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  1. Profoundly gratefulRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    ... Donald A. McLean Jr., raised two sons. During the early 1990s, while Donald was serving in the U.S. Army at Fort Devens, the McLeans made Groton their home, they now reside in Pennsylvania. Susan will be remembered for all her courage, ebullience ...

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  2. WWII vet recalls encounters with Patton as he heads to DC with Honor Flight groupRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | Stars and Stripes

    ... the Northeast, he helped build the International Paper mill in Jay. He enlisted in 1943 and trained at Fort Devens in Massachusetts before his unit was sent to Oxford, England, to continue training. Poisson said they arrived in Normandy, France, on ...

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  3. New Fort Devens book groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    The Fort Devens Museum is forming a book group devoted to exploring what's being written about our military past. This group will meet periodically at the Fort Devens Museum to discuss a book on some aspect of military history.

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  4. Body of Susan McLean Found in Scottish HighlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Groton Line

    ... Donald A. McLean Jr., raised two sons. During the early 1990s, while Donald was serving in the U.S. Army at Fort Devens, the McLeans made Groton their home; they now reside in Pennsylvania. Susan will be remembered for all her courage, ebullience ...

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  5. Body of missing Groton native found after search in ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Lowell Sun

    ... Betsey Reeves and Eliot. She spent several years in town in the early 1990s while her husband was stationed at Fort Devens when their children were still in elementary school, Eliot has said. Susan McLean is a horseback riding instructor and Donald ...

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  6. Missing woman found in ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    ... Donald A. McLean Jr., raised two sons. During the early 1990s, while Donald was serving in the U.S. Army at Fort Devens, the McLeans made Groton their home, they now reside in PA. Susan will be remembered for all her courage, ebullience and ...

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  7. Devens continues its growth spurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Lowell Sun

    ... and Shirley, Lowitt said. Next year will mark the 20th anniversary of the handing over of control of the former Fort Devens to the state. MassDevelopment, a quasi-state economic development agency, is responsible for operating the community until ...

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  8. Chuck Williams: Retired command sergeant major says female soldiers have 'proved themselves'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... 1985 to April 1987, basically two academic years. He retired two years later as a command sergeant major at Fort Devens in Boston. "From my experience, all of the young people - men and women - who go to West Point are strong-minded, strong-willed ...

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  9. Cape Cod fishing trip for veterans: 'A whole new adventure'Read the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | Cape Cod Times

    ... Marines. But Sunday, he was into something new: saltwater fishing. Strong, an active duty Marine stationed at Fort Devens, was one of the more than 80 veterans who took part in the 5th annual Cape Cod Cares for the Troops Sgt. Mark Vecchione Fishing ...

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  10. Dateline ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Groton Landmark

    ... for her sister. McLean grew up in Groton and spent several years in town while her husband was stationed at Fort Devens. Their children were still in elementary school, Eliot said. Susan McLean is a horseback riding instructor and Donald McLean is a ...

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  11. Remembering my formerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    ... plane-to-train throughout several foreign countries, setting up home wherever we landed. Following my service at Fort Devens, we settled in Ayer 25 years ago. Ayer has been our home ever since. I worked supporting government contracts before serving ...

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  12. New Fort Devens book groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    The Fort Devens Museum is forming a book group devoted to exploring what's being written about our military past. This group will meet periodically at the Fort Devens Museum to discuss a book on some aspect of military history.

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  13. Bill Doyle: Red Tail welcomes Mass. Amateur Public LinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... to see where they've got to go. They've just got to perform their shots." Red Tail opened in 2001 on the site of Fort Devens, the former military base. At each golf outing his club hosts, Pavlik spends up to 10 minutes describing the history of the ...

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  14. Sandwich man working to honor World War I veteranRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2015 | Cape Cod Times

    ... research showed that wasn't the case. Clark, 21, died from septicemia while in training for the Army at Fort Devens. It was pleurisy that claimed Haddad, 26, as he was at U.S. Naval Training Camp on Bumpkin Island in Boston. The way they died ...

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  15. Former Fort Devens commander Col. (Ret.) Forest Rittgers Jr. to speak at museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    Col. Forest S. Rittgers Jr., commander of Fort Devens from 1975 to 1979, reminisces about his years at this Army installation in a program at Fort Devens Museum on Saturday, July 18, starting at 1 p.m. Here's a opportunity for the many people in this area who trained, worked or lived at Fort Devens during the tenure of this respected and well liked commander to meet him once again and hold something of a reunion at the museum. And it's an opportunity for area residents generally to hear how this Army base worked through some troubled years for America, following the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975 as the close of the Vietnam War.

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  16. James M. Snyder, 86Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | IBerkshires

    ... N.J. He was a longtime resident of Williamstown. An Army veteran, he attended its Intelligence School at Fort Devens and served in the 332nd Communications Reconnaissance Company in Hof, Germany. He was honorably discharged in 1954 with the rank of ...

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  17. Former Devens commander to speak at MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    Col. Forest S. Rittgers Jr., commander of Fort Devens from 1975 to 1979, reminisces about his years at this Army installation in a program at Fort Devens Museum on Saturday, July 18, starting at 1 p.m. It's an opportunity for area residents to hear how the Army base worked through some troubled years for America, following the fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975, as the close of the Vietnam War. Col. Rittgers served in the early days of the Vietnam War as a senior advisor to the South Vietnamese 47th Separate Regiment.

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  18. Devens Red CrossRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | Harvard Hillside

    ... of the building. "The former American Red Cross building housed essential support staff to our troops at Fort Devens, but has recently been inactive," said Marty Jones, MassDevelopment president and CEO. "MassDevelopment is pleased to support Anne ...

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  19. Devens' Red Cross Building now health, wellness centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    ... of the building. "The former American Red Cross building housed essential support staff to our troops at Fort Devens, but has recently been inactive," said Marty Jones, MassDevelopment President and CEO. "MassDevelopment is pleased to support Anne ...

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  20. Former Fort Devens commander to speak at museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | The Item Extra

    Retired Col. Forest S. Rittgers Jr., commander of Fort Devens from 1975 to 1979, will reminisce about his years at the Army installation in a program at Fort Devens Museum at 1 p.m. July 18. He will talk about how Fort Devens worked through some troubled years for the United States, after the fall of Saigon in 1975 at the close of the Vietnam War.

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