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ALBANY

DMV documents now include veteran designation

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014
Veterans can now change their state driver’s license, permit or non-driver identification card to indicate their status as a veteran without paying additional fees.
 
Ex-Marine, service dog featured in video
BALLSTON SPA

Ex-Marine, service dog featured in video

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014
Last spring, Joseph J. Miranda III was given a service dog through a nonprofit that helps injured former military veterans, regardless of whether they sustained their injury in the military or in later civilian life.
 
New Miracle Center fills veterans’ needs
COLONIE

New Miracle Center fills veterans’ needs

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014
The Veterans Miracle Center, which opened in mid-November, provides necessities to struggling veterans and active-duty military personnel and connects them with other agencies that can help them get back on their feet.
 
SCHUYLERVILLE

Funds raised for wreaths for vets' graves

Monday, Dec. 1, 2014

The Christmas wreath, often an afterthought compared with the family tree, takes on solemn significance when placed at the grave of a departed veteran.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Troy man named Veteran of the Year

Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014
A retired Army colonel from Troy who led ground troops in Vietnam was honored Saturday as the 2014 veteran of the year by the New York State Military Museum and a national military association.
 
LATHAM

National Guard aviation unit gets new chief

Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014
The state Army National Guard aviation unit based in the Capital Region got a new commander Saturday.
 
NY Sikh student says Army rules bar him from ROTC

NY Sikh student says Army rules bar him from ROTC

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014
A Sikh college student has sued the Army, saying he cannot join the Reserve Officer Training Corps unless he violates his religious beliefs by removing his turban, shaving and cutting his hair.
 
America marks Veterans Day with parades, freebies
NEW YORK

America marks Veterans Day with parades, freebies

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014
Americans marked Veterans Day on Tuesday with parades, speeches and military discounts, while in Europe the holiday known as Armistice Day held special meaning in the centennial year of the start of World War I.
 
92-year-old WWII vet fought 'Don't Ask Don't Tell'

92-year-old WWII vet fought 'Don't Ask Don't Tell'

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014
Like thousands of other young men in the 1940s, Rupert Starr joined the Army, fought overseas and saw his share of hardship, including several weeks as a German prisoner of war.
 
Photographer Witowski left lasting images of Vietnam
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Photographer Witowski left lasting images of Vietnam

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014
Almost everything in Vietnam seemed to capture Bob Witowski’s fancy.
 
Schenectady native reflects on time as director of military justice unit
NEWPORT, R.I.

Schenectady native reflects on time as director of military justice unit

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014
Schenectady native Robert Sanders, a captain in the U.S. Navy, recently concluded his tenure as the 10th director of the Defense Institute of International Legal Studies.
 
SARATOGA COUNTY

Saratoga County veterans program sports new logo

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014
The Saratoga County Veterans FAVOR discount program is being relaunched with a new logo, County Clerk Craig A. Hayner said Wednesday.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs forum to focus on airman’s Vietnam War photos

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
Robert Witowski’s photographs — some never displayed publicly before — will be the focus of a two-hour forum starting at noon today at the Saratoga Springs library.
 
Documentary series tells story of wounded Glenville veteran
GLENVILLE

Documentary series tells story of wounded Glenville veteran

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Jamel Daniels’ experience in Iraq as a member of the U.S. Marines and his long road to recovery from an improvised explosive device blast will be broadcast at 1 p.m. Sunday in “Jamel: Operation Honor,” part of the documentary series, “Wounded: The Battle Back Home,” being broadcast on MSNBC.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Veterans can find help at Saratoga Springs City Hall

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
For an hour each week, military veterans will have a place in Saratoga Springs where they can discretely ask for help.
 
 

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