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.
San Francisco supervisors are once again considering a resolution regarding U.S. military policy – this time the issue is military spending.
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.
A top American Legion official has accused the San Francisco Board of Trustees of being “veteran unfriendly” for rejecting a proposed veterans job center.
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.
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.
Lockheed Martin has begun testing a new communications network that was created with young, tech-savvy soldiers in mind.