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Former Marine Corps Pvt. Robert Leroy Harding, 89, of Roosevelt, who was both proud of the 2012 Congressional Gold Medal bestowed upon the Montford Point... [Read More]
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The gathering on the Brentwood campus of Suffolk County Community College drew representatives from rehab centers, peer support groups, government agencies and others. [Read More]
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After serving nine years in the Army, Anthony Robinson, 63, battled depression, went through a divorce, fell into homelessness, and mostly let his health slide. [Read More]
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At funerals of Vietnam veterans coast to coast, the grieving are being comforted by words written nearly a half-century ago by a young seminarian on... [Read More]
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Msgr. Charles Fink put pen to paper to pay tribute to U.S. troops who served in Vietnam. Today, his deeply felt words are read at... [Read More]
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Kevin Vaughan used to love the water. [Read More]
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With the swim-prosthetic, amputees can walk around while at the beach or poolside, then swim more efficiently once in the water - all without having... [Read More]
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In 1944, Glen Cove native William Johnson took a train to Alabama for flight training at Tuskegee Army Airfield. [Read More]
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Some came for the toothpaste and the cotton socks and the rolls of toilet paper. Others, sometimes better dressed and looking less stressed, came for... [Read More]
When longtime environmental activist Irving Like was crafting strategies to block construction of a highway on Fire Island and later the Shoreham nuclear plant, he... [Read More]
Long Island's VA nursing home scored low in a new government survey of veterans nursing homes nationwide, receiving two of five stars for overall performance. [Read More]
James Brown worked as a heavy equipment operator for the Town of Babylon until he was 65, when retirement made way for days on the... [Read More]
Advocates and those who care for the soldiers say they are battling Parkinsons, neuropathies and other health issues usually associated with men in their 80s... [Read More]
On a June day in 1991, a van bearing a band of proud teachers and students drove north from Long Island to cheer on a... [Read More]
Scott Guermonprez, who cited "personal and family reasons" for his departure, will be replaced by his acting chief of staff, Dr. Cathy Cruise. [Read More]
Vietnam veteran Clifford Graebe had never felt fully comfortable without access to a gun since he was shot through the thigh in 1970, during a... [Read More]
Doctors and other clinicians who treat veterans often miss links between certain maladies and a patient's prior military service -- oversights that can hamper medical... [Read More]
Early in its history as an elite force, the New York National Guard's 106th Rescue Wing suffered a devastating tragedy. [Read More]
Names from among the hundreds and hundreds of Americans who died on D-Day are etched on tombstones that stand at mute attention in military graveyards... [Read More]
In the days before Memorial Day's pause to remember the graves of America's war dead, James K. Green, 79, trudged among weathered tombstones that dot... [Read More]
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