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 Vietnam War veteran from Queens will be receiving a medal more than 40 years late for his heroism during the war.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hall of Fame pitcher and retired Marine Tom Seaver is in New York for Veterans Day, saluting both veterans and active duty service personnel.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg honored the first living service member to receive the Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War.