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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.

New Dorp »

Staten Island Solder Died Saving Polish Colleague, Report Says

Staff Sgt. Michael Ollis, 24, was killed in Afghanistan shielding the soldier from a suicide bomber.

Great Kills »

Veterans Groups to Host Candlelight Vigil for Slain Staten Island Solider

The vigil will be for Staff Sgt. Michael Ollis, 24, who was killed last week in Afghanistan.

Manhattan »

9/11 Mastermind to Face Death Penalty Trial at Guantanamo Bay

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others are facing a potential death sentence if convicted.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Margaret Chin to Introduce Measure Criticizing Army on Danny Chen's Death

City Councilwoman Margaret Chin is set to introduce a resolution in the wake of Danny Chen's death.

East Village & Lower East Side »

CB3, Sheldon Silver Push for Investigation into Chinatown Soldier's Death

Community Board 3 and State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver pushed the Department of Defense for answers in a Chinatown soldier's death, allegedly after he was the target of racial slurs by superiors.

Midtown & Theater District »

Dan Choi Enlists in Army After 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Overturned

Iraq War veteran Dan Choi, who was discharged because he's gay, re-enlisted in the Army in Times Square on Monday.