Veterans Ride Horses Across Manhattan To Raise Suicide AwarenessOrganizers also want to raise awareness about the benefits struggling veterans can get from working with horses.
50 Veterans Representing Each State Tour Purple Heart Hall Of Honor In Hudson ValleyPurple Hearts are awarded to servicemen and women who are wounded or killed. The site in New Windsor is the first in the nation dedicated to commemorating them.
Wreath-Laying Ceremony At NYC Vietnam Veterans Memorial Honors Purple Heart RecipientsPurple Heart recipients from across the nation gathered in Lower Manhattan to pay respects.
Remembering 9/11: Gov. Kathy Hochul Proposes Legislation To Make National Guard Members VeteransThe governor said some of them are not eligible for support services and federal benefits because they were called to duty by a state emergency order and not federal activation.
Veterans Groups Urge Anyone Who Needs Help To Reach OutIf you or someone you know is in crisis or need of support, please reach out to the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255 or The Wounded Warrior Research Center at (888) 997-2586. You are not alone and help is available.
President Biden Signs Legislation Awarding Congressional Gold Medal To Harlem HellfightersThe 369th Infantry Regiment was made up of Black soldiers who fought in World War I.
Dog Tags Lost In 1967 Returned To Vietnam War Veteran From Long IslandThe Marine does not remember losing the tags, but he now has them back to go along with his Silver Star and four Purple Hearts.
Woman Seeks Family Of Purple Heart Recipient Charles W. Crabbe, Whose Parents Lived On Long Island"It was given to us by a friend who found it in furniture from an estate sale somewhere in Florida," said Fort Myers, Florida, resident Brenda Carlson.
19-Mile Bike Ride Held In NYC To Support Wounded Warrior ProjectOver three days, the Warriors will bike 70 miles.
Vietnam Veteran Michael Malone Gets Surprising Gift Of Gratitude From Anonymous Couple At New Jersey RestaurantA veteran from Monmouth County got an unexpected post-Fourth of July thank you while out with his family, and said it took his breath away.
Unclaimed Veterans Treated With Honor And Respect During Moving Ceremony In Monmouth CountyVeterans and law enforcement agencies came together in Monmouth and Ocean counties on Wednesday for a salute to arms for unclaimed veterans, those who have passed away and have no family.
Nassau County Volunteers Gearing Up For Stand Down To Assist Veterans In NeedOn Long Island, officials say the need for food for struggling families and veterans has not eased, but help is coming.
Many Veterans Say Memorial Day Should Again Be Observed On May 30, To Remind People The Holiday Is About Showing RespectMemorial Day is officially Monday, but several veterans groups in the Tri-State Area honored those who made the ultimate sacrifice Sunday.
Vietnam War Veterans Mark Somber Anniversary On Long Island: 'We Are Forgotten A Lot ... Because We Didn't Win, Supposedly'Vietnam-era tanks paraded to recall this day in 1968, when the bloody conflict took a grim turn as North Vietnam launched a surprise attack on more than 100 locations.
Vet2Vet Helps 101-Year-Old WWII Veteran Walter Reed Overcome Rehab; 'We Heal Each Other'Walter is a widower and lives alone in East Rockaway. But no one wants to leave him alone.