military veterans

Group runs from New York City to Atlanta to raise money for military veteran treatment center (Credit: CBS2)

Group Hits Pavement For 911-Mile Run From NYC To Atlanta For Fundraiser

It will take them seven days to get to their destination in Atlanta.



Organization Dedicated To Reuniting Military Veterans With Their Furry Friends

Reuniting returning military veterans with their best friends, is the never-ending goal of one organization.


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Christmas Comes Early For Military Families At Bronx Zoo

Christmas came early for military families in the Bronx Friday.


FILE -- A man is outfitted with an exoskeleton device to walk in. (credit:  Mario Tama/Getty Images)

White Plains Facility Offers Free Robotic Rehab To Veterans

At Burke Rehabilitation Center in White Plains, a robotic arm initiates and guides Army veteran and stroke victim Tom Kastner’s affected limb with the hope of retraining the nerves.


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Stories From Main Street: Brewster High Student Looks To Preserve History By Interviewing Veterans

Morini is videotaping veterans as a service project for her Girl Scout gold star, the equivalent of Eagle Scout.


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Gov. Dannel Malloy Announces Initiatives To Help Homeless Veterans

The governor announced Monday the state is investing nearly $3 million toward building new family units in Hartford.


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Proposed Initiatives Aim To End Veteran Homelessness On Long Island

A series of legislative initiatives has been proposed on Long Island that aim to end homelessness for military veterans.


CBS 2's Vanessa Murdock tries to help pull an Army tank on a flat bed truck on June 22, 2014. (Credit: CBS 2)

1,000 Pull Army Tank To Raise Money For Wounded Warriors

Several thousand people spent Sunday in Clifton raising money for wounded military veterans — while pulling a tank with their own hands.


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Sources: Cuomo To Unveil Plan To Help Businesses Owned By Disabled Veterans

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to announce a plan to help boost businesses owned by disabled military veterans.


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Stories From Main Street: Wall Street Firm Powered By Wounded Veterans

Drexel Hamilton was founded by a wounded Vietnam vet, Larry Doll. Its singular mission is to help returning veterans find meaningful careers.


One of the homes being built on "Veterans Way" in Islandia (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

6 Military Vets Getting Homes At Discounted Prices On L.I.

The three-bedroom homes will be sold for $199,000 — about half of the going market rate.


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Interviews With Veterans: What Memorial Day Means From A Hero’s Perspective

How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.


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Unclaimed Veterans Buried With Full Honors In L.I.

Calverton National Cemetery held a service for 20 military veterans whose remains were never claimed.