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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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Dad Of Dead Tracy Soldier Urges Army To Help Troops Fight Depression

The father of a soldier from Tracy, who apparently took his own life on a military base in Afghanistan, wants the military to do more to help returning vets cope with the atrocities they see in war.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/03/2011

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Bay Area Defense Contractor Uses Smartphone Technology To Help Young Soldiers

Lockheed Martin has begun testing a new communications network that was created with young, tech-savvy soldiers in mind.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/08/2010

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