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U.S. Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornets pass over the Golden Gate Bridge during a practice performance ahead of the Fleet Week air show in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fleet Week Returns To Bay Area With Blue Angels, Ship Parade Following Year Of Budget Cuts

It’s a San Francisco tradition celebrating military service that draws in tens of thousands of people to the waterfront. Here’s when and where you can watch.

10/10/2014

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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

Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornet (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mayor Ed Lee Announces Return of The Blue Angels To Fleet Week 2014

Mayor Lee also points out the importance of disaster preparedness…

09/10/2014

US Vice-President Joe Biden  (JOHAN ORDONEZ/Getty Images)

Biden: Protecting Gay Rights Trumps Cultural Traditions

Vice President Joe Biden declared that protecting gay rights is a defining mark of a civilized nation takes precedence over national cultures and social traditions.

06/26/2014

Vietnam veteran Warlito Moises receives his service medal in Vallejo, California on June 5, 2014. (Anna Duckworth/CBS)

Vietnam Veteran Receives Long Overdue Medals In Special Ceremony At Mare Island

70-year-old Warlito Moises from Vallejo received his medals on Thursday, nearly 50 years after the end of his tour for the Navy

06/05/2014

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Navy Tests Will Determine If Radiation Is Lurking In The Soil On Treasure Island

For years, people living on Treasure Island have been concerned the ground beneath their feet is radioactive and dangerous. A final test slated for this summer doesn’t make some residents feel any more at ease.

05/31/2014

Retired U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander Ted Robinson. (CBS)

WWII Veteran Recounts Story Of Saving JFK From PT 109 During San Rafael Event

A retired Lieutenant Commander credited with rescuing John F. Kennedy during World War II recounted his experience in front of a packed crowd in San Rafael Monday.

05/26/2014

The Kaufman family comes ashore after arriving in San Diego aboard the USS Vandergift, April 9, 2014. (U.S. Navy)

Family With Sick Child Rescued At Sea Arrives In San Diego Aboard Navy Ship

A Navy warship carrying a family whose sailboat broke down in the Pacific Ocean with a sick toddler arrived on Wednesday in San Diego.

04/09/2014

The envelope of the mystery letter from Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal. (CBS)

Mystery Letter From Navy Secretary Delivered To Richmond Home 67 Years Late

A letter from the top man at the U.S. Navy to a Bay Area woman has finally been delivered, more than six decades after it was sent.

12/12/2013

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Navy Cleanup Forces Treasure Island Residents To Move

Residents in two dozen homes on San Francisco’s Treasure Island were notified this week that they will have to move because of the U.S. Navy’s ongoing cleanup on the island.

11/27/2013

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