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.
Montes de Oca is the 42nd service member from New Jersey to be killed in Afghanistan.
Hall of Fame pitcher and retired Marine Tom Seaver is in New York for Veterans Day, saluting both veterans and active duty service personnel.
Jeff Combs grew up in Westchester County and joined the Marines at 17. On his second tour of duty in Iraq, he was wounded.