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National Guardsmen assigned to the 578th Brigade Engineer Battalion, and the 1st Battalion, 18th Cavalry, 79th Infantry Brigade Combat Team help extinguish a small fire while battling the Rocky Fire near Clear Lake, Aug. 12, 2015. (Department of Defense)

National Guard Troops Join California Wildfire Fight

Hundreds of California National Guard soldiers and airmen have been added to the fight against wildfires throughout the state, according to the Pentagon.

08/17/2015

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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

Bacillus anthracis. This bacterium causes anthrax with malignant lesions that turn into eschars. If the contamination is not treated the illness spreads through the lymphatic system and the septicemia is rapidly deadly. Optical microscope x 2000. (Getty Images)

Live Anthrax Spores Possibly Sent To Stanford Lab; CDC Now Analyzing

A 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.

05/28/2015

Joseph Jeremy Weber, 28, an Army veteran out of Sunnyvale, was shot and killed by police April 8, 2015 after an alleged liquor-store robbery. (Courtesy: CA DMV)

Army Veteran Suffering PTSD Shot, Killed By Sunnyvale Police Following Armed Robbery

An armed liquor store robbery suspect killed by police officers in Sunnyvale Wednesday morning was identified as an army veteran.

04/14/2015

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New Defense Secretary Wants To Let Transgender Americans Serve In US Military

President Obama is supporting a push by newly appointed Defense Secretary Ashton Carter to allow transgender people to serve in the U.S. military.

02/23/2015

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San Francisco-Based National Guard Batallion May Be Headed To West Africa Ebola Fight

A 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.

11/17/2014

A military vehicle.  (CBS)

City Of Davis Returning $700K Mine-Resistant Military Vehicle Donated By Feds

The city of Davis is returning hundreds of thousands of dollars in military equipment donated by the Federal Government.

10/22/2014

"Yoga Joes" perform (Dan Abramson)

‘Yoga Joe’ Action Figures Raise Awareness Of Benefits Of Yoga For Military Vets

A San Francisco designer’s innovative idea to raise the visibility of his yoga brand is also generating new interest in the fitness routine around the globe.

09/23/2014

Kelsey Young #39 of the Stanford Cardinal runs past a diving Steven Johnson #17 of the Army Black Knights at Stanford Stadium on September 13, 2014 in Palo Alto, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

No. 15 Stanford Rebounds From Loss, Tops Army 35-0

Kevin Hogan threw for 216 yards and four touchdowns, and No. 15 Stanford rebounded from a frustrating loss to Southern California with a 35-0 win over Army on Saturday.

09/13/2014

19-year-old Jeremy Scott of Martinez reunites with his family at SFO on August 15, 2014, following a tour in Afghanistan. (USO / Bay City News Service)

19-Year-Old Martinez Soldier Returns From Afghanistan To Emotional Welcome

A 19-year-old soldier is headed home to Martinez on Friday afternoon after returning from a tour in Afghanistan.

08/15/2014

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