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Former Second District Congressman Rob Simmons. Photo by WTICs Matt Dwyer.

Rob Simmons, Former Congressman, Officer To Visit Vietnam

Former Rep. Rob Simmons is heading to Vietnam where he served during America’s long war in the region.

03/09/2015

Robert Argo says it's too difficult in this economy to find a job without a diploma...so he finished his high school education nearly 15 years after leaving school to join the Navy Reserves.

Vietnam Vet Finally Receives High School Diploma

65-year-old Robert Argo dropped out of school in 1965 to join the Navy Reserves.

12/28/2013

Wethersfield Veterans Day, 2013 (John Silva/WTIC Photo)

Veterans Honored In Wethersfield

The town of Wethersfield paid tribute to veterans during an outdoor ceremony at town hall today. Among those on hand was 96-year-old retired U.S. Navy Chief Macinists’s Mate Herb Philbrick. Chief Philbrick’s tour in the […]

11/11/2013

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Marine Killed In Explosion Will Be Buried Next To His Great Uncle, A Navy Pilot Killed In Vietnam

A Marine from Connecticut who was killed in a training exercise explosion in Nevada will be laid to rest later this week in western Massachusetts.

03/26/2013