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Historic Tanks Collection

Collectors From Around The World Buy Military Vehicles At Portola Valley Auction

Collectors from around the world have snapped up more than 100 tanks and other military vehicles amassed by a Silicon Valley engineer.

07/13/2014

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Secretive Military Agency Develops Memory-Restoring Brain-Implant With Lawrence Livermore Lab

A device that can be implanted in the brain of patients suffering Alzheimer’s disease or traumatic brain injuries holds the possibility of restoring their memories.

07/08/2014

Two Tesla Model S cars are displayed at a Tesla showroom on November 5, 2013 in Palo Alto, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

As Workforce Expands At Tesla Motors, Company Is Hiring More Veterans

The Palo Alto company has more than 6,000 employees and 5 percent are currently American military veterans.

07/04/2014

Obama delivers statement on Iraq

Obama: U.S. To Send Military Advisers, Not Soldiers, To Iraq

President Barack Obama says the U.S. is prepared to take targeted military actions in Iraq if they would help fight a growing threat from extremist militants. He also says the U.S. is ready to send as many as 300 military advisers to Iraq.

06/19/2014

A veteran returns to his completely remodeled Suisun City home (photo credit: Anna Duckworth)

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.

06/17/2014

Pride Parade

California Military Recruiters Banished From San Francisco Pride

This year there will be no National Guard and no California military presence at San Francisco Pride weekend events — they’ve been banned by the Pride committee.

06/13/2014

Juvenile offenders would have an easier time putting their pasts behind them under bills working their way through the Legislature.

Californians Approve Open Government, Veterans Housing Measures By Wide Margins

California voters handily approved ballot measures Tuesday requiring that local governments pay the cost of making their records and meetings public and redirecting $600 million in bond money to provide housing for low-income veterans.

06/03/2014

U.S. Marine veteran Reese Levasseur at a job fair at NASA Ames in Mountain View, May 29, 2014. (CBS)

NASA Ames Job Fair Helps Wounded Warriors Find High-Tech Work

Hundreds of veterans turned out at a major job fair in Silicon Valley on Thursday, where many high-tech employers were looking to hire former military members.

05/29/2014

President Obama made a surprise visit to Bagram Air Field  in Afghanistan on May 25, 2014. (Saul Loeb/Getty Images)

In Surprise Visit To Afghanistan, Obama Pledges U.S. Will Leave By Year End

On a surprise visit to Afghanistan, President Barack Obama pledged Sunday to bring America’s longest war to a “responsible end” by the close of the year.

05/25/2014

Jefferson Award Winner: Cate Dorr (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Helps Connect Bay Area Veterans With Service Dogs

This week’s Jefferson Award winner runs a unique program that pairs veterans with service dogs. Friendship doesn’t begin to describe their special relationship.

05/21/2014

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