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Book Honors Best Friends Killed In Line Of Duty In Iraq, Afghanistan

Memorial day has one former Marine colonel making an effort to honor his own son and others who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.

05/26/2014

Marine Alex Minsky lost his leg to an IED attack in Afghanistan. He is now working as a male model. (Credit CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Wounded Marine Walks The Runway As A Male Model

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.

07/01/2013

Staff Sgt. Eric Christian (credit: Christian family)

Gov. Cuomo Orders Flags At Half-Staff In Honor Of Fallen NY Marine

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.

05/07/2013

A makeshift memorial for Marine Lance Cpl. Greg Buckley Jr. (credit: CBS 2)

Parents Of Fallen L.I. Marine To Bring Son Home

The parents of Lance Cpl. Greg Buckley Jr. will travel to Delaware Monday to bring his body home to Long Island for burial.

08/13/2012

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Long Island Marine Among Those Killed When Afghan Police Officer Opened Fire On U.S. Troops

A Long Island family that was waiting for their son to return home from Afghanistan,must now plan a funeral.

08/12/2012

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Anonymous Donor Provides Baseballs For Underprivileged Athletes

Underprivileged baseball players in Upper Manhattan recently received a gift from a very thoughtful donor.

08/08/2012

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Funeral For Waldwick Marine Joseph D’Augustine Killed In Afghanistan

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.

04/04/2012

Sen. Charles Schumer and Cpl. Megan Leavey (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Marine And Combat Dog To Be Reunited This Week

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.

04/03/2012

Members of the community line the streets in Waldwick, New Jersey to honor fallen Marine, Staff Sgt. Joseph D’Augustine as his body is escorted by police on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Community Pays Tribute To Fallen Waldwick Marine Killed In Afghanistan

Hundreds of Waldwick residents lined the streets Tuesday as police escorted the body Staff Sgt. Joseph D’Augustine.

04/03/2012

Thomas Budrejko (credit: Department of Defense)

Gov. Malloy Orders Flags At Half-Staff To Honor Fallen Conn. Marine

Lt. Col. Thomas Budrejko was killed when two military helicopters collided in Arizona last month.

03/16/2012

Lance Corporal Osbrany Montes De Oca (credit: CBS 2)

Christie Orders Flags Flown At Half-Staff To Honor NJ Marine Killed In Afghanistan

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.

02/21/2012

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U.S. Marine Scot King Riding Through Connecticut On Lower 48 Tour For The Wounded

The wounded from the current wars return stateside to a hornet’s nest of red tape, says Scot King, a retired Marine corporal.

10/11/2011

The Throgs Neck Bridge's newest feathered inhabitants: Locust (with open beak), Edgewater and Bayside, named for communities near the bridge (credit: MTA)

Whoa Baby! Nine Peregrine Falcons Hatch Atop MTA Bridges

New York City is seeing a bit of a baby boom and not just at the Bronx Zoo.

06/01/2011

John Fourniquet

Former Marine With Cancer Receives Tremendous Gift From Cousin

As former Marine Staff Sgt. John Fourniquet’s Stage Four melanoma spread into his brain, his Christmas began to look bleaker than ever.

12/25/2010

Cpl. Jason Dunham arriving in Iraq in early 2004.

New Navy Battleship Commissioned For New York Marine

Thousands of people turned out for a celebration of the Navy’s newest destroyer and a tribute to a fallen Marine.

11/14/2010

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