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.
Despite an aggressive campaign of job creation, a new report shows that New York City’s unemployment rate has risen to 10 percent– the same rate seen during the height of the recession in September 2009.
Spc. Jonathan Batista from Kinnelon and Staff Sgt. Raul M. Guerra from Union City both died last week while serving in Afghanistan.
Those who have had trouble making the transition from military to civilian life are getting a little help on Wall Street today, WCBS 880′s Peter Haskell reported.
Army Pfc. LeRoy DeRonde III was one of two soldiers killed when their unit was attacked on May 27 in the Chak-E Wardak District.
A two acre site has been chosen for a reflecting pool surrounded by flowering trees, one for each Connecticut service member who died in the war.
After a nine-month combat tour in Afghanistan, a doctor recommended Eugene Ovsishcher get a comfort dog to help him deal with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. Last August, he adopted Mickey, a Shih Tzu.
The four dogs were saved by an Army-Marine robotics unit stationed in Afghanistan, but after the soldiers were forced to leave their location, their battle buddies were left without a home.
The job of helping wounded troops rebuild their lives is a tremendous undertaking. Since 2003, more than 37,000 American troops have been seriously injured while fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Hundreds of family and friends gathered at St. Luke’s Church on Franklin Turnpike in Ho-Ho-Kus to remember Staff Sgt. Joseph D’Augustine.