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Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Jamel Daniels’ experience in Iraq as a member of the U.S. Marines and his long road to recovery from an improvised explosive device blast will be broadcast at 1 p.m. Sunday in “Jamel: Operation Honor,” part of the documentary series, “Wounded: The Battle Back Home,” being broadcast on MSNBC.
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
For an hour each week, military veterans will have a place in Saratoga Springs where they can discretely ask for help.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund is working to add a more human element to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.