Windsor Terrace is a quiet section of Brooklyn where war isn’t far from people’s minds. The neighborhood has sent more than its share of young men and women to Iraq and Afghanistan – in 2003 the New York Times reported that seemingly everyone in Windsor Terrace “seems to have a relative or neighbor who […]
Five years after the death of his son Nicholas in Iraq, Andre Whyte still feels the loss of a young man who was everything a father could have wanted.
American troops will leave Iraq by the end of the year. Since the beginning of the war, 21 soldiers from Brooklyn have died in Iraq. On Veterans Day, we honor those who fell.
By Michael del Castillo The Department of Justice has granted a waiver to New York State delaying the counting of as many as 22,000 New York soldiers’ votes who requested ballots from overseas this year. In spite of many improvements since 2008 soldiers continue to find it difficult to cast their votes on time. “I […]