Veterans Day

The Brooklyn Nets put on a special workouts for service members in honor of Veterans Day. (Credit CBS 2)

Brooklyn Nets Make Veterans Day Special For Local Service Members

People all over the Tri-State area spent the day on Monday paying homage to military personnel.

11/11/2013

Volunteers at St. Paul's Church prepare care packages for soldiers on Nov. 11, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

9/11 Families Prepare Care Packages For Troops On Veterans Day

A group of volunteers who lost a spouse or parent on 9/11 spent Veterans Day at St. Paul’s Church preparing care packages to send to soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan.

11/11/2013

Cpl Tim Donley found strength in music after being wounded in Afghanistan. (Credit CBS 2)

Wounded Vets Embrace The Healing Power Of Music

The healing power of music has empowered wounded veterans who came together on the world stage.

11/11/2013

Members of the New York State National Guard carry a large flag during the annual Veterans Day Parade Novermber 11, 2013 in New York. (Photo STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Veterans Day Events Across Tri-State Area Honor Military For Service

On Veterans Day, Americans across the nation are honoring the sacrifices and service of the nation’s armed forces with parades, wreath-laying ceremonies and other events.

11/11/2013

"Finding Malone" by Dennis Mansfield

‘Finding Malone’ Brought Author, Career Military Father Together

“Finding Malone” is about locating a veteran whose helmet Dennis Mansfield’s dad gave him when he was 15. But it’s just as much about the relationship between veterans and the family they leave behind.

11/11/2013

The American flag covers the field before the 84th MLB All-Star Game on July 16, 2013 at Citi Field. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Mets To Wear Camouflage Jerseys For ‘Military Mondays’

The Mets will wear camouflage jerseys for five home games next year as part of a “Military Monday” event that will include free tickets for U.S. servicemen and servicewomen.

11/11/2013

Vietnam veterans attend a ceremony at Madison Square Park to commemorate Veterans Day 2013. (credit: Julliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Group Pushes To End Veteran Homelessness In Conn. By 2015

The mission of the Connecticut Heroes Project is to end veteran homelessness in the state by 2015. Currently, the group says hundreds of vets are displaced statewide.

11/11/2013

U.S. Marines March in the Veterans Day Parade (credit:  Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

What’s Open On Veterans Day?

Know before you go. Alternate side parking rules are suspended Monday for Veterans Day, but you’ll still have to pay those meters. Street closures are in effect for the parade.

11/11/2013

Hands For Heroes

Hands For Heroes Provides Vets With Free Massages, Pampering On Veterans Day

Veterans across our area are getting some much needed pampering on Monday.

11/11/2013

U.S. Marines march in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2012 in New York City. Former Mayor Ed Koch is the grand marshal for the parade, which expects to draw thousands of spectators and is the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the start of the Vietnam War.  (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Mass Held At St. Patrick’s Cathedral To Honor Veterans

A veterans’ mass was held at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Sunday, in honor of Veterans Weekend and Veterans Day on Monday.

11/10/2013

NEW YORK - APRIL 29:  Volunteers prepare meals at the Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen April 29, 2008, in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYC Food Bank Head: 40% Of Veterans Need Food Assistance

Margarette Purvis, president and CEO of the Food Bank for New York City, tried to raise awareness abut the plight of former service members during a speech in the Bronx on Sunday.

11/10/2013

Sgt. Danny Rodriguez of the Wounded Warrior Project (credit: CBS 2)

Wounded Warrior Project Helps Injured Soldiers Adjust

The Wounded Warrior Project aims to “honor and empower” injured soldiers after their service has ended.

11/10/2013

President Barack Obama speaks during an Economic Address at The Port of New Orleans on Nov. 8, 2013 in New Orleans. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Obama: Veterans Deserve Thanks, And A Chance At A Good Civilian Life

In his weekly radio address Saturday, President Barack Obama urged all Americans to say “thank you” to all that have defended the country as Veterans’ Day approaches.

11/09/2013

USS New York arrives in NYC For Veterans Week. (credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

Tours Available On U.S.S. New York For Veterans Week

The U.S.S. New York was in town this weekend to help the city celebrate Veterans Day, and she will be open for public tours both Saturday and Monday.

11/09/2013

15 servicewomen are treated to a day of beauty at the Loreal Redken Salon on Fifth Avenue. (credit: CBS 2)

Glam Team Treats 15 Military Women To Free Makeovers

Some women who spend their days serving our country are getting a glam makeover just in time for Veterans Day.

11/08/2013

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