Nassau County officials are marking Veterans Day a day early. They opened a court Thursday dedicated to cases involving former service members involved in non-violent crimes.
Zana Edmonds was leaving the shower in Iraq in 2004 when a mortar landed nearby. She was knocked unconscious and lost her hearing for two weeks. She still suffers from PTSD and a brain injury.
A city council member with the backing of local veterans groups is asking the city’s education board to reconsider its decision.
Thousands of marchers paraded up Fifth Avenue today honoring those serving in the armed forces in Afghanistan and Iraq, as well as those who wore the uniform during conflicts including World War II, Korea and Vietnam.