Swords To Plowshares

The exterior of a Walmart store. (Frederic J. Brown/Getty Images)

Bay Area Organization To Benefit From Walmart’s Plan To Hire 100,000 Veterans

Swords to Plowshares, the San Francisco-based organization that helps train veterans to find jobs, said Wal-Mart’s pledge to hire 100,000 vets over the next five years is a big deal.


Army soldiers walk to where they will board buses to fly home. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images,)

Bay Area Veterans Face Readjustment Hurdles As Iraq War Ends

As the nearly nine-year war in Iraq draws to a close, Bay Area veterans who are returning home to rejoin their families and resume their civilian lives may face unexpected challenges.



Veterans Honored In Large San Jose Parade

Veterans groups celebrated a moment of silence Thursday at the 11th hour of the 11th day on the 11th month.