Veterans Day

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Conversations With Veterans: The Struggle Post Military Life

Female vets, who currently number close to two million, may have it even tougher than their male counterparts. One such veteran is Donna, a Denver-based, single mom, whose struggles lasted far longer than her deployment.

11/24/2014

Jason Sexton with his service dog Jet (Credit: CBS2)

Shelter Dogs Get Second Chance At Life With Military Veteran Companions

On Long Island, shelter dogs are being trained to serve those who have served the nation, giving both a second chance at life

11/11/2014

A woman holds up a sign that says "Thank You" during the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Food And Drink Chains Offering Freebies To Armed Forces Members, Veterans

Businesses are honoring members of the armed forces with lots of freebies on Veterans Day.

11/11/2014

Cars drive in the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane (R), also called the diamond or commuter lane. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

City Councilman Calls On Congress To Let Disabled Vets Use HOV Lanes

City Councilman Vincent Gentile said he believes allowing disabled veterans access to HOV lanes is a nice way for New York City to show its appreciation to those who have sacrificed for the country.

11/10/2014

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NYC’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: November 10th – 16th

Check out the Priceless Things To Do this week in NYC, week of November 10th- 16th.

11/10/2014

CBS2 got an early look at 'Navy SEALs Their Untold Story.'(Credit: CBS2)

Pausing To Honor One Of America’s Elite Groups Of Service Members

Jeff Bramstedt and Bill Doyle stopped by and spoke with CBS2’s Andrea Grymes about their new project ‘Navy SEALs Their Untold Story.’

11/09/2014

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Flags Placed In Madison Square Park In Preparation For Veterans Day

Preparations are underway for Veterans Day to honor those who’ve served in the U.S. armed forces.

11/08/2014

Students from Garden City spent the day with World War II veterans. (Credit: CBS2)

Elementary School Children Take Part In ‘Mail Call’ With Veterans During

An old tradition met a new generation on Long Island on Friday when a group of young school children met their pen pals.

11/07/2014

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In the Service of Soldiers: Raytheon’s 2014 Week of Service Honors Warfighters

The tour bus always goes quiet as the granite pillars and archways come into view along 17th Street in Washington D.C. An announcement from the tour guide breaks the silence and tells the old soldiers on board what they already know: They’ve arrived at the National World War II Memorial.

11/03/2014

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

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