For 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.
A unique approach matches up troubled veterans with companion dogs – and provides healing for both.
Raytheon Professional Services provided this first-of-its-kind training at Fort Hood, teaching the same curriculum that every dealership’s GM-certified automotive technician receives.
Female vets, who currently number close to two million, may have it even tougher than their male counterparts. One such veteran is Donna, a Denver-based, single mom, whose struggles lasted far longer than her deployment.
Through the Disabled American Veterans organization, veterans can find programs for financial, physical and emotional needs.
Technically savvy and patriotic, Nick Lopez always knew he wanted to use his talent to serve his country.
Under the GI Bill, veterans are provided with financial support for education, making college a viable dream.
From the battlefield to the internet, a former Marine has found a way to help thousands of his fellow veterans reunite with others that they have served with.
On Long Island, shelter dogs are being trained to serve those who have served the nation, giving both a second chance at life
A deserving serviceman and his family were handed the keys to their new home Monday. It is a subsidized house, built over the last five months by other veterans working in their spare time.
The legislation authored by Sen. William Larkin, a Hudson Valley Republican and combat veteran of World War II, would amend current law that provides up to three years’ credit toward public employee pensions for military service during hostilities.
Protecting the military’s most sensitive information begins in the most unusual of places.
Suited up in his white shop apron, tinted goggles, heat resistant gloves and earplugs, Konrad Gleissner switches on an industrial lathe and fires up his blow torch, producing a loud “pop!”
Corporal Brian Aft and Buckshot, his bomb-sniffing dog, were in line to jump an irrigation ditch near Kajaki, Afghanistan, an area known for being littered with roadside bombs. The explosion lifted Aft and Buckshot into the air. Both survived, but Aft’s legs would have to be amputated almost to the hip.
From providing support for entrance exams to tuition for college courses, the Montgomery GI Bill provides education benefits for members of the military.