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West Hartford's 2011 Veterans Day ceremony. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Many Iraq, Afghanistan Vets Unemployed

For veterans in the U.S., the unemployment rate is much higher than the national average.


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First Hearing For Soldier Charged With Killing Connecticut Soldier

A Fort Stewart soldier is facing his first court hearing on charges that he killed two men in his Army infantry unit and wounded another in Iraq last fall.


Fellow Soldier Charged with Murder in Watertown Serviceman's Death

By MAZIN YAHYA, Associated Press Writer BAGHDAD (AP) _ An American soldier was charged Wednesday with killing two fellow U.S. troops and wounding a third after an argument last month in a former Iraqi insurgent […]


Soldier's Family Critical of Senator's Lack of Response

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The mother of a soldier killed in Iraq has criticized U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman for failing to offer his condolences. Family spokesman Patrick Jacques Jr. said Thursday that Ling Noonan was […]


Watertown Soldier Dies in Iraq

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A Connecticut soldier has died while serving in Iraq. The body of Army Pfc. Gebrah Noonan of Watertown was returned to Dover Air Force Base, Del., on Saturday.