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PDF OF THE SEPTEMBER, 2021 VALLEY PATRIOT – LOCAL VETERANS GET PURPLE HEART

PDF OF THE SEPTEMBER, 2021 VALLEY PATRIOT – LOCAL VETERANS GET PURPLE HEART

PDF of the September, 2021 Valley Patriot Edition #215                   HELP US KEEP THE NEWS FREE! ValleyPatriotThe Valley Patriot is a free…

Married on the 4th of July – Celebrating 75 years of Marriage! ~ HEROES IN OUR MIDST, VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

Married on the 4th of July – Celebrating 75 years of Marriage! ~ HEROES IN OUR MIDST, VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

By: John Cuddy – Aug. 2021 Dracut’s Bob and Jeanette (Jenny) Iby, celebrated their 75th Wedding Anniversary on July 4, 2021. Married on July 4, 1946, after Bob finished his…

Arthur Moriarty ~ “Reconnaissance by Fire” ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

Arthur Moriarty ~ “Reconnaissance by Fire” ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

By: John Cuddy – July, 2021 Just a few weeks ago, I was talking with Bill Bateman at the Merrimack Valley Golf Course, Bill connected me with fellow Central Catholic…

US Navy Veteran Louis McAloon – Lifeguard Duty off the Coast of Vietnam ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH ~ HEROES IN OUR MIDST

US Navy Veteran Louis McAloon – Lifeguard Duty off the Coast of Vietnam ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH ~ HEROES IN OUR MIDST

By:  John Cuddy – June,  2021 NORTH ANDOVER – North Andover’s Louis McAloon served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War, enlisting shortly after graduating from North Andover High…

Senator DiZoglio Calls for Full Senate Investigation into The Scapegoating of Francisco Urena After the Deaths of 77 Veterans in the Holyoke Old Soldiers Home

Senator DiZoglio Calls for Full Senate Investigation into The Scapegoating of Francisco Urena After the Deaths of 77 Veterans in the Holyoke Old Soldiers Home

“The Governor “forgot” who he hired (Walsh) and a head had to roll, so he sent the Lawrence kid packing. Our purple Heart veteran Francisco Urena should certainly receive a…

World War II Vet Arthur Ducharme Sr. – US Navy; Beach Party Team 12 ~ HERO IN OUR MIDST – VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

World War II Vet Arthur Ducharme Sr. – US Navy; Beach Party Team 12 ~ HERO IN OUR MIDST – VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

By: John Cuddy – May, 2021 Dracut’s Arthur Ducharme Sr. is a US Navy World War II Pacific Theater Veteran. He turned ninety-six on April 1st of this year. Arthur…

U.S. Army Chris Coakley and U.S. Air Force Vet Stephen O’Donnell ~ HEROES IN OUR MIDST, VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

U.S. Army Chris Coakley and U.S. Air Force Vet Stephen O’Donnell ~ HEROES IN OUR MIDST, VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

By: John Cuddy – April, 2021 Dracut American Legion Executive Board Members US Army Veteran Chris “Scrubs” Coakley and US Air Force Veteran Stephen “Professor” O’Donnell are both also members…

Jack Garvin – US Army, Massachusetts State Police ~ HERO IN OUR MIDST, VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

Jack Garvin – US Army, Massachusetts State Police ~ HERO IN OUR MIDST, VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

By: John Cuddy – March, 2021 North Andover’s Jack Garvin graduated from North Andover High, where he played football and captained the track team. He also served on the student council.…

Navy Veteran and Arson Investigator, Lawrence Detective Tom Murphy ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

Navy Veteran and Arson Investigator, Lawrence Detective Tom Murphy ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

By: John Cuddy  – Feb, 2021 This is our third US Navy Seabee, who after serving in the Navy, became a police officer. Tom Murphy Jr. is a retired Lawrence…

US Navy Seabee & Boston Police Officer James LaCroix -Valley Patriot of the Month ~ Hero in Our Midst

US Navy Seabee & Boston Police Officer James LaCroix -Valley Patriot of the Month ~ Hero in Our Midst

“A Camping Trip with Automatic Weapons” By: John Cuddy “A camping trip with automatic weapons”, is how Hyde Park native and Boston Police Officer James LaCroix described his service in…

John Ratomski World War II US Navy Seabee and New York City Cop ~ HEROES IN OUR MIDST, VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

John Ratomski World War II US Navy Seabee and New York City Cop ~ HEROES IN OUR MIDST, VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

By: John Cuddy – Dec. 2020 Retired New York City Police Officer, John Joseph Ratomski, tried to enlist in the Marine Corps the year after Pearl Harbor, in December of…

Technician 3rd Grade Donald Gelineau 285th Ordinance Co. U.S. Army ~ VALLEY PATRIOT of the MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

Technician 3rd Grade Donald Gelineau 285th Ordinance Co. U.S. Army ~ VALLEY PATRIOT of the MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

By: John Cuddy – November, 2020 LOWELL – A native of Lowell, Massachusetts, Donald Gelineau served in the Pacific Theater during World War II for twenty-four months. Growing up in…

Robert Lucas: Boston Braves, Korean War, Chappaquiddick ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HEROS IN OUR MIDST

Robert Lucas: Boston Braves, Korean War, Chappaquiddick ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HEROS IN OUR MIDST

By: John Cuddy – Oct. 2020 Braintree, Massachusetts native, Robert Lucas, led a very interesting life, from pitching for the Boston Braves Farm system, to serving during the Korean conflict…

Witness at Nuremberg! PFC Joseph Alfred Ducharme US Army Air Corp ~ HERO IN OUR MIDST, VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

Witness at Nuremberg! PFC Joseph Alfred Ducharme US Army Air Corp ~ HERO IN OUR MIDST, VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

By: John Cuddy – Sept. 2020 PELHAM, NH – An alumnus of Methuen’s Tenney Memorial High, Class of 1945, where he played football and ran track, Joseph Ducharme is a…

US Navy Seabee Kevin Donahue ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH (Aug, 2020)

US Navy Seabee Kevin Donahue ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH (Aug, 2020)

Help The Valley Patriot Stay in Business Your Donation of ANY Amount helps  By: John Cuddy – Aug, 2020 LAWRENCE – Greater Lawrence Technical School graduate and Lawrence native, Kevin…

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