Bay Area Project Helps Veterans Share War Stories Through Their TattoosAs communities hold parades and lay wreaths this Veterans’ Day to honor men and women in uniform, some returning vets are taking off their shirts to reveal their war stories in the form of tattoos.
Community Chips In To Completely Remodel Returning Marine Corps Vet's Suisun City Home U.S. Marine Corps Master Sergeant Jack Bernardo came back from the airport to his Suisun City home to find the community had pitched in and completely remodeled it.
$4.5M Settlement Reached For Iraq War Vet Injured In Occupy Oakland Protest An Iraq War veteran who was critically wounded when he was hit in the head with a police projectile during a 2011 Occupy Oakland protest will receive a $4.5 million settlement from the city of Oakland, his attorneys announced Friday.
Bay Area Residents Reflect On Iraq War 10 Years After U.S. InvasionTo mark 10 years since U.S. military troops invaded Iraq, a number of Bay Area residents were highlighting the war’s impact Tuesday.
Iraq War Veteran Injured During Oakland Occupy Suing Alameda County For AbuseAn Iraq War veteran who was seriously hurt during a police raid on an Occupy Oakland encampment last year is suing Alameda County for abuse during his 18 hours in jail.
Helmets To Hardhats Connects Returning Vets To Silicon Valley Construction JobsHelmets to Hardhats, a nationally recognized program, is working with the Silicon Valley construction trade to train veterans for jobs.
San Francisco ‘Veterans Alley’ Mural To List Soldiers Killed In IraqVeterans on Wednesday began painting the names of the 4,484 U.S. soldiers who were killed during the Iraq War on a mural in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District.
Body Near Santa Clara County Orchard Is Mother Of Iraq VetThe body of a missing Gilroy woman, mother of an Iraq War vet who killed his young sister before killing himself last week, was found Thursday near a well-known orchard in unincorporated Santa Clara County, according to Gilroy police.
Injured Occupy Oakland Protester To File Claim Against CityScott Olsen, an Occupy Oakland protester seriously injured during an October demonstration, plans to file a claim against the city of Oakland, his attorney said Friday.
VA Hopes Gilroy Headlines Won’t Prevent Veterans From Seeking PTSD TreatmentThe U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is hoping Thursday’s murder-suicide involving an Iraq War vet does not discourage vets with PTSD to seek treatment.
No Sign Of Gilroy Mother After Iraq Vet Murder-SuicideThe search continued for a missing woman whose son -- 27-year-old Iraq War veteran Abel Gutierrez—is believed to have fatally shot his 11-year-old sister before turning the gun on himself in the family’s Gilroy apartment Wednesday night, police said.
Iraq War Vet, Young Sister Dead In Gilroy Murder-Suicide; Mother MissingA 27-year-old Iraq War veteran was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound near the body of his sister inside their Gilroy apartment on Wednesday night, and investigators consider the case a murder-suicide, police said Thursday.