Graduates of Don Bosco Prep in Ramsey have been raising money for the family of one of their own killed in action in Afghanistan.
The killing, and others like it, has prompted U.S. military leaders to call for drastic new action to stop deadly insider attacks where allies turn their guns on Americans.
A training program designed to put guns in the hands of 340,000 Afghan policeman and security personnel is part of the U.S. withdrawal strategy. Increasingly, though, some of those weapons are being turned on their trainers.
Air Force week officially returns to New York City this Sunday with a long list of events that are sure to be crowd-pleasers.
A platoon sergeant from Texas is facing a court-martial at Fort Bragg in connection with the death of a 19-year-old soldier in Afghanistan last year.
Maj. Thomas Kennedy was one of four Americans killed along with an Afghan civilian in a suicide attack on Aug. 8.
Spc. Ryan J. Offutt of Greenville, Pa., pleaded guilty Monday to one count of hazing and two specifications of maltreatment.
The war in Iraq is over and operations in Afghanistan are winding down. As veterans return home, their next challenge is finding a job.
A Long Island family that was waiting for their son to return home from Afghanistan,must now plan a funeral.
A group of Wounded Warriors has spent the last 15 months traveling the country playing softball, and they recently stopped on Long Island to take on the Sag Harbor All-Stars.
Army Maj. Thomas E. Kennedy was killed Wednesday when a bomber detonated a suicide vest in the Kunar province, the Department of Defense said. A native of New City, he graduated from West Point in 2000.
A 10-member military jury sentenced Sgt. Adam Holcomb to 30 days in prison, demoted him to specialist and must forfeit one month’s pay.
Sgt. Adam Holcomb was cleared on the charged of negligent homicide. However, he was found guilty on two lesser charges, maltreatment of a subordinate and assault.
Mitt Romney insulted Britain’s preparations for the Olympics and inspired quotes like “apparently devoid of charm, warmth, humor or sincerity” and “worse than Sarah Palin” before cashing campaign checks from bankers and lobbyists who are at the center of the Libor scandal.
Pvt. Danny Chen, of Chinatown, shot himself on Oct. 3, 2011 in Afghanistan after weeks of racial slurs, humiliation and physical abuse by his colleagues, military officials said.