This was the first Veterans Day honoring the men and women who served in uniform since the last U.S. troops left Iraq last December.
More than 100 ribbons were distributed at the Saturday morning ceremony. A wreath was laid near the tree, which thrives more than a decade after it emerged from the smoking rubble.
The scouts will be stationed at 25 corporate offices and public venues on Monday, when schools are closed for Veterans Day.
Veterans Day marks an opportunity for U.S. military service members to come together and remember the sacrifices they’ve made.
In honor of Veterans Day 2012, we’ve compiled our favorite films that best define the heroism, horrors, camaraderie, and honor you find during wartime.
According to the group, Koch was given the honor for serving in the Army during World War II and for his service to Vietnam Veterans during his term as mayor.
Franco Rodriguez, 40, has been charged with graffiti as a hate crime for allegedly spray painting swastikas on a library, synagogue and church in Jackson Heights.
Over 20,000 participants marched in the 92nd Annual Veteran’s Day Parade Friday alongside 3,000 active-duty servicemen and women.
Hall of Fame pitcher and retired Marine Tom Seaver is in New York for Veterans Day, saluting both veterans and active duty service personnel.
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.