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Stanford To Discuss Return Of ROTC

Stanford University is mulling the return of the U.S. military’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program after nearly 40 years.

CBS San Francisco–01/20/2011

Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Mateo, center, applauds Army staff sgt. Felino Coronel Punsalan, 92, right, during a news conference in San Mateo on Monday, Jan. 10, 2011. Speier announced at a news conference to introduce her bill that would make all WWII Filipino veterans eligible for the same benefits as other U.S. veterans from WWII. (AP)

Speier Seeks To Extend Military Benefits To Filipino WWII Vets

Rep. Jackie Speier on Thursday introduced a bill in Congress that seeks to make Filipino veterans of World War II eligible for the same benefits available to U.S. veterans.

CBS San Francisco–01/10/2011

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ROTC May Be Welcomed Back To Stanford After ‘Don’t Ask’ Repeal

Now that the president has signed the repeal of the military’s ban on openly gay service personnel, colleges nationwide may be reconsidering their affiliations with Reserve Officer Training Corps, or ROTC.


Former U.S. Navy Commander Zoe Dunning looks on at President Barack Obama’s signing of the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell repeal. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

San Francisco Veteran Joins Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Repeal Signing

A bill allowing openly gay people to serve in the military was signed into law by President Obama Wednesday, and a military veteran from San Francisco was one of the people invited to Washington to join the president in celebrating the new legislation.

CBS San Francisco–12/22/2010

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‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Opponents Request Accelerated Hearing

A gay rights group is asking a federal appeals court to speed up its timeline for considering whether a judge was right to strike down the ban on gays serving openly in the military.

CBS San Francisco–11/19/2010

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Obama Administration Asks High Court Not To Touch Gay Military Ban

The Obama administration urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to keep the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy on gays in the military in place while a federal appeals court in San Francisco considers the issue.

CBS San Francisco–11/10/2010

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GOP Gay Rights Group Fights ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

When he left the Bush administration in 2009, R. Clarke Cooper decided he had to raise his voice.

CBS San Francisco–10/21/2010

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San Francisco Court Keeps ‘Don’t Ask Don’t Tell’ For Now

A San Francisco federal appeals court says the military should keep in place its “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy for now.

CBS San Francisco–10/20/2010

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Military Recruiters Told To Accept Gay Applicants After SoCal Ruling

The military is accepting openly gay recruits for the first time in the nation’s history, even as it tries in the courts to slow the movement to abolish its “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.

CBS San Francisco–10/19/2010

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Judge Likely To Deny Government On ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Order

A federal judge said on Monday that she is learning toward denying a government request to delay her order halting the military from enforcing its ban on openly gay troops.

CBS San Francisco–10/18/2010