National Guard’s 772 Military Police Company, has deployed four times to the Middle East. He has more than 16 years of military service, yet this week SSG Jarrie was unsure that he would be able to feed his three young children and keep a […]

FALL RIVER/January 2019 –  On New Year’s Day flames ripped through the Four Winds Apartments in Fall River, MA.  A car plowed through the building and hit a gas line which left more than 80 people homeless including local military families.  100 firefighters were called in to fight the blaze and today they remain on […]

BOSTON/December 2018 – Boston Globe by Andres Picon A freshly adorned Christmas tree towered over hundreds of members of Massachusetts Gold Star families Tuesday afternoon at the Massachusetts State House as officials thanked and praised them for the service and sacrifice of their fallen relatives. The tree was dedicated to the families as part of an […]