Committee Approves Bill Requiring Women To Register For Military DraftThe House Armed Services Committee approved a measure that requires women to register with the Selective Services and for the possibility of being drafted into the military.
Military Helicopters Give Paramus Students Hands-On Experience, Chance To Say Thank YouThe event is part of Fleet Week and also organized by the Paramus non-profit Operation Goody Bag.
Picatinny Arsenal Offers Inside Look At How The Military Develops And ModernizesCivilians rarely get a chance to look inside of their nation's military, especially in New Jersey.
$4 Million In US Projects That Aim To Protect Sage Grouse Could Hurt MilitaryFederal officials have announced more than $4 million in projects in four states as part of a wildfire-fighting strategy but the efforts could hurt training operations at numerous U.S. military facilities in the West.
Freeze, Burn, Shake: Extreme Testing Ensures Satellite Equipment Will Withstand SpaceProtecting the military's most sensitive information begins in the most unusual of places.
New York Law Gives Veterans Tuition BreakA new state law signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday will give veterans in-state tuition rates at state colleges and universities even if they wouldn't otherwise qualify.
New Jersey Judge Allows Suit Over Veteran Death Benefits To Move ForwardThe families say Prudential Insurance Co. failed to warn former soldiers their policies were expiring.
Ultra-Orthodox Jews Protest Israeli Proposal To Draft Strictly Religious Citizens Into ArmyThousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews filled the streets in lower Manhattan on Sunday to protest Israel's proposal to draft strictly religious citizens into its army.
Hands For Heroes Provides Vets With Free Massages, Pampering On Veterans DayVeterans across our area are getting some much needed pampering on Monday.
AG Schneiderman Proposes Property Tax Relief For Active-Duty Service MembersThe Tax Relief for Active Military Service Act - or TRAMS Act - would allow those serving in the military or their spouses to apply for a tax exemption on 10 percent of the assessed value of their homes.
Female Service Members Treated To Full Day Of Pampering At Manhattan SalonIn addition to the makeover, champagne, and other treats, the women were given a complimentary pair of sunglasses from Lumette, priced at $300.
Gillibrand Continues Push To End 'Corrosive' Era Of Abuse Within MilitarySpeaking on CBS' "Face The Nation" Sunday, Gillibrand said the current system is working more as a deterrent to those who've been sexually assaulted.