An Army general who carried on a three-year affair with a captain and had two other inappropriate relationships with subordinates was reprimanded and docked $20,000 in pay Thursday, avoiding prison in one of the military’s most closely watched courts-martial.
An independent commission led by a former U.S. surgeon general has concluded there “is no compelling medical reason” for the U.S. armed forces to prohibit transgender Americans from serving and that President Barack Obama could lift the decades-old ban without approval from Congress, according to a report being released Thursday.
Soldiers carry them into battle, fly them high over foreign bases, and triumphantly carry them in processions, but those stars and stripes, until now, have often been made in China.
During the Cold War, Mount Tamalpais was altered to make way for nuclear missiles. Now, a unique collaboration of federal, state and local agencies will try to begin fixing the damage with a multimillion dollar project.
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.
A San Jose Army veteran is asking for the public’s help to find his service dog who ran off Tuesday afternoon.
Firefighters contained a grass fire that burned about 170 acres near the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin Tuesday afternoon and sent a plume of smoke into the sky that could be seen for miles.
Two Bay Area women spent Wednesday trying on wedding gowns as they plan for their respective weddings in the shadow of military deployment.
Sony Pictures and some of the nation’s biggest theater chains will allow members of the military and their guests to see “White House Down” for free…
Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner called on Gov. Jerry Brown Monday to support spending provisions recently approved by state legislators that would provide $6 million to reduce the long backlog of veterans’ benefit claims in California.