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Vietnam War

Performers at the USO show at the Intrepid Museum on Memorial Day weekend (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

USO Hosts Show At Intrepid Museum As Part Of Memorial Day, Fleet Week Celebrations

Veterans, active military, New Yorkers and tourists alike flocked to the Intrepid Museum Saturday for an entertaining show put on by the United Service Organizations.

05/24/2014

A visitor to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is reflected on the surface of the wall in Washington, DC. The memorial honors US service members of the US armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War, service members who died in service in Vietnam/Southeast Asia, and those service members who were unaccounted for (Missing In Action) during the War. (Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

VA: Relief On The Way To End Backlog Of Veterans Still Seeking Disability Benefits

More than 873,000 veterans are waiting for claim decisions. The reason: an antiquated paper filing system; plus a flood of new claims from Vietnam vets who are getting older.

05/24/2013

Mayor Bloomberg marches in 2012 Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11, 2012 (credit: Spencer T Tucker/Mayor's Office)

Thousands Watched As Veterans Day Parade Marched Up Fifth Avenue

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.

11/11/2012

Former Mayor Ed Koch (file/Photo by JP Yim/Getty Images)

Ed Koch Named Grand Marshal Of Veterans Day Parade

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.

10/22/2012

Fermijon Marrero

Westchester Man Masquerading As Brigadier General For Years Finally Outed By True Veterans

Veterans in Westchester County say they feel betrayed and angered. They’re upset about a man who has claimed to be a highly decorated military officer for years and he’s not.

12/22/2011

Former New York Mets pitcher Tom Seaver is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame - Cooperstown, NY - Jul 24, 2011 (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Tom Seaver Pays Tribute On Veterans Day

Hall of Fame pitcher and retired Marine Tom Seaver is in New York for Veterans Day, saluting both veterans and active duty service personnel.

11/11/2011

American Flag (file / credit: Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Air Force Pilot From N.J. Laid To Rest

The remains of Maj. Bruce Lawrence of Phillipsburg, N.J., were buried Saturday at the grave of his parents in Raubsville Cemetery in Northampton County’s Williams Township.

09/24/2011

Korea vet

Fallen Soldiers Of ‘Forgotten’ Wars Get A Day Of Honor On Long Island

For years, some families of Korean and Vietnam war veterans felt their brave loved ones were overlooked. But on Monday on Long Island, seven soldiers from the same home town were finally acknowledged for their courage and bravery decades ago.

05/30/2011

Donald Trump (credit: Gary Coronado/Palm Beach Post/AP)

Report: Donald Trump Got Deferments From Service During Vietnam War

Possible presidential candidate Donald Trump received several draft deferments from military service during the Vietnam War, according to purported Selective Service records that appeared online.

04/29/2011

Columbia University Leaders Vote To Drop ROTC Ban

Student and faculty leaders at Columbia University have voted to welcome the military’s ROTC program back to campus four decades after it was banned during the Vietnam War peace movement.

04/02/2011

Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta

Bloomberg Honors First Living Service Member Awarded Medal Of Honor

Mayor Michael Bloomberg honored the first living service member to receive the Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War.

11/20/2010