U.S. Army's First Female Rangers Earn Their Keep, Impress The Powers That BeThe first two women to pass the U.S. Army's Ranger School recently spoke for the first time publicly about their experiences.
Memorial Day 2015: Veterans Feel Solemn Sense Of Duty To Remind Us Of SacrificesFor them, this holiday is more than a list of names, or a stack of faded photographs, a flag, a salute and a song. Survivors gather in ceremonies far north of the city and in the heart of the Bronx: the common task of bearing witness.
All Clear Given At Picatinny Arsenal After Suspicious Vehicle Prompts EvacuationAn all clear was given at Picatinny Arsenal in northern New Jersey Friday, hours after after a suspicious truck and driver prompted a security scare.
Families, Neighbors Hope For Recovery For 2 Officers Shot In The BronxThe officers who were shot and wounded in the Bronx on Monday night both came from Rockland County, and their friends and families were heartbroken over the shootings.
Stolen Valor? Army Vet Calls Out 'Phony' Soldier In Videotaped ConfrontationRyan Berk, an Army Ranger and Purple Heart recipient, spotted a man, Sean Yetman, wearing an Army Ranger uniform.
Army Agrees To Recognize New Names Of Transgender Veterans In N.J.The U.S. Army has agreed to ``fully recognize'' the new legal names of two transgender military veterans, the New Jersey chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union said Tuesday.
LI WWII Veteran Awarded Purple Heart Decades After Fierce Battle With GermansA World War II veteran finally has the Purple Heart that he earned in a fierce and legendary battle against the Germans.
Sikh Hofstra Student: Army ROTC Making Me Choose Between Country I Love And My FaithA Sikh college student claims the U.S. Army is barring him from the Reserve Officer Training Corps unless he violates his religious beliefs by removing his turban, shaving and cutting his hair.
Harold Greene, Army General From Albany, Gunned Down In Apparent Insider Attack In AfghanistanMaj. Gen. Harold Greene, who graduated in 1980 from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, was the highest-ranking American officer killed in combat since 1970.
Curator Wants To Keep Harlem Hellfighters History Exhibit In HarlemThe curator at a historic society in Upper Manhattan is in search of a new place to store and display memorabilia documenting the story of the Harlem Hellfighters.
Another Honor In Store For D-Day Veteran On 70th Anniversary Of InvasionOn the 70th anniversary of D-Day, former Army Sgt. Morton Wernick will receive another medal to add to his collection -- the French Legion of Honor, for landing in Normandy and participating in numerous battles to help free France.
Service Academy Football Games To Go Ahead Despite ShutdownU.S. military academy football teams will play as scheduled this weekend, despite the government shutdown.