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Soldier added to hometown WWII memorial

GOWANDA — The name of a fallen western New York soldier will be added to the new World War II memorial being unveiled in his hometown during a ceremony scheduled on the 70th anniversary of Japan’s formal surrender. Carroll Heath’s ...

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Soldier from western NY among Fort Hood wounded

ALLEGANY (AP) — An Iraq War veteran from western New York was among the 16 people wounded during a shooting rampage at Fort Hood in Texas, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday. Maj. Patrick Miller, 32, was wounded during the attack ...

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Funeral set for sergeant active in gay rights

BROCTON — A funeral has been set for a former U.S. Army sergeant from New York who publicly challenged the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy for gays in the military. Darren Manzella of Rochester was hit and killed by a ...

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