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.
The event, called Operation That’s My Ride, was held at Pier 92 as part of the 2014 Fleet Week New York.
Standing alongside the foot print of the South Tower, a group of sailors, Marines, and Coast Guard members received their promotions.
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
The store is also hosting a special event Friday to help drum up as many cash and toy donations as possible.
People all over the Tri-State area spent the day on Monday paying homage to military personnel.
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.
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.
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.
Roger Muchnick, 23, grew up in Westport and was a popular athlete in Staples High School’s class of 2008.
The parents of Lance Cpl. Greg Buckley Jr. will travel to Delaware Monday to bring his body home to Long Island for burial.
To cap off Fleet Week, hundreds of Marines gathered Monday for a wreath-laying ceremony at the World Trade Center site, WCBS 880’s Alex Silverman reported.
Fleet Week is a celebration of the Navy, Marine and Coast Guard teams who protect our shores and gives New Yorkers a chance to meet those service members in person.
The Yankees honored Purple Heart recipient Megan Leavey and combat dog Sgt. Rex at Yankee Stadium before Sunday’s game.
Funeral services were held today for Lance Corporal Osbrany Montes De Oca. The young Marine lost his life defending his country.