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San Francisco Fleet Week 2011

SF’s Fleet Week Gears Up For Big Weekend With Parade Of Ships Friday

On Friday at 11 a.m., the Parade of Ships will start making its way from the Golden Gate Bridge to various piers along the Embarcadero.

10/10/2014

(Photo credit by AP Photo)

Fleet Week Ramps Up With Blue Angels Practice & Ship Tours Thursday

The roar of the Blue Angels flight squadron will rip through the sky as they perform in practice runs Thursday and Friday afternoon. Fulls shows will go on Saturday and Sunday for the first time in two years.

10/09/2014

(CBS SF)

Fleet Week Kicks Off With Landing Of Osprey Aircraft For Earthquake Preparedness

The U.S. Marines kicked off Fleet Week on Monday with a landing of an Osprey aircraft.

10/06/2014

Alexander Yohn has been charged with murder in a crash that killed 23-year-old Andrew Silva near Fremont Blvd. and Decoto Road in Fremont on March 25, 2014. (Fremont Police Department)

Suspect Charged With Murder In Fremont Motorcycle Crash That Killed Marine

An Emeryville man was charged with murder Thursday for a crash in Fremont early Tuesday morning that killed 23-year-old Andrew Silva of Union City, a U.S. Marine who had recently returned from a tour of duty in Afghanistan.

03/27/2014

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash with a suspected drunk driver in Fremont. (CBS)

Veteran Killed In Fremont Motorcycle Crash; Suspected DUI Driver Arrested

A motorcyclist who was struck and killed by a suspected drunk driver in Fremont early Tuesday morning has been identified as a 23-year-old U.S. Marine who recently returned from a tour of duty in Afghanistan, authorities said.

03/25/2014

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

Marine Staff Sgt. Jason Ross returned to Granada High School in Livermore on April 25, 2013. Ross loss both of his legs during an explosion in Afghanistan in 2011. (CBS)

Livermore Marine Injured In Afghanistan Gets Hero’s Welcome

Marine Staff Sgt. Jason Ross returned to a hero’s welcome in Livermore, two years after losing both of his legs in Afghanistan.

04/25/2013

Police search for evidence on a closed southbound Highway 85 in Cupertino, December 19, 2012. (CBS)

Gunman Sought In Shooting Of Marine Recruiter On Highway 85

Investigators are still searching for a suspect in a multiple-round shooting that shattered some windows of a car driven by a Marine recruiter on Highway 85 near Cupertino on Wednesday

12/20/2012

Police search for evidence on a closed southbound Highway 85 in Cupertino, December 19, 2012. (CBS)

Marine Recruiter Shot At While Driving On Highway 85 In Cupertino

All lanes were reopened on southbound Highway 85 near Cupertino Wednesday afternoon after being shut down for about an hour after someone shot at a U.S. Marine recruiter who was driving on the highway.

12/19/2012

Marine Cpl. Allan DeVillena II of San Jose was fatally shot during a confrontation with police in Palm Springs on November 10, 2012. (Family Photo)

Marine From San Jose Fatally Shot By Police In Palm Springs

Marine Cpl. Allan DeVillena II, 22, died early Saturday morning after suffering gunshot wounds during a confrontation with two officers in a parking garage in Palm Springs.

11/13/2012

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