An end to the war in Afghanistan is near. President Barack Obama on Tuesday declared that two-thirds of U.S. troops will come home by the end of the year, and the military commitment to Afghanistan will end by 2016.
Schumer says it’s time to honor “America’s post 9/11 troops,” continuing the modern tradition of welcome-home parades down Broadway in lower Manhattan’s “Canyon of Heroes.”
Drexel Hamilton was founded by a wounded Vietnam vet, Larry Doll. Its singular mission is to help returning veterans find meaningful careers.
A soldier from Bergen County, New Jersey, was killed in Afghanistan on Saturday, his National Guard unit in Rhode Island says.
It’s an unusual memorial for a fallen Army officer from Queens who was killed in Afghanistan in 2007. It’s a tribute the soldier would have loved — a memorial on four wheels.
A soldier’s dream to visit New York has finally come true. After being wounded in combat and having to learn to walk and talk again, the Purple Heart recipient will soon move into his own home in the Bronx.
The USS Michael Murphy, which was commissioned in October, was greeted by hundreds of people, including 30 Navy SEALs, hula dancers and a brass band, as it arrived in Pearl Harbor Wednesday.
Biden addressed the 972 U.S. Military Academy cadets in a ceremony on Saturday morning. He said that a nation emerging from a decade of war has greater flexibility.
Private Danny Chen’s mother and father spent part of Thursday listening to Organization of Chinese Americans President Elizabeth OuYang recite details of alleged abuses Army investigators told the family about in a private meeting Wednesday at Fort Hamilton, in Brooklyn.
“Sacrifice” is a word we’re hearing a lot this week. On Thursday, CBS 2’s Lou Young met a remarkable young man who has managed to maintain his good humor and humanity in the face of terrifying injuries.