War in Afghanistan

Photograph donated by the Green Beret Foundation to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. (CREDIT: Green Beret Foundation)

Green Berets Donate Never-Before-Seen Photographs To 9/11 Museum

Green Berets who served in Afghanistan are donating never-before-seen photographs to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.

08/15/2014

Army soldiers carry the flag-draped transfer case containing the remains of U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene during a dignified transfer, as U.S. Army Secretary John McHugh holds his hand over his heart, at Dover Air Force Base on August 7, 2014 in Dover, Del. (credit: Getty Images)

Body Of General From Albany Area Killed In Afghanistan Arrives In Dover

White-gloved soldiers solemnly carried a flag-draped metal case with Greene’s remains to a waiting mortuary vehicle as Army officials and other dignitaries saluted.

08/07/2014

Maj. Gen. Harold Greene, seen in 2005. (credit: Flickr)

Harold Greene, Army General From Albany, Gunned Down In Apparent Insider Attack In Afghanistan

Maj. Gen. Harold Greene, who graduated in 1980 from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, was the highest-ranking American officer killed in combat since 1970.

08/05/2014

CBS 2's Vanessa Murdock tries to help pull an Army tank on a flat bed truck on June 22, 2014. (Credit: CBS 2)

1,000 Pull Army Tank To Raise Money For Wounded Warriors

Several thousand people spent Sunday in Clifton raising money for wounded military veterans — while pulling a tank with their own hands.

06/22/2014

Soldiers on Long Island are reunited with their dogs from Afghanistan. (credit: CBS 2)

Dogs, Soldiers Enjoy ‘Magnificent’ Reunion On Long Island

Five U.S. soldiers were reunited with Sheba and her 5-month-old pups dubbed the “Magnificent Seven.”

09/04/2013

Cassidy Gonzalez (Credit: CBS 2)

N.J. 11-Year-Old Making Care Packages For Uncle, Fellow Soldiers In Afghanistan

An 11-year-old New Jersey girl has collected tons of items that fill her dining room, and plans on sending care packages to her uncle and members of his unit in Afghanistan.

07/05/2012