Army

Kevin Hogan

Upcoming Army Game Has Special Meaning For Shaw, Stanford

Stanford coach David Shaw sat his players down this week to make sure they understood this year’s annual East Coast trip carries special meaning.

09/10/2013

President Barack Obama presents US Army Staff Sergeant Ty M. Carter the Medal of Honor during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House August 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Antioch Soldier Receives Medal Of Honor, Recalls Harrowing Afghan Battle

An Antioch soldier received the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama at the White House Monday for his bravery in a deadly 2009 battle in Afghanistan that killed several of his fellow servicemen.

08/26/2013

Santa Cruz police Sgt. Loran "Butch" Baker (left) and detective Elizabeth Butler were shot and killed during an altercation with a suspect on February 26, 2013. (Santa Cruz Police Department)

Records: Army Allowed Santa Cruz Police Shooter To Resign

Records show the Army commander of a former soldier who gunned down two California police detectives had allowed him to resign from the military instead of face a court-martial when he was twice accused of rape.

04/17/2013

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San Jose Soldier Among Several Killed In Afghanistan Attack

Delfin Santos Jr., 24, died Saturday in Kandahar after he was fatally injured in an enemy attack that involved a vehicle-based improvised explosive device in the Zabul province.

04/09/2013

Clinton Romesha, a former active duty Army Staff Sergeant, stands after he was presented with the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry by U.S. President Barack Obama at the White House February 11, 2013 in Washington, DC. Romesha received the Medal of Honor for actions during combat operations against an armed enemy at Combat Outpost Keating, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan on October 3, 2009. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Northern California Army Vet Receives Medal Of Honor For Afghan Fight

A veteran who helped “defend the indefensible” at a vulnerable Army outpost in Afghanistan received the nation’s highest award for military valor Monday at a tearful White House ceremony that also honored the eight men who did not survive a Taliban attack.

02/11/2013

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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

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