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Iraq veteran is valedictorian at York College
Iraq veteran is valedictorian at York College
News Liam La Guerre 6/07/2012 at 1:08PM

While leading a patrol on a well-known supply route in Iraq from Fallujah to Ramadi, Marine Tony Wan spotted a slight disturbance on the path. Following his training to question his suspicions, he drove closer. When he realized it was an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) it was too late, and before he could turn back and [...]

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Marine thwarts rape in Whitestone
Marine thwarts rape in Whitestone
Top Stories Bob Doda 10/05/2011 at 2:14PM

While dropping off his daughter at his babysitter’s house in Whitestone at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, September 27, Bryan Teichman – a former marine and current engineering student at Nassau Community College – heard something that sounded like a muffled scream. Upon looking out a window facing the Cross Island Parkway near 148th Street, he [...]