This Fourth of July weekend holds special meeting for a Long Island veteran, who was observing the tenth anniversary of injuries that nearly killed him in Iraq.
For them, this holiday is more than a list of names, or a stack of faded photographs, a flag, a salute and a song. Survivors gather in ceremonies far north of the city and in the heart of the Bronx: the common task of bearing witness.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal: Defense Department Needs To Care For Iraq Veterans Exposed To Chemical Agents
Many U.S. soldiers who served in Iraq claim they are battling the effects of toxic exposure after dismantling chemical weapons.
The new war in Iraq has local terrorism experts on high alert. The leader of the insurgent group swallowing city after city there has vowed to bring his war to New York City.
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.”
Rutgers University officials are standing by their decision to invite Condoleezza Rice to speak at the school’s commencement in May.
Drexel Hamilton was founded by a wounded Vietnam vet, Larry Doll. Its singular mission is to help returning veterans find meaningful careers.
The three-bedroom homes will be sold for $199,000 — about half of the going market rate.
Roland Tomforde was a Marine Captain driving into Iraq exactly ten years ago.
Due to his injuries from the fall, Keith Zeier is temporarily unable to wear his prosthetic leg because he says his stump is too swollen.
A soldier who lost all four limbs in an Iraq roadside bombing has two new arms following a double transplant at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
The 26-year-old Staten Island native was injured by a roadside bomb Easter Sunday in 2009.
Dozens of friends and family members attended the event for Tech. Sgt. Erwynn Umali and Will Behrens. It was presided over by Kay Reeb, a Navy chaplain with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
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.