Wednesday, May 6, 2015
For close to 20 years, Robert Hall Jr. has worked to put photos and life stories with the name of each Schenectady County military member whose life was lost during the Korean War.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Retired teacher Ellen Keegan, who founded Books for Troops in 2010, was presented with a proclamation April 7 by Rep. Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
President Barack Obama on Tuesday nominated a respected, combat hardened commander as his next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to lead the military during a key period of transition.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
A new exhibit on the Vietnam War is opening at the New York State Military Museum on the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon.
Saturday, April 18, 2015
After the Civil War ended in April 1865, statues depicting Union and Confederate soldiers went up across the country, from New England squares to Southern courthouses. A century and a half later, these weathered “Silent Sentinels” still stand guard, rifles at the ready, gazing off in the distance.
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Clark Farnsworth was honored Saturday morning at the Port of Albany by the American Welding Society for his lifetime of welding and service to his country and community.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
An Afghan soldier shot and killed a U.S. soldier and wounded two others Wednesday before being shot dead, the first so-called "insider attack" to target NATO troops since they ended their combat mission at the start of the year.
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Schenectady’s military heroes will be recognized throughout the city starting this spring, in the Hometown Heroes Banner Program.
Monday, March 30, 2015
Saying the military needs to do more to compete with corporate America for quality recruits, Defense Secretary Ash Carter opened the door Monday to relaxing some enlistment standards — particularly for high-tech or cyber security jobs.
Monday, March 9, 2015
A new effort by the Capital District Marine Aquarists Society aims to expose more military veterans to aquariums and fish care, since finding ways to unwind is among the issues vets face — along with reconnecting with their families after deployments. Some have made that connection through tropical fish.
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Test firing is slated to begin within the next several weeks on an extended range 120mm mortar ballistic test cannon designed by the U.S. Army’s Benét Laboratories.
Monday, March 2, 2015
Faye Dohring is living proof that those who don’t succeed should keep on trying.
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015
When former Marine Joe Bonfiglio starts thrashing in his sleep, his pit bull service dog jumps on the bed, climbs on top of him and wakes him up to end the flashback.
Friday, Feb. 6, 2015
The Stratton Air National Guard Base in Glenville will be holding on to two C-130 aircraft that had been scheduled for relocation, according to lawmakers.
Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015
Two 109th Airlift Wing airmen were among six New York Air National Guard members recognized as Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2015.