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National Guard

A U.S. Air Force Block 40 F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Andy Dunaway/Released)

Pilot Survives Fighter Jet Crash During Training Mission Near Fresno

A California Air National Guard fighter jet crashed during a routine training mission but the pilot safely ejected.

12/28/2012

East Coast Begins To Clean Up And Assess Damage From Hurricane Sandy

Bay Area Provides Aid To East Coast In Aftermath Of Sandy

After superstorm Sandy made landfall Monday evening and continued to wreak havoc along the Eastern Seaboard from Virginia to Massachusetts, the Bay Area is responding to the natural disaster.

10/30/2012

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3 Teens Arrested In Half Moon Bay Wearing Military Gear Stolen From National Guard

Three juveniles on Friday were arrested in Half Moon Bay driving a replica police vehicle and wearing military gear that had been stolen from a California National Guardsman, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.

09/18/2012

Mitt Romney speaks to the National Guard Association (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Opinion: Even On 9/11 Obama And Romney Can’t Resist Political Attacks

The thought of going an entire day without political campaigning out respect of those who lost their lives on 9/11/2001 was a nice and extremely appropriate thought. However, disappointing to many, it wasn’t the respectful day totally without political bickering that was expected by many who were watching and listening.

09/12/2012

A Boeing Chinook CH-47 helicopter. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Steven R. Doty)

National Guard Helicopter, Trailer Vandalized At Ukiah Airport

An Army National Guard Chinook helicopter was vandalized while parked at the Ukiah airport Sunday night.

09/11/2012

(Photo by Dave Kennedy/Getty Images)

California Lawmakers Helping Battle Unemployment Among National Guard

By some estimates, the unemployment rate of returning National Guard men and women is 5 – 10% higher than the state average. In some units, half of all returning soldiers cannot find work.

04/02/2012

Protesters attempt to block an entrance to the Port of Oakland on December 12, 2011. (Kimberly White/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Vows To Help Battle Port Of Oakland Shutdowns

Governor Jerry Brown said that it won’t take the National Guard, but he’s ready to help Oakland Mayor Jean Quan keep the port open the next time Occupy Oakland tries to shut it down. The end of year meeting with reporters was the first time that Brown spoke out on the Occupy movement.

12/28/2011

A young girl waits for the arrival of the 297th Medical Company of the California National Guard at their San Mateo Armory headquarters, December 2, 2011. (CBS)

Early Holiday Homecoming For Bay Area National Guard Unit

Family and friends gathered in San Mateo Friday morning to welcome home more than 60 specialized California National Guard soldiers from their deployment in Iraq.

12/02/2011

Specialist Sean Walsh, a California National Guard soldier from San Jose, was killed on November 16, 2011 in Afghanistan’s Khost Province. (Family photo)

Fallen San Jose Soldier’s Body Returns Home

The remains of Sean Walsh, a 21-Year-Old National Guard soldier from San Jose, arrived at Moffett Federal Airfield Wednesday. Walsh died on Nov. 16 from injuries he suffered during combat operations in Afghanistan.

11/30/2011

Carson City shooting

Victims Of Carson City Shooting Rampage Identified

One was an Iraq War veteran who loved military history. Another was an Afghanistan war vet and fitness buff. Still another would bring in cupcakes for colleagues when they got promotions.

09/07/2011

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