Sen. Tony Avella, of Queens, is calling on the legislature in Albany to pass a bill requiring public housing authorities across the state to grant a preference to men and women who served or are serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The Marist College Institute for Public Opinion poll found that nearly one in three veterans in New York City were concerned they would have to turn to food stamps or government assistance.
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.
The Democrat says there are thousands of unemployed veterans in counties across New York state.
“We are very proud to offer this redesigned license plate to New York’s veterans in recognition of their service and sacrifice,” said DMV Commissioner Barbara J. Fiala.
A special event was held today for those who put their lives on the line for our country and are now returning to civilian life.
The withdrawal would end eight years of U.S. involvement in Iraq. More than 4,400 American military members have been killed since the beginning of the conflict in 2003.
With a high unemployment rate nationwide, returning veterans face a huge challenge joining the workforce.
They’re loyal and dependable guardians and protectors, just like the veterans whom they serve – America’s Vet Dogs.
Vet-2-Vet, a toll-free confidential help line, was created years ago by the state Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
While her husband Richard is away, Courtney is holding down the fort back home with three young children, taking over his domestic duties. But now, with a little help from a local landscaper, she won’t have to worry about the weeds, mulch, shrubs and fertilizer anymore.
They’re all very uncomfortable in the heat. But that did not stop hundreds of people from getting on their bicycles at Babylon town hall.
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Thousands of military veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan are now living in New York City with no jobs.