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Staten Island Soldier Killed In Afghanistan Receives The Silver Star

DNAinfo | Posted 10.01.2013 | New York

NEW DORP — The Staten Island soldier killed while protecting a Polish colleague in Afghanistan has been awarded the Silver Star, the Army Times repo...

David Lohr

Soldier In Afghanistan Watched Wife Have Oral Sex With Teen Girl Via Skype, Police Say

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.25.2012 | Crime

A military wife has been accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl as her husband watched via a live stream in Afghanistan. Shawn Raymo, 22, a...

Lightning Strikes Army Base, Injuring 10 Soldiers

AP | Posted 10.15.2012 | Green

FORT DRUM, N.Y. (AP) — Military officials say a lightning strike has injured 10 soldiers from a New Jersey Army National Guard unit who were trainin...

'Coming Home': Daughter Gets 'The Best Surprise Ever!'

Posted 07.12.2012 | TV

Matt Rogers and the "Coming Home" (Wed., 10 p.m. ET on Lifetime) team staged a surprise family reunion in Watertown, New York Wednesday night. Unbe...

Apache Helicopter Crash In Colorado Cost U.S. Army $25.8M

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — An Army helicopter that crash-landed during a high-altitude training mission in Colorado last year suffered $25.8 million in damage, of...

WikiLeaks Suspect Deployed To Iraq Despite Mental Health Concerns

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A mental health specialist recommended that the Army private accused of leaking classified material to the anti-secrecy Web site WikiLeaks not be depl...

Cuomo: SmartBuy Store Gouged Soldiers With Overpriced Electronics

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday sued companies he claims preyed on Fort Drum soldiers by selling them laptops, ...

Pentagon Orders 16,000 Troops To Start Afghanistan Surge

AP | ANNE GEARAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The first wave of President Barack Obama's new Afghanistan surge will add about 16,000 U.S. troops who got their orders over the pa...

Frank Rich On Scozzafava Fallout: The GOP Stalinists Invade Upstate New York

New York Times | FRANK RICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama's most devilish political move since the 2008 campaign was to appoint a Republican congressman from upstate New York as secretary of the ...

Alleged Soldier-Killer On Way Back To New York

AP | MARY ESCH | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Relatives of a Fort Drum soldier accused of stabbing his two Army buddies to death said Thursday that he told them he saw his bes...

Joshua Hunter, Alleged Fort Drum Killer, Was Driving Victim's Car When Arrested

AP | BEN DOBBIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WATERTOWN, N.Y. — A Fort Drum military policeman accused of stabbing to death two Army buddies at their apartment fled to Ohio in a car belongin...

Joshua Hunter, Fort Drum Soldier, Arrested For Stabbing Deaths Of Waide James, Diego Valbuena

AP | BEN DOBBIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A Fort Drum soldier was arrested at a hotel in southern Ohio early Wednesday on a warrant charging him in the stabbing deaths ...

Was U.S. Soldier Who Killed Two Army Buddies Shattered by Iraq Tragedy?

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

Joshua Hunter has been arrested in the killing of two servicemen near the army base at Fort Drum, N.Y. It's not known what sparked the murders, but he had returned from 15 months in Iraq.