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Belmont »

Former Marine Trying to Turn Late Father's Home Into Veterans' Housing

Sgt. Gonzalo Duran wants his late father's Lorillard Place home to house homeless veterans.

Civic Center »

Planned NYC Parade for Iraq and Afghanistan Vets Moving Ahead, Schumer Says

The parade for Iraq and Afghanistan vets would follow the Canyon of Heroes route in Manhattan.

Williamsburg »

Active Military Members to Get Tax Benefit Afforded Vets, State Proposes

Active military members and recent vets have not been receiving the same benefits as other veterans.

Williamsburg »

NYC's Iraq and Afghanistan Vets Given the Run-Around on Housing Tax Breaks

Veterans of all wars are supposed to get tax breaks on their homes, but many can't get a straight answer.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Iraq, Afghanistan War Photo Exhibit to Open at Hudson Square Fire Museum

An exhibit that opens Friday includes the work of more than 20 civilian and military photographers.

Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick »

New Play at Bushwick Starr Weaves Classic War Films with True Vets' Stories

"Gonna See a Movie Called Gunga Din" combines veterans' stories with scenes from war films.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

New Yorkers Sound Off About End of Iraq War

New Yorkers were divided on whether or not to celebrate the end of the 8-and-a-half year war.

Midtown & Theater District »

Afghanistan War Protesters Rally in Times Square on 10th Anniversary

About 100 protesters gathered in Times Square Friday to mark the 10th anniversary of the war in Afghanistan. 

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Washington Heights Street Renamed in Honor of 'Miracle Marine'

A street in Washington Heights was named after Sgt. Merlin German to honor the local marine who died two years ago.

Downtown »

Military Celebrates Women Who Served, from World War II to the Present

Speakers included Olivia Hooker, 96, the first African-American woman to join the Coast Guard.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Mayor Bloomberg Urges Columbia to Bring Back ROTC

Now that "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" has been repealed, Mayor Bloomberg said the university should bring back ROTC.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

No Hecklers, Plenty of Passion at Columbia ROTC Hearing

Military veterans defended the university against attacks it endured in the wake of "Hecklegate."

Manhattan »

Students Jeer Iraq War Vet at Columbia University ROTC Meeting

Anthony Maschek, a Columbia freshman who was seriously wounded in Iraq, was booed by fellow students at an ROTC event.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

NYU Professor Removes Camera Implanted in Head

NYU art professor Wafaa Bilal was forced to remove a camera that had been surgically implanted in his head.

Manhattan »

Soldiers' Votes in Jeopardy After Election Board Misses Deadline to Mail Ballots

The city's Board of Elections failed to send ballots to soldiers posted overseas by its Oct. 1 deadline.

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