Catholic Teen from Brooklyn Identified 71 Years After MIA in Korean War

Raymond Smith, 18, became missing in action during the Battle of Chosin Reservoir in December 1950. He is home now, after military forensic experts used DNA to identify his remains. His sister’s son said she was heartbroken for several decades over the loss, but now has closure.

Brooklyn’s Memorial Day Parade Makes a Comeback, of Sorts

The Brooklyn Memorial Day Parade will take place on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, at 11 a.m. — with a twist. Instead of marching on foot, participants will be driving in a caravan of antique cars and military vehicles like Jeeps and Humvees.