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New York City police officers stand guard at a military recruiting center in Times Square July 16, 2015 in New York City. The added security comes after a gunman this morning in Chattanooga, Tennessee first sprayed with bullets a military recruiting station at a strip mall, before moving to another location more than seven miles away where he shot and killed four U.S. Marines at an operational support center operated by the U.S. Navy, according to published reports. The gunman was also killed.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYPD Increases Security After Tennessee Military Facility Massacre

A gunman unleashed a hail of bullets into two military facilities in Chattanooga, Tennessee Thursday, in what has been deemed an act of domestic terrorism.

07/16/2015

Marines at Picatinny Arsenal in New Jersey conduct a fire mission. (Credit: CBS2)

Picatinny Arsenal Offers Inside Look At How The Military Develops And Modernizes

Civilians rarely get a chance to look inside of their nation’s military, especially in New Jersey.

05/04/2015

An American flag (Photo: CBS 2)

Flags Flown At Half-Staff In New Jersey For Marine Killed In Florida Helicopter Crash

Gov. Chris Christie ordered flags on Monday lowered in memory of Capt. Stanford Henry Shaw III.

03/23/2015

FILE - A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter. (Photo: MASSOUD HOSSAINI/AFP/GettyImages)

2 Marines From Tri-State Area Among 7 Killed In Florida Helicopter Crash

Two special forces Marines from the Tri-Stata area are among seven who were killed when a Black Hawk helicopter crashed into the waters off Florida during a routine training mission in dense fog.

03/13/2015

US Marines from 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, Bravo company take positions at new Mirage patrol base, Musa Qala District, Helmand province, Afghanistan - Feb 6, 2011 - Photo: DMITRY KOSTYUKOV/AFP/Getty Images

Marine, Retired NYPD Detective Uses Investigative Skills To Reunite Veterans

From the battlefield to the internet, a former Marine has found a way to help thousands of his fellow veterans reunite with others that they have served with.

11/12/2014

Bicycles built by USO volunteers for Navy sailors and Marines to take home to their children after Fleet Week (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

USO Volunteers Build Bikes For Children Of Navy Sailors, Marines

The event, called Operation That’s My Ride, was held at Pier 92 as part of the 2014 Fleet Week New York.

05/24/2014

Sailors and Coast Guard members salute during promotion ceremony (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Military Re-Enlistment, Promotion Ceremony Held At Sept. 11 Memorial

Standing alongside the foot print of the South Tower, a group of sailors, Marines, and Coast Guard members received their promotions.

05/23/2014

Christmas tree ornament honors Marine Lance Cpl. Michael Martino Jr., who's serving overseas again this Christmas. (credit: CBS 2)

Bittersweet Christmas For Parents Of N.J. Marine Serving Overseas

Like most parents with children in the military, Michael’s parents say what they feel most is an overwhelming sense of pride in their son. But they said that’s a bittersweet feeling, especially on Christmas Day

12/25/2013

Young Toys for Tots donor makes a cookie at  FAO Schwarz on Dec. 6, 2013 (Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

FAO Schwarz Helps To Bring Magic Of Holidays To Children

The store is also hosting a special event Friday to help drum up as many cash and toy donations as possible.

12/06/2013

The Brooklyn Nets put on a special workouts for service members in honor of Veterans Day. (Credit CBS 2)

Brooklyn Nets Make Veterans Day Special For Local Service Members

People all over the Tri-State area spent the day on Monday paying homage to military personnel.

11/11/2013

Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta was to announce a major U.S. Military policy shift on Jan. 24, 2013, allowing women to be eligible for combat front lines and special operations units. (Photo: CBS 2)

Pentagon Releases Plan For Allowing Women In Combat

In just a few years, women could be training to be Navy Seals or Army Rangers on the front lines, under a plan just released Tuesday by the Pentagon.

06/18/2013

In a CBS 2 exclusive Police Commissioner Ray Kelly spoke with Kristine Johnson about the decades old cold case killing of two police officers. A case that he intends to solve. (Credit CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: NYPD Commissioner Committed To Solving 40-Year-Old Cop Killer Cold Case

Four decades ago Commissioner Kelly was a young Sergeant arriving on the scene of a horrific crime, the virtual execution of two fellow police officers.

05/10/2013

Fallen Westport Marine Roger Muchnick (credit: Facebook)

Funeral Set For Connecticut Marine Killed In Nevada Training Exercise

Lance Cpl. Roger Muchnick Jr. was one of seven Marines killed on March 18 when a mortar shell exploded in its firing tube during an exercise at Hawthorne Army Depot in Nevada. He was 23.

03/26/2013

Fallen Westport Marine Roger Muchnick (credit: Facebook)

Westport Marine Killed In Training Exercise Remembered As ‘Sweet,’ ‘Loving’ Man

Roger Muchnick, 23, grew up in Westport and was a popular athlete in Staples High School’s class of 2008.

03/20/2013

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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