Wounded L.I. Veteran Commemorates Harrowing Anniversary On July 4, Plows AheadThis Fourth of July weekend holds special meeting for a Long Island veteran, who was observing the tenth anniversary of injuries that nearly killed him in Iraq.
World War II Veteran Receives H.S. Diploma At Ceremony 70 Years LaterThe left side of Herman Zeitchik's chest was covered in medals, but you couldn't see them until his wife opened his graduation gown.
Vietnam War Vet Continues The Fight For Purple Heart That He Earned In 1968Forty years after a battle that left him with a piece of shrapnel in his knee, a Vietnam War veteran is still fighting for his right to wear the Purple Heart medal that he earned during an indirect fire attack along the Laotian border in 1968.
Exclusive: 89-Year-Old World War II Veteran Describes Fight With Carjacker"He put the gun in his left hand. And he kept hitting me, both hands," Alex Grame said.
Iraq War Veteran From Staten Island Running In NYC MarathonRunning long distances became an anchor for Michelle King Gonzales during her three tours in Iraq.
Iraq War Vet Raising Funds For Military Families Via 'Forrest Gump'-Style Walk Comes To Times SquareTroy Yocum was in Iraq when a fellow soldier emailed to say he was in deep financial trouble, so he decided to embark on a 7,000 mile walk to raise money for him, and other military families.
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.
Family Honors Fallen Soldier Missing For 66 YearsMore than 66 years ago, Sgt. John Simonetti landed in Normandy on D-Day in an elite Army Rangers unit.
S.I. Groundbreaking Held For Iraq Veteran's New HomeHe made huge sacrifices for his country and now an Iraq War veteran is getting a new home on Staten Island.