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Park Slope »

Park Slope Armory Has Secret Tunnel and Underground Shooting Range

The 1895 military building holds many secrets, including ghosts, some say.

Morningside Heights »

Soldier Returning From Afghanistan Surprises Daughter at Graduation

Capt. Keith Robinson flew halfway around the world to see his daughter graduate from Columbia.  

New Dorp »

Staten Island Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Awarded 3rd Highest Army Honor

Staff Sgt. Michael Ollis was awarded a Silver Star after he died saving a Polish soldier.

West Farms »

Army Reservist Who Served in Sandy Recovery Says City Wrongfully Fired Her

Ninfa Soto is suing the city, claiming she lost her job over a paperwork snafu.

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.

Greenpoint »

U.S. Soldier Returns From Afghanistan to 'Hipster Heaven' Home

Dennis Tierney, called "The Hipster" by his unit in Afghanistan, is a minority at home and in the Army.

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.

New Dorp »

Staten Island Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

Staff Sgt. Michael H. Ollis, 24, was killed on Aug. 28, 2013.

Chinatown »

Pvt. Danny Chen to be Remembered at Vigil a Year After His Death

Pvt. Danny Chen committed suicide after enduring hazing from fellow soldiers.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Danny Chen's Alleged Abuser Recommended for Homicide Charges

The Army recommended a court-martial for Spc. Ryan Offutt on charges related to Danny Chen's suicide.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Chinatown Soldier's Parents Want More Details About His Death

Danny Chen's parents asked the military to release more information on their son's death in Afghanistan.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Manhattan Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Was Reportedly Abused Before Death

The U.S. Army is reportedly launching an investigation into the death of Chinatown native Pvt. Danny Chen.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Columbia University Welcomes ROTC Back

Columbia's senate approved a resolution inviting the military training program ROTC back to campus after 42 years.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Columbia to ROTC: We Want You Back

60 percent of Columbia students surveyed say they want ROTC to return to campus.