National Guard

National Guardsmen assigned to the 578th Brigade Engineer Battalion, and the 1st Battalion, 18th Cavalry, 79th Infantry Brigade Combat Team help extinguish a small fire while battling the Rocky Fire near Clear Lake, Aug. 12, 2015. (Department of Defense)

National Guard Troops Join California Wildfire Fight

Hundreds of California National Guard soldiers and airmen have been added to the fight against wildfires throughout the state, according to the Pentagon.

08/17/2015

Wragg fire (CBS SF)

National Guard Sending Helicopter Fleet To Aid Firefighters Battling 14 Northern California Wildfires

The California National Guard is sending in a fleet of helicopters to back up firefighters battling flames raging across the northern half of the state.

07/30/2015

(CBS)

Pentagon Says U.S. Couldn’t Thwart Major Cyber Attack, Recruiting Tech Experts From Silicon Valley

Pentagon officials say the Defense Department still doesn’t have the capabilities and resources needed to defend against a major cyberattack from another nation or other tech-savvy criminals.

04/14/2015

(Photo by Dave Kennedy/Getty Images)

San Francisco-Based National Guard Batallion May Be Headed To West Africa Ebola Fight

A unit of the California Army National Guard has been ordered to mobilize for possible deployment to West Africa to support U.S. and international efforts to fight the deadly Ebola virus.

11/17/2014

Reggie Wayne #87 of the Indianapolis Colts. (credit: Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Reggie Wayne’s 4 Most Ridiculous Colts Training Camp Entrances

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne has earned a reputation for his flashy training camp arrivals and this year was no different. In keeping with tradition, Wayne stepped up his training camp arrival game.

07/24/2014

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

Members of Dykes on Bikes roll down Market St. to kickoff the 43rd annual San Francisco Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Pride Celebration & Parade June 30, 2013, in San Francisco, California. The annual S.F. Pride Parade occurred just days after same-sex marriages were reinstated in California following the recent Supreme Court rulings. (Photo by Sarah Rice/Getty Images)

National Guard Not Welcome This Time At San Francisco LGBT Pride Weekend; Chelsea Manning Is

Organizers of San Francisco’s pride weekend festivities have yanked the welcome mat away from the National Guard, voting to ban the Guard from setting up a booth at the festival.

06/13/2014

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

(CBS)

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

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