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.
Mitchel Field Gymnasium Undergoing Renovation To Enhance Services For Long Island Veterans, Military FamiliesThe base has a commissary, health facilities and an outdoor playground for the many veterans and military families. But the decades-old gym has been unusable.
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.
Local War Veterans Reflect On U.S. Decision To Leave Afghanistan: 'It Did Not Need To Get To This Point'Many are left wondering if the decades the U.S. spent in Afghanistan were worth it.
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.
Outrage Fills Elmhurst, Queens After Park's Vietnam Memorial Is Vandalized With Spray-Painted GraffitiCrews were cleaning the wall and memorial inside Elmhurst Park, where the graffiti was spray-painted. One veteran who saw it said it felt like he was punched in the gut.
Memorial Day Tradition Returns In-Person At Intrepid Museum: 'The Moment We've Been Waiting For'Last year's ceremony at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum was virtual. This year, veterans and their families said they were so glad to be there in person.
Bethpage Air Show Lifts Off On Memorial Day For First Time In Event's HistoryAs the Air Force Thunderbirds flipped and members of the Army Golden Knights Parachute Team jumped, thousands of people marveled at the magnificence of military planes and members during the show.
Families Welcome Back Freehold's Memorial Day Parade: 'Our Version Of Mayberry'Freehold's Memorial Day parade is the oldest and largest in western Monmouth County, with an average of more than 70 units participating each year.
Meaning Of Memorial Day Lives On At Long Island National Cemetery: 'Remember What It Cost'Even with the National Cemetery Administration calling off last year's events, many still came out on their own and returned again this year to visit family.
New Headstones Honor Black Servicemembers Buried At Mount Moor Cemetery In Rockland CountyThe headstones replace markers that were damaged or had disappeared over the years from Mount Moor, an African American cemetery dating to 1849.
Watch: CBS News' Steve Hartman On Continuing 'Taps Across America' TraditionLast Memorial Day, new traditions were born because the pandemic forced the cancelations of parades and ceremonies.
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.