L.I. D-Day Veteran Inducted Into State Veterans' Hall Of FameTop state honors were issued Friday for a Long Island man who risked it all in the D-Day invasion that led to victory in World War II.
Yankees Legend Yogi Berra, D-Day Vet, Honored On 70th AnniversaryBerra did not speak during the ceremony. But he told the AP afterward that D-Day was "amazing" and "awful," as he fired at the Nazis from 300 yards offshore.
Flower Shower At Statue Of Liberty Commemorates 70th Anniversary Of D-DayThree helicopters showered 1 million rose petals on the Statue of Liberty on Friday during a ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion.
Another Honor In Store For D-Day Veteran On 70th Anniversary Of InvasionOn the 70th anniversary of D-Day, former Army Sgt. Morton Wernick will receive another medal to add to his collection -- the French Legion of Honor, for landing in Normandy and participating in numerous battles to help free France.
Mineola World War II Vet Awarded Bronze Star, Purple Heart In CeremonyRay Vaz, 88, was belatedly presented with a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star during an emotional ceremony with Rep. Carolyn McCarthy.
New Jersey WWII Veteran Gets War Prize, 67 Years LateA New Jersey newspaper company has finally paid the award they said they would during World War II in 1944.
Opinion: Obama’s Non-Commemoration Of D-Day Is Inexcusable
Long Island MacArthur Aiport 5K Run For Veterans Is One Month AwayAirport commissioner Teresa Rizutto says that last year they raised nearly $50,000 for the Long Island 9-1-1 Veterans charity and they hope to do even more this year.
Family Honors Fallen Soldier Missing For 66 YearsMore than 66 years ago, Sgt. John Simonetti landed in Normandy on D-Day in an elite Army Rangers unit.