Soldiers

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

The helicopter was carrying six Marines and two Nepalese army soldiers. (CBS SF)

Bodies Spotted With Wreckage Of Missing US Helicopter In Nepal

Devastating news for friends and family of some U.S. Marines as searchers have found the wreckage of an American helicopter in Nepal.

05/15/2015

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New Defense Secretary Wants To Let Transgender Americans Serve In US Military

President Obama is supporting a push by newly appointed Defense Secretary Ashton Carter to allow transgender people to serve in the U.S. military.

02/23/2015

"Yoga Joes" perform (Dan Abramson)

‘Yoga Joe’ Action Figures Raise Awareness Of Benefits Of Yoga For Military Vets

A San Francisco designer’s innovative idea to raise the visibility of his yoga brand is also generating new interest in the fitness routine around the globe.

09/23/2014

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Rep. Honda Proposes Bill To Keep Military Body Armor ‘Out Of Wrong Hands’

Rep. Mike Honda, D-San Jose, Wednesday announced legislation that would block civilians from accessing military-grade body armor to prevent criminals from using them in gun battles with law enforcement.

08/06/2014

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

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San Ramon Students Getting Hero’s Welcome At School After Letter Campaign To Soldiers

A group of third-graders who started a letter-writing campaign to U.S. soldiers serving in Afghanistan will get a hero’s welcome at school in San Ramon on Wednesday morning.

05/22/2013

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Memorial Day Celebrations Around The Bay

Commemoration of all the men and women who have died in military service takes place at parks and cemeteries around the Bay Area.

04/23/2013

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Service Members File Lawsuit In SF Court Alleging Sex Assaults

A lawsuit has been filed in federal court in San Francisco alleging current and former members of the U.S. military were sexually assaulted while serving.

09/28/2012

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KCBS In Depth: PTSD and Stress

An interview with Dr. David Spiegel on the growing issue of post-traumatic stress disorder.

04/08/2012

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