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Several Bay Area Events Planned To Mark Veterans Day

Residents throughout the Bay Area are honoring those who have served this weekend at various Veterans Day ceremonies, parades and memorials.

11/09/2012

U.S. Army mortar men from the 2-27th Infantry Regiment fire mortars at a Taliban position (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Afghan Surge Failed

With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.

09/29/2012

Former Army Sergeant Drew Cameron, director of the Combat Paper project. (CBS)

Bay Area Veterans Turn Old Uniforms Into Art

U.S. Army veterans are taking their old uniforms and transforming them into a work of art, thanks to the Combat Paper Project.

09/25/2012

A U.S. Postal Service delivery van. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mountain View Post Office May Be Named After Fallen Army Officer

Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Palo Alto) announced a bill Monday to rename a Mountain View post office after a fallen Mountain View native who was killed while serving in Iraq, the representative’s office said.

09/17/2012

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San Jose Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

A memorial service will be held Wednesday at Joint Base Lewis-McChord for a San Jose soldier who was killed in Afghanistan.

06/12/2012

Sgt. Thomas Fogarty (Department of Defense)

Hundreds Mourn Alameda Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

Family and friends in Alameda are mourning an Army staff sergeant who was killed earlier this month in a bomb blast in Afghanistan.

05/21/2012

Sgt. Thomas Fogarty (Department of Defense)

Soldier From Alameda Killed In Afghanistan

30-year-old Staff Sgt. Thomas Fogarty sustained injuries following an attack by enemy units with an improvised explosive device.

05/08/2012

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KCBS In Depth: PTSD and Stress

An interview with Dr. David Spiegel on the growing issue of post-traumatic stress disorder.

04/08/2012

Specialist Sean Walsh, a California National Guard soldier from San Jose, was killed on November 16, 2011 in Afghanistan’s Khost Province. (Family photo)

Memorial Set For San Jose Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

A public memorial service is planned in San Jose on Thursday for Sean Walsh, a 21-year-old California National Guard soldier from San Jose who was killed nearly two weeks ago while serving in Afghanistan.

11/28/2011

Specialist Sean Walsh, a California National Guard soldier from San Jose, was killed on November 16, 2011 in Afghanistan’s Khost Province. (Family photo)

21-Year-Old Soldier From San Jose Killed In Afghanistan

A U.S. Army soldier from San Jose has been killed in Afghanistan supporting Operation Enduring Freedom, according to a statement issued Friday by the Defense Department.

11/18/2011

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