Police Cite Man Claiming To Collect Donations For Troops Overseas In PetalumaPetaluma police cited one of two men last week who claimed they were soliciting donations to a for-profit company that sends care packages to U.S. troops overseas.
President Obama To Keep 9,800 U.S. Troops In Afghanistan After War EndsPresident Barack Obama says he will seek to bring the U.S. force in Afghanistan down to 9,800 as the American combat mission ends later this year. He then intends to withdraw most those forces by the end of 2016.
LL Cool J & Chris O'Donnell To Host ACM SpecialThe "NCIS: Los Angeles" co-stars is set to co-host "An All-Star Salute to the Troops"
Jefferson Awards: Emergency Troop Support From Bay AreaWhat started with a simple care package for a Marine captain serving in Afghanistan has blossomed into a pipeline of emergency support for service members overseas.
California Lawmakers Helping Battle Unemployment Among National GuardBy some estimates, the unemployment rate of returning National Guard men and women is 5 - 10% higher than the state average. In some units, half of all returning soldiers cannot find work.
Bay Area Charity Trying To Help Overseas Troops Fight Off FluU.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.
Bay Area Afghanis Cheer US Troop DrawdownThe reduction of US forces in Afghanistan is being welcomed by many Afghans living in the Bay Area.
Bay Area Legislators, Support Groups Weigh In Before Obama's Speech On TroopsIn Wednesday's speech, President Barack Obama is expected to outline a plan to bring 5,000 troops home from Afghanistan this summer and another 5,000 by winter or spring of next year.
About The Bay: Bay Area Man Fights For Comforts For TroopsSome soldiers who served in Afghanistan, for instance, said they went weeks - if not months - without even showering.
Boxer In SF Calls For Major Afghanistan Troop ReductionThe 100,000 U.S. troops now stationed in Afghanistan should be trimmed to 10,000 to 25,000 within the next 18 months, Sen. Barbara Boxer said Friday.
Bay Area Care Packages Headed To US Troops In The Middle EastTwo thousand care packages from the Bay Area are now on their way to American troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.
East Bay Lawmaker Collects Holiday Cards For TroopsA Bay Area congressman is looking for help in collecting thousands of holiday cards, with the goal being to get them to our men and women in uniform.