Report: S.I. Soldier Died Shielding Polish Officer From Suicide BomberStaff Sgt. Michael Ollis stepped into the path of the Polish soldier and blocked him from the blast of an insurgent's suicide vest, according to a report in the Army Times.
Soldier From Jersey City Makes The Ultimate Sacrifice In AfghanistanArmy Private First Class Leroy Deronde III, a soldier from Jersey City, was killed on Saturday during an ambush in Afghanistan.
Rep. Peter King Says Soldier's Alleged Mass Murder In Afghanistan Makes Things 'More Dangerous'"This is definitely going to hurt our situation," King, chairman of the Homeland Security committee, said.
New York Area Veterans Getting Lost In The SystemNearly a quater of the 85,000 veterans who have returned from Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from mental health disorders, according to a new study.