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D-Day

World War II veteran Ray Vaz awarded Purple Heart and Bronze Star at ceremony with Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (credit: CBS 2)

Mineola World War II Vet Awarded Bronze Star, Purple Heart In Ceremony

Ray Vaz, 88, was belatedly presented with a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star during an emotional ceremony with Rep. Carolyn McCarthy.

12/03/2012

Rep. Bill Pascrell with Seymour "Steve" Atkins (credit: Office of Rep. Bill Pascrell)

New Jersey WWII Veteran Gets War Prize, 67 Years Late

A New Jersey newspaper company has finally paid the award they said they would during World War II in 1944.

08/30/2012

American cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, western France. (Photo credit: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama‚Äôs Non-Commemoration Of D-Day Is Inexcusable

Wednesday of this week was a meaningful and historic day for Americans, and President Barack Obama was too busy campaigning and raising reelection funds to properly commemorate the day. Beyond being wrong, it is inexcusable. […]

06/07/2012

2010 Long Island MacArthur Airport 5K Run for Veterans (credit: Long Island Macarthur 5k run/walk for veterans on Facebook)

Long Island MacArthur Aiport 5K Run For Veterans Is One Month Away

Airport 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.

05/04/2011

Sgt. John Simonetti

Family Honors Fallen Soldier Missing For 66 Years

More than 66 years ago, Sgt. John Simonetti landed in Normandy on D-Day in an elite Army Rangers unit.

11/11/2010