Marine Corps

Athena Brattin Cain, Miss Sonoma County. (CBS)

Reigning Miss Sonoma County Foregoes Crown To Join Marines

Athena Brattin Cain is the reigning Miss Sonoma County, but her tenure will be cut short. That’s because in just a few days, she will be report for duty to the United States Marine Corps boot camp in South Carolina.

08/05/2015

Gregory Allen. (Marin Independent-Journal)

Marine Corps Says Marin County Gym Owner Is Not A Decorated War Vet

The House of Steel Gym is where Gregory Allen has molded men and women. His program here trains wannabe recruits and Allen claims he has helped 110 of them.

05/01/2015

Rob Jones, a Marine veteran and double amputee, rode his bicycle through San Francisco as part of a nationwide ride on March 25, 2014. (CBS)

Veteran, Amputee On Nationwide Bike Ride Makes Bay Area Stop

A Marine who lost both legs fighting in Afghanistan made a stop in the Bay Area on Tuesday, as part of a nationwide bike ride for charity.

03/25/2014

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Oakland Coliseum Honors Marine Who Saved Jumper After Raiders Game

Donnie Navidad never gave a second thought as he rushed to save a woman who had jumped from the top of the Oakland Coliseum last November, the former Marine said after a ceremony Friday to honor his heroism.

02/21/2014

Stephanie Lee tries on a wedding gown. (CBS)

Bridal Shop Offers Free Wedding Gowns To Military Wives

Two Bay Area women spent Wednesday trying on wedding gowns as they plan for their respective weddings in the shadow of military deployment.

07/18/2013