CARS HOMES JOBS
 

WWII troop transport plane will return to Normandy

Sunday, March 23, 2014
The next time the American military transport plane known as Whiskey 7 drops its paratroopers over Normandy, France, it will be for a commemoration instead of an invasion.
 
SARATOGA COUNTY

Saratoga County wants state to waive license fee for vets

Thursday, March 20, 2014
Saratoga County supervisors on Tuesday called on the state Department of Motor Vehicles to not require veterans to pay to have a veteran notation added to their driver’s license.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs veterans' advocate Corsale dies at 85

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Eugene J. “Gene” Corsale, a prominent community activist and supporter of veterans’ causes, died Saturday at the age of 85.
 

Albany Law offering legal assistance to veterans on March 22

Thursday, March 6, 2014
Free legal services will be offered to veterans during Albany Law School’s Veterans’ Law Day on March 22.
 
Snowfest gets Wounded Warriors on skis, snowboards, and ‘out of the rut’

Snowfest gets Wounded Warriors on skis, snowboards, and ‘out of the rut’

Thursday, March 6, 2014
Twenty Wounded Warriors and their families will take part in this weekend's Snowfest, which promotes healing through sports.
 

Job conference set up specifically to help veterans

Thursday, March 6, 2014
Saratoga County will sponsor a hiring conference geared specifically to veterans next Wednesday at Empire State College in Saratoga Springs.
 
Air Guard's Antarctica mission extended
GLENVILLE

Air Guard's Antarctica mission extended

Friday, Feb. 14, 2014
After five months away, members of the Air National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing won’t be coming home this month as scheduled.
 
CAPITOL

Lawmakers seek state internships for disabled veterans

Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014
State lawmakers are calling on the state Assembly to enable disabled veterans to participate in the annual legislative internship program.
 

Gallup graduates from Marine Corps Recruit Depot

Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014
Pvt. James Durward Woods Gallup graduated on Jan. 10 from Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C.
 
G.I. Joes will infiltrate Military Museum on Saturday
SARATOGA SPRINGS

G.I. Joes will infiltrate Military Museum on Saturday

Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014
Tearle Ashby and G.I. Joe both turn 50 this year.
 
ALBANY

Area groups offer programs for disabled vets

Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014
A rapid rehousing program, a snow festival and a reconnection workshop were among the veterans’ resources highlighted at the Disabled Veterans’ Summit held Jan. 29 in Albany.
 
ALBANY

Delmar man to lead ‘Fighting 69th’

Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014
Maj. Sean Flynn’s link to the New York Army National Guard’s 69th Infantry Regiment stretches back through both world wars to the Civil War, when two of his Irish immigrant ancestors served in the Manhattan-based unit.
 

Officials: Cuomo to set agenda boosting veterans

Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will propose measures this week to benefit some of New York's more than 900,000 military veterans, targeting businesses owned by disabled vets for some state contracts, according to administration officials familiar with the plan.

 
Schumer aims to lift fortunes of Glenville air base
GLENVILLE

Schumer aims to lift fortunes of Glenville air base

Friday, Jan. 3, 2014
The 109th Airlift Wing provides vital support for basic scientific research in the Antarctic, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said Friday as he vowed to fight for its continued federal funding.
 
Military funerals begin to decline
CAPITAL REGION

Military funerals begin to decline

Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014
Members of New York State’s military counted a sobering number of losses in 2013: the New York Army and Air National Guard’s members provided 11,560 military funeral services last year.
 
 

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