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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

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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

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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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NYPD Prepared For United Nations General Assembly

World leaders will be converging on Manhattan’s East Side next week for the United Nations General Assembly and the NYPD says it’s ready.

09/19/2012

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Stories From Main Street: Special P.T.S.D. Workshops In Babylon

For those dealing the with the emotional aftermath of a horrific experience, there is new help in Suffolk County.

09/17/2012

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Anti-American Violence, Protests Spread From Asia To Africa

With violent protests sweeping through some 20 countries, it was a grim President Obama who went to Andrews Air Force Base to accept the remains of former Libyan Ambassador Christopher Stevens and the three other Americans.

09/14/2012

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Stories From Main Street: Finding Jobs For Veterans In Stamford

The war in Iraq is over and operations in Afghanistan are winding down. As veterans return home, their next challenge is finding a job.

08/13/2012

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2nd Annual Veterans On Wall Street Job Fair Is Today

Those who have had trouble making the transition from military to civilian life are getting a little help on Wall Street today, WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported.

06/21/2012

Marine Cpl. Kevin J. Dempsey, member of the 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force, died November 13, 2004 (credit: Connecticut Trees of Honor Memorial, Inc.)

Memorial To Honor Fallen Servicemen In Middletown

A two acre site has been chosen for a reflecting pool surrounded by flowering trees, one for each Connecticut service member who died in the war.

06/05/2012

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Queens Based Bike Company Reaches Out To Injured Vets

The job of helping wounded troops rebuild their lives is a tremendous undertaking. Since 2003, more than 37,000 American troops have been seriously injured while fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan.

04/21/2012

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