Game Time Salute Honors U.S. Air Force Veteran Nay NaingFor Nay Naing, serving in the Air Force meant that he had the opportunity to learn the skills and make the connections that would impact the shape of his adult life.
Memorial Day 2015: Veterans Feel Solemn Sense Of Duty To Remind Us Of SacrificesFor 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.
'Pets For Vets' Pairs Troubled Veterans With Dogs Left In SheltersA unique approach matches up troubled veterans with companion dogs – and provides healing for both.
From Trenches To Wrenches: Training Soldiers For Civilian SuccessRaytheon 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.
Disabled American Veterans Organization Giving Back To Those Who Serve Our CountryThrough the Disabled American Veterans organization, veterans can find programs for financial, physical and emotional needs.
Supporting Our Military On CampusUnder the GI Bill, veterans are provided with financial support for education, making college a viable dream.
Marine, Retired NYPD Detective Uses Investigative Skills To Reunite VeteransFrom 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.
Shelter Dogs Get Second Chance At Life With Military Veteran CompanionsOn Long Island, shelter dogs are being trained to serve those who have served the nation, giving both a second chance at life
L.I. Navy Vet, Family Honored With House Built By Other VeteransA 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.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo Vetoes Bill For Veterans' Pension CreditsThe 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.
Coming Home: A Community Gives A Wounded Warrior A New StartCorporal 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.
How The Montgomery GI Bill Is Motivating Our ServicemembersFrom providing support for entrance exams to tuition for college courses, the Montgomery GI Bill provides education benefits for members of the military.