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Keating, VFW reach out to flag burners

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

The line between protesting and indiscriminate vandalism is blurring with every passing day. After bringing down only statues devoted to Confederate leaders, quickly the razor-sharp focus of statue topplers expanded to include the likes of Christopher Columbus, conquistadors, police chiefs they deemed racist, slave-holding Union...

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Keating receives national VFW honor

Thomas Keating, past commander of Needham’s Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 2498, and its current Post Chaplain, has been appointed as National Aide-de-Camp by the National Commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States. Keating, a US Army Vietnam War veteran, was cited for "going above and beyond" in his work as Post...
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Needham writer’s Vietnam story published

Thomas Keating of Needham, a veteran of Vietnam and a writer, will have a chapter from his Vietnam War memoir published in the fall edition of “War Stories,” an anthology series published by Oregon Humanities. The anthology will be released on November 11, Veterans Day. Keating submitted the chapter, entitled “The Elephants (Con Voi),” about his...
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