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Rights of same-sex military spouses vary by state

Rights of same-sex military spouses vary by state

Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014
About two-thirds of active-duty personnel in the U.S. are based in states that don't recognize gay marriages, leaving thousands of military families missing out on legal rights they would enjoy if Uncle Sam had stationed them elsewhere.
 
Medal of Honor campaign for Albany WWI hero advances
ALBANY

Medal of Honor campaign for Albany WWI hero advances

Friday, Sept. 19, 2014
The U.S. Senate has passed legislation that would allow the president to consider awarding a posthumous Medal of Honor to Sgt. Henry Johnson, a World War I hero from upstate New York.
 
Vietnam soldiers to receive Medal of Honor
WASHINGTON

Vietnam soldiers to receive Medal of Honor

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
President Barack Obama on Monday will bestow the Medal of Honor on a pair of soldiers for their acts of bravery in the Vietnam War.
 
Albany World War I hero closer to getting Medal of Honor
ALBANY

Albany World War I hero closer to getting Medal of Honor

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014
Nearly 100 years later, an African-American World War I hero from Albany has inched closer to an honor many say he was unjustly denied: the Medal of Honor.
 
At Vietnam Memorial, photos sought to pair with names

At Vietnam Memorial, photos sought to pair with names

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund is working to add a more human element to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington.
 
Vietnam vets honored in Saratoga for ‘unpopular’ service
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Vietnam vets honored in Saratoga for ‘unpopular’ service

Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014
Roughly 50 Vietnam and Vietnam-era veterans were recognized for their service Friday during a brief ceremony in Congress Park aimed at thanking veterans during a 50th anniversary commemoration of the war.
 
Pentagon chief OKs Medal of Honor for Albany WWI hero
ALBANY

Pentagon chief OKs Medal of Honor for Albany WWI hero

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has recommended awarding a posthumous Medal of Honor to a black soldier from upstate New York who saved a comrade while fighting off a German attack in France during World War I.
 
ALBANY

New York gives tuition break to veterans

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014
New York is encouraging veterans to go back to school and making it easier for the families of service members who relocate to the state.
 
General buried with honors at Arlington
ARLINGTON, Va.

General buried with honors at Arlington

Friday, Aug. 15, 2014
The highest-ranking U.S. military officer killed in combat since the Vietnam War was buried with full honors Thursday at Arlington National Cemetery in a ceremony attended by his family and platoons of fellow warriors.
 
ALBANY

New ethics rules for NY counselors of veterans

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
New York state's Division of Veterans' Affairs has agreed to new ethics rules following an investigation showing two counselors received large inheritances from vets they helped.
 
Mechanicville World War II vet receives medals
MECHANICVILLE

Mechanicville World War II vet receives medals

Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014
Stephen Dennis was awarded a World War II Victory Medal, an American Campaign Medal, an Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal with two bronze stars, a Navy Occupation Service Medal, a Presidential Unit Citation Ribbon and a Combat Action Ribbon, all distinctions due him when he left the service in November 1945.
 
Obama signs veterans' health care overhaul

Obama signs veterans' health care overhaul

Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014
Veterans may soon have easier access to government-paid health care under a bill President Barack Obama signed into law Thursday, the government's most sweeping response to date to a public uproar over systemwide problems that have rocked the Veterans Affairs Department.
 
Guilderland father of slain general recalls hopeful boy
GUILDERLAND

Guilderland father of slain general recalls hopeful boy

Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014
While the nation mourns Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene, his father is mourning 7-year-old Harry Greene, the boy who kept his faith in the Red Sox despite his parents’ dire predictions.
 
ALBANY

Soldiers, center receive a fond farewell

Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014
The last soldiers stationed at Albany’s Maj. James J. O’Donovan Center were given a farewell Saturday, as they prepare to transfer to the new U.S. Army Reserve Center in Niskayuna in September.
 
Afghan attack kills Albany native, RPI grad

Afghan attack kills Albany native, RPI grad

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014
Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene, a 34-year veteran and Albany native, was shot to death Tuesday in Afghanistan when a gunman dressed as an Afghan soldier turned on allied troops.
 
 

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