World War II Hero Nicholas Oresko Laid To RestThose who eulogized Oresko spoke about his humility, his infectious smile, the way he could clear a dance floor, his signature bow tie and his hatred of broccoli.
Oldest Living Medal Of Honor Recipient Nicholas Oresko Dies At 86The Bayonne native received the Medal of Honor from President Harry Truman on Oct. 30, 1945. While serving as an Army Master sergeant, the badly wounded Oresko single-handedly took out two enemy bunkers during the Battle of the Bulge and killed 12 German soldiers.
NYPD Detective Peter Figoski, Shot In Line Of Duty, Awarded Medal of HonorWith his family in attendance, including his four daughters, his wife, his parents, and his brother, Detective Figoski received the city's highest symbol of appreciation.
Medal of Honor Recipient Won't Apply To Join FDNY After Judge's RulingSgt. Dakota Meyer's lawyer says he doesn't want to be a "one-person exception" to the deadline and won't apply.
Mets Salute Medal of Honor Recipient Leroy PetryThe New York Mets are saluting Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry, who was recently awarded a Medal of Honor by President Barack Obama.
Battle of the Bulge Survivors Holding Reunion At Middle School In Port MonmouthMore than 80 survivors of the Battle of the Bulge will greet each other at the Thorne Middle School in Port Monmouth Thursday.
Fallen Navy SEAL From L.I. Honored With WarshipThe mother of a Navy SEAL killed in a firefight in Afghanistan christened a warship bearing her son's name on Saturday.
Bloomberg Honors First Living Service Member Awarded Medal Of HonorMayor Michael Bloomberg honored the first living service member to receive the Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War.