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Plane With Unconscious Pilot At Controls Plunges Into Ocean 460 Miles Off Point Reyes

U.S. Coast Guard officials said they have suspended a search Friday afternoon for the pilot of an experimental aircraft that crashed off of Point Reyes Thursday night.

08/14/2015

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Pentagon Announces Plan Aimed At Lifting Transgender Ban

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said he is creating a working group that will review the policies and determine if lifting the ban would have any impact on the military’s ability to be ready for battle.

07/13/2015

In a testing procedure, the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle taxis on the flightline March 30, 2010, at the Astrotech facility in Titusville, FLa. (US Air Force)

Air Force Launches Mystery Space Plane Into Orbit

This is the fourth X-37B mission for the military research program, which is shrouded in secrecy.

05/20/2015

Boeing X-37b experimental military spaceplane (Photo by Boeing)

U.S. Air Force’s ‘Secretive’ X-37B Shuttle To Land In California After 671 Days In Space

The U.S. military can’t wait to get its hands on an unmanned space plane that’s due to land at Vandenberg Air Force Base in Southern California near Santa Maria.

10/14/2014

Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Largest Free Hotel For Veterans Undergoing Medical Care Opens In Palo Alto

The largest free hotel for veterans undergoing medical care has opened in Palo Alto. The $17 million state-of-the-art Defenders Lodge can accommodate up to 104 vets.

10/09/2013

A U.S. Air Force Block 40 F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Andy Dunaway/Released)

Body Of Missing Air Force Pilot Found In Adriatic Sea

The body of a U.S. Air Force pilot whose F-16 fighter jet went missing Monday during a nighttime training mission has been found in the Adriatic Sea.

01/31/2013

CHP Helicopter

Sunnyvale Air Force Doctor, Friend Recount Shasta Survival Story

While awaiting a rescue helicopter, they ended up saving one of the paramedics who was there to save them.

07/11/2012

DADT

Airman Discharged Despite Obama’s Lingering DADT Repeal

The Air Force has confirmed the discharge of a member due to sexual orientation despite President Obama and Congress’ pending repeal of DADT.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/03/2011

Allen Telescope Array, ATA, UC Berkeley, SETI Institute

Mountain View’s SETI Institute Suspends Search For Alien Life

The SETI Institute in Mountain View has suffered a major financial setback and as a result, is shutting down its deep space listening program.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/26/2011

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Veterans Honored In Large San Jose Parade

Veterans groups celebrated a moment of silence Thursday at the 11th hour of the 11th day on the 11th month.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/11/2010