Wounded L.I. Veteran Commemorates Harrowing Anniversary On July 4, Plows AheadThis 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.
Memorial Day 2015: Veterans Feel Solemn Sense Of Duty To Remind Us Of SacrificesFor 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 AgentsMany U.S. soldiers who served in Iraq claim they are battling the effects of toxic exposure after dismantling chemical weapons.
Terrorism Experts Warn: Leader Of ISIS Has His Eyes On New York CityThe 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.
President Obama Says End Of The War In Afghanistan Is Finally In SightAn 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: Afghanistan, Iraq War Veterans Deserve NYC Parade 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 Faculty Protest Condoleezza Rice As Graduation Speaker Due To War RoleRutgers University officials are standing by their decision to invite Condoleezza Rice to speak at the school's commencement in May.
Stories From Main Street: Wall Street Firm Powered By Wounded VeteransDrexel Hamilton was founded by a wounded Vietnam vet, Larry Doll. Its singular mission is to help returning veterans find meaningful careers.
6 Military Vets Getting Homes At Discounted Prices On L.I.The three-bedroom homes will be sold for $199,000 -- about half of the going market rate.
Iraq War Veteran Reflects As 10th Anniversary Of Invasion Is Met With BloodshedRoland Tomforde was a Marine Captain driving into Iraq exactly ten years ago.
EXCLUSIVE: Iraq War Amputee Survives After Getting Caught In AvalancheDue to his injuries from the fall, Keith Zeier is temporarily unable to wear his prosthetic leg because he says his stump is too swollen.
S.I. Soldier 'Excited For The Future' After Double-Arm TransplantA soldier who lost all four limbs in an Iraq roadside bombing has two new arms following a double transplant at Johns Hopkins Hospital.