First Transgender Soldiers Seek Formal Army RecognitionWithin weeks of the Pentagon allowing transgender service members to serve openly, Army officials said 10 soldiers have formally asked to be recognized as their new, preferred gender.
Walnut Creek Soldier Dies After 1st Day Of Army Ranger TrainingA 21-year-old soldier from Walnut Creek died after falling ill during his first day of U.S. Army Ranger School in Georgia earlier this week, Army officials said.
Veteran's Service Dog Goes Missing On Fourth Of JulyA Bay Area veteran is desperately looking for her lost service dog.
Game Time Salute Honors Army Veteran Jerome "JT" TaylorFor Jerome "JT" Taylor, the Army provided him with more than just the opportunity to earn money for college, it also instilled within him the skills and values that would serve him well after his time in the service ended.
Ex-Army Specialist From Stockton Gets Prison For Taking Bribe In AfghanistanA former U.S. Army specialist from Stockton was sentenced in federal court in San Jose Tuesday to two years and six months in prison for accepting a $20,000 bribe to allow a local truck driver to take 12,000 gallons of fuel from a military base in eastern Afghanistan.
National Guard Troops Join California Wildfire FightHundreds of California National Guard soldiers and airmen have been added to the fight against wildfires throughout the state, according to the Pentagon.
Pentagon Announces Plan Aimed At Lifting Transgender BanDefense 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.
Live Anthrax Spores Possibly Sent To Stanford Lab; CDC Now AnalyzingA vial shipment sent to a Stanford lab last July may have contained small quantities of live anthrax spores, but officials say there is no threat to public safety.
Army Veteran Suffering PTSD Shot, Killed By Sunnyvale Police Following Armed RobberyAn armed liquor store robbery suspect killed by police officers in Sunnyvale Wednesday morning was identified as an army veteran.
New Defense Secretary Wants To Let Transgender Americans Serve In US MilitaryPresident Obama is supporting a push by newly appointed Defense Secretary Ashton Carter to allow transgender people to serve in the U.S. military.
San Francisco-Based National Guard Batallion May Be Headed To West Africa Ebola FightA unit of the California Army National Guard has been ordered to mobilize for possible deployment to West Africa to support U.S. and international efforts to fight the deadly Ebola virus.
City Of Davis Returning $700K Mine-Resistant Military Vehicle Donated By FedsThe city of Davis is returning hundreds of thousands of dollars in military equipment donated by the Federal Government.

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