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Harlem Hellfighters

Curator Wants To Keep Harlem Hellfighters History Exhibit In Harlem

The 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.

07/16/2014

Former Army Sgt. Morton Wernick (Credit: CBS 2)

Another Honor In Store For D-Day Veteran On 70th Anniversary Of Invasion

On 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.

06/05/2014

Navy Football Team/file (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Service Academy Football Games To Go Ahead Despite Shutdown

U.S. military academy football teams will play as scheduled this weekend, despite the government shutdown.

10/02/2013

American soldiers in Iraq (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Iraqi Boy And U.S. Soldier Reunite Years After Life Changing Surgery

A touching reunion took place on Staten Island on Saturday, when a U.S. Army Major and an Iraqi boy who was injured by a landmine got a chance to meet again after meeting half a world away.

06/22/2013

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

NFL Announces Major Research Project On Preventing Concussions

The NFL and other organizations are heading up research program they hope will help improve safety and prevent concussions.

03/11/2013

Army Private Danny Chen (credit: Handout/CBS 2)

Pvt. Danny Chen’s Family Speaks Out Against Military Hazing As Final Soldier Faces Punishment

Danny Chen’s former platoon leader was removed from the Army on Tuesday but will avoid a trial as part of an agreement with prosecutors, the Army announced.

12/18/2012

Gavel (Credit: Clipart)

North Jersey Family Suing Army After Projectile Crashed Through Roof, Killed Cat

A northern New Jersey family is suing the U.S. Army over an errant projectile from Picatinny Arsenal that crashed through their roof in 2008 and killed their cat.

04/28/2012

Private Danny Chen

Chen Family Reveals Some Of The Horrible Abuses Allegedly Inflicted On Army Private Son

Private Danny Chen’s mother and father spent part of Thursday listening to Organization of Chinese Americans President Elizabeth OuYang recite details of alleged abuses Army investigators told the family about in a private meeting Wednesday at Fort Hamilton, in Brooklyn.

01/05/2012

Dan Choi (file / credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Dan Choi, Gay Soldier Booted From Army, Celebrates End Of DADT

For Choi, there was a feeling of validation today as the U.S. military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy officially became history.

09/20/2011

Cadets at the United States Military Academy - West Point, NY (file / credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

West Point Cadet Profile: Michael Nilsen, Of Brooklyn, Follows His Heart To Become A Leader

When Michael Nilsen told his parents he wanted to go to West Point, they were less than thrilled. But he’s convinced this is right.

05/20/2011

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Soldier From N.J. Killed In Afghanistan

The body of a soldier from New Jersey who died in the war in Afghanistan is on its way to Dover Air Force Base.

10/29/2010