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.
Queens Vietnam Vet To Finally Receive Medal For Heroism During WarA Vietnam War veteran from Queens will be receiving a medal more than 40 years late for his heroism during the war.
USO Hosts Show At Intrepid Museum As Part Of Memorial Day, Fleet Week CelebrationsVeterans, active military, New Yorkers and tourists alike flocked to the Intrepid Museum Saturday for an entertaining show put on by the United Service Organizations.
VA: Relief On The Way To End Backlog Of Veterans Still Seeking Disability BenefitsMore 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.
Thousands Watched As Veterans Day Parade Marched Up Fifth AvenueThis was the first Veterans Day honoring the men and women who served in uniform since the last U.S. troops left Iraq last December.
Ed Koch Named Grand Marshal Of Veterans Day ParadeAccording 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.
Westchester Man Masquerading As Brigadier General For Years Finally Outed By True VeteransVeterans 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.
Tom Seaver Pays Tribute On Veterans DayHall of Fame pitcher and retired Marine Tom Seaver is in New York for Veterans Day, saluting both veterans and active duty service personnel.
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.
Fallen Soldiers Of 'Forgotten' Wars Get A Day Of Honor On Long IslandFor 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.
Report: Donald Trump Got Deferments From Service During Vietnam WarPossible presidential candidate Donald Trump received several draft deferments from military service during the Vietnam War, according to purported Selective Service records that appeared online.
Columbia University Leaders Vote To Drop ROTC BanStudent 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.