99-Year-Old Retired NYPD Sergeant Receives Purple Heart Seven Decades After Being Wounded In World War IIThe Army presented 99-year-old Ozzie Fletcher with the medal at Fort Hamilton on Friday.
101-Year-Old New Jersey Woman Shares Letters She Wrote To Families Of Prisoners Of War During World War IIThe letters and the hope they gave families were a secret to her family. She tucked them away after the war, only showing them to her son in 2019.
100-Year-Old Katherine Horton Among World War II Veterans Honored At Brooklyn Veterans Day CeremonyShe was the first of three African-American women to study at Bethesda Medical Center and worked a long career as a physical therapy assistant at the VA Medical Center in Brooklyn.
94-Year-Old Veteran Poised To Help Commemorate 75th Anniversary Of End Of World War II On Long IslandMuseum organizers say they cannot allow the pandemic to prevent New Yorkers from paying proper tribute to an entire generation who saved the world from a dark and murderous fate.
Coronavirus Memoriam: Remembering 100-Year-Old World War II Veteran Frank Bua Of Long IslandReporter Cindy Hsu shares the story of a Long Island war veteran who leaves behind an incredible legacy.
Long Island Man Dies From Coronavirus 100 Years After Twin Brother Died In Spanish Flu PandemicBorn in 1919, Philip Kahn's twin brother died just weeks later in one of the deadliest pandemics in human history.
'Why Him And Not Me?': 75 Years Later, Long Island Veteran Looks Back In The Famous Battle Of The BulgeThis weekend, a congressional delegation is headed to Belgium to commemorate the battle CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff reports.
100-Year-Old World War II Veteran Shares Her Memories Of Service As A Flying NurseGage served three years as a flight nurse during World War II. She just turned 100 and the memories make her smile like she is 24 again.
Foundation Makes World War II Veteran's LI Home Handicapped-Accessible After Bad FallThe 95-year-old veteran was unable to return to the Deer Park house he's called home for 55 years. Enter the Make It Count Foundation.
World War II Veteran Celebrates His 110th BirthdayFrom 1941 to 1945, Lawrence Brooks served overseas with the predominantly African-American 91st Engineer Battalion.
'He Cares About Nothing': Veterans Sound Off After Mayor De Blasio Is Nowhere To Be Found In NYC On D-DayMayor Bill de Blasio was MIA -- missing in action -- at various D-Day events in the city on Thursday, angering veterans who think a man who wants to be president should care about them.
Long Island Veterans Home Honors 3 Servicemen On 75th Anniversary Of D-DayA Long Island veterans home honored three servicemen Thursday for the 75th anniversary of D-Day.
Whitestone Memorial Day Parade Brings Together Proud Veterans Who Remind Us All That Freedom Isn't FreeA World War II hero was saluted by a grateful community on Monday during a Memorial Day parade in Whitestone, Queens.
State Regents Looking To Keep Lessons From The Holocaust, WWII Relevant For New York StudentsA newly appointed task force will work to change the curriculum to better reflect how the effects of the war still linger to this day.
Sailor In Iconic V-J Day Times Square Kiss Photo Dies At 95The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II died Sunday. George Mendonsa was 95.