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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

A child adjusts a flag on a grave at the San Francisco National Cemetery in the Presidio. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Military Graves Mismarked At 2 Bay Area Cemeteries

The Veterans Affairs Department is trying to contact family members about mistaken grave markings at a pair of Bay Area military cemeteries.

03/08/2012

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As Iraq War Ends, Vallejo Soldiers Head To Kuwait

On the same day that an official end to the war in Iraq was signaled by US officials, more than a dozen soldiers from an army reserve unit in Vallejo are headed back to the Middle East.

12/15/2011

U.S. Army mortar men from the 2-27th Infantry Regiment fire mortars at a Taliban position on September 2, 2011 at Observation Post Mustang in Kunar Province, Afghanistan. (John Moore/Getty Images)

SF Supervisors Pass Resolution Urging Military Spending Cuts, End To Wars

San Francisco supervisors are once again considering a resolution regarding U.S. military policy – this time the issue is military spending.

12/06/2011

Bay Area Charity Trying To Help Overseas Troops Fight Off Flu

U.S. troops stationed in Afghanistan have been battling a stubborn foe in recent months, the common flu virus. Now, a charity that started in the Bay Area is facing hurdles trying to get equipment overseas to help ailing soldiers.

09/22/2011

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American Legion Leader Claims San Francisco Unfriendly To Vets

A top American Legion official has accused the San Francisco Board of Trustees of being “veteran unfriendly” for rejecting a proposed veterans job center.

CBS San Francisco–05/12/2011

SF Appeals Court Blasts VA Mental Health Care System

Noting that an average of 18 veterans a day commit suicide, a federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Department of Veterans Affairs to dramatically overhaul its mental health care system.

CBS San Francisco–05/10/2011

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