Veterans Helping Veterans Get The Services They NeedVetConnect is a network of more than 100 organizations that provide various services to veterans and their families, like counseling and employment assistance.
'Go Silent' To Honor Fallen Heroes This Memorial DayA campaign using the hashtag #GoSilent asks people to observe a moment of silence Monday to honor the fallen soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice and lost their lives serving our country.
Vietnam War Veteran's Serendipity Puts Him On Mission To Reunite Military Keepsake With FamilyA Staten Island man hopes someone recognizes a unique military item so he can close the book on a lingering "lost and found" mystery.
'Hall Of Honor' Working To Preserve Stories Of Purple Heart RecipientsDo you know a military hero who’s been awarded with a Purple Heart? A special place in Orange County wants to preserve their stories and pass them on to younger generations.
Strangers Turn Out To Honor 97-Year-Old Marine Without Family At FuneralThanks to a social media campaign, strangers flocked to attend the funeral of Marine Pfc. Bob Graham on Friday.
Woman Makes Sure 97-Year-Old Marine Who Died Alone Celebrated At FuneralBob Graham, who earned a Silver Star for Valor in Combat during World War II, will be laid to rest on Friday, April 26.
Bipartisan Outrage After New York's Budget Committee Pays For 'Dreamers' In College But Not Gold Star Families“Taxpayer money for free college for illegal immigrants… yet struck down a bill that provides free college tuition to gold star families. Absolutely wrong and insulting," Assemblyman Michael Lipetri said.
New York Lawmakers Working On Way To Provide Tax Exemptions For Active Military PersonnelState lawmakers from Long Island are attempting to give some help to its men and women who are serving in active duty.
New Program Helps Military Vets Start New BusinessesIt's not easy for military men and women to transition into the workforce, especially after serving overseas.
Dignity For Heroes: Long Island Lawmaker Pushes For Bill Protecting Veterans From HomelessnessOn any given night, more than 37,000 veterans of the United States armed forces experience homelessness.
Westchester County On Fact-Finding Operation To Help Young Military Veterans Adjust To Everyday LifeWestchester County is reaching out to younger veterans to say, "We hear you."
Organization Gives Long Island Veteran A New Roof, For FreeThere are many ways to show gratitude to those who have served our country. One organization is doing it by literally putting roofs over veterans' heads.
World War II General's Legacy Helping Build A Home For Local VeteranGeneral Howard Rockefeller fought at the Battle of the Bulge, liberated a Nazi concentration camp, and earned every military honor from the Purple Heart to three Silver Stars.
Long Island Army Veteran Thanks Doctors For Saving Him From Life Threatening Health ScareIn a coma for 31 days with slim chances for survival, Michael Mendez shared his story in hopes of helping others with alcoholism.
'Operation Hope' Brings Christmas Cheer To Family Of Veteran Who Died UnexpectedlyVeteran Norman Easy died unexpectedly while traveling on business.