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These artifacts were seized by the U.S. in the headquarters of Saddam Hussein's police Iraq a decade ago. (Photo: CBS 2)

Long Island Jews Unite To Keep Artifacts Seized From Saddam Hussein’s Police

Thousands of Jewish artifacts found in Iraq a decade ago have been restored and are now on public display — but not for long.

03/17/2014

David Letterman, Sgt. Brendan Marrocco

S.I. Soldier Joins David Letterman To Talk About Arm Transplant, Impressive Recovery

An army veteran from Staten Island shared his remarkable story of survival and recovery Monday night on “The Late Show” with David Letterman.

03/04/2014

Paul Milazzo, his wife and 2-month-old son Liam in front of their new home In Islandia (Credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

Veterans Get Keys To Discounted Homes On Long Island

The homes in Islandia were built by the Long Island Home Builders Care Development Corp. specifically for returning veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

12/19/2013

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NY Army National Guard To Be Honored In Pregame Ceremony

Prior to the game more than 150 New York Army National Guard soldiers will be honored.

11/16/2013

Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan look for ways to continue serving the community after leaving the military. (Credit CBS 2)

New York Veterans Continue Their Service On Anniversary Of Terror Attacks

Volunteer groups in New York have decided to mark the anniversary of 9/11 by assisting first responders with small acts of helpfulness.

09/09/2013

Ekso Bionic Suit (credit: Ekso)

Stories From Main Street: Stamford-Based Charity Tries To Help Paralyzed Vets Walk Again

Four years ago, Chris Meek, who works in finance, started the charity Solder Socks, and wants to donate ten exoskeletons to paralyzed veterans.

06/24/2013

Ace In The Hole Foundation Walk-Run

Fallen U.S. Marine Honored With Long Island Walk-Run Fundraiser

A walk-run event was held Saturday in Lido Beach, Long Island, to honor the memory of a fallen U.S. Marine.

05/11/2013

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Seen At 11: Horrors Of Combat May Affect Military Working Dogs As Well As Owners

Military working dogs are trained to jump out of helicopters, repel down walls, swim long distances, and sniff out bombs from up to two miles away. However, no matter how much preparation a war dog receives, the combat experience can still be traumatic.

03/04/2013

Jack, a dog saved by soldiers in Iraq, is looking for a permanent home in the U.S. (credit: CBS 2)

Dog Rescused From Iraq Looking For Loving Home

Jack was just 8-months-old when a group of U.S. Marines stopped a group of locals in Iraq from beating the dog to death.

02/28/2013

Zeenabdeen Hadi And His Uncle Hasan Khazaal (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Boy Wounded In Iraq Car Bombing Formally Adopted By Uncle On L.I.

A 5-year-old boy was not expected to survive his injuries from a roadside bomb in Iraq as an infant, but now, he is very much alive and has been formally adopted by his uncle at a special ceremony on Long Island.

02/27/2013

FILE - NYPD vehicle (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Second New York City Police Officer In 3 Days Charged With Driving Drunk

A New York City police officer was arrested and charged with driving drunk in Queens Monday, police said.

11/12/2012

Sailors walk past the Vietnam Memorial Wall (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Our Veterans Should Not Be At Risk In Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.

11/12/2012

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Mad, Personal-Attacking, Interrupting Obama Loses Third Presidential Debate

Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.

10/23/2012

Bruce Springsteen and President Barack Obama at a White House reception for Kennedy Center Honorees - Dec. 6, 2009 (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Springsteen Speaks Out On Presidential Race, Explains Support For Obama

After vowing not to get involved in this year’s presidential election, Bruce Springsteen is supporting Barack Obama again, saying he believes Obama is the best person to lead America.

10/18/2012

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Clifton Jr. Football To Require Pre-Season Concussion Checks

Coach Joe Gaccione has been at it for over 20 years and says he’d much rather have old players come back saying they put their brains to good use in life rather than see one who’s brain is shot.

09/28/2012

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