For Alex Minsky getting from the battlefield to the runway wasn’t easy. The Marine lost a leg when his Humvee hit an improvised explosive device during a patrol in Afghanistan in 2009.
Staff Sgt. Eric Christian of Warwick and another Marine were killed Saturday while conducting combat operations in the Farah province of Afghanistan, the Department of Defense said.
The parents of Lance Cpl. Greg Buckley Jr. will travel to Delaware Monday to bring his body home to Long Island for burial.
A Long Island family that was waiting for their son to return home from Afghanistan,must now plan a funeral.
Underprivileged baseball players in Upper Manhattan recently received a gift from a very thoughtful donor.
Hundreds of family and friends gathered at St. Luke’s Church on Franklin Turnpike in Ho-Ho-Kus to remember Staff Sgt. Joseph D’Augustine.
A New York senator says two heroes are being reunited Friday in California. They’re an ex-Marine and the combat dog with whom she was injured in Iraq.
Hundreds of Waldwick residents lined the streets Tuesday as police escorted the body Staff Sgt. Joseph D’Augustine.
Lt. Col. Thomas Budrejko was killed when two military helicopters collided in Arizona last month.
Gov. Chris Christie ordered the remembrance for Lance Cpl. Osbrany Montes De Oca of North Arlington. The 20-year-old was killed by a sniper in Afghanistan on Feb. 10.
The wounded from the current wars return stateside to a hornet’s nest of red tape, says Scot King, a retired Marine corporal.
New York City is seeing a bit of a baby boom and not just at the Bronx Zoo.
As former Marine Staff Sgt. John Fourniquet’s Stage Four melanoma spread into his brain, his Christmas began to look bleaker than ever.
Thousands of people turned out for a celebration of the Navy’s newest destroyer and a tribute to a fallen Marine.
A Connecticut veteran has gotten his U.S. Marines dog tags back, almost 50 years after losing them on the Puerto Rican island of Vieques.