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30-Year Walnut Creek Police Veteran Charged For Allegedly Beating Woman In Richmond With Baseball Bat

A Walnut Creek police officer has been charged for allegedly donning a mask and beating a woman with a baseball bat in Richmond last month.

09/08/2014

Brandon Del Fiorentino, a Marine veteran, was shot near his Antioch home on August 1, 2014. (Facebook)

Decorated Marine Veteran Who Survived Three Tours Of Duty In Iraq Shot Near His Antioch Home

A decorated, former Marine hospitalized recovering from a shooting near his home in Antioch.

08/05/2014

Angelina Jolie & Louis Zamperini (credit: Universal Pictures)

‘Unbroken': First Trailer For Angelina Jolie’s Louis Zamperini Biopic Released

Preview the Jolie-directed film about the late Olympian and World War II hero, here…

07/11/2014

A veteran returns to his completely remodeled Suisun City home (photo credit: Anna Duckworth)

Community Chips In To Completely Remodel Returning Marine Corps Vet’s Suisun City Home

U.S. Marine Corps Master Sergeant Jack Bernardo came back from the airport to his Suisun City home to find the community had pitched in and completely remodeled it.

06/17/2014

An Iraqi security officer stands guard as Iraqi civilians wait to volunteer to join the fight against a major offensive by jihadists in northern Iraq, on June 12, 2014, in the central Shiite Muslim shrine city of Najaf. Fighters from the Sunni Muslim Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) were, according to some accounts  advancing on Baghdad after over-running the cities of Mosul and Tikrit in recent days.  (HAIDAR HAMDANI/AFP/Getty Images)

War Veterans Watch In Horror As Iraqi Towns They Fought For Fall To ISIS Terrorists

“It’s like a punch in the gut,” is how one Bay Area Iraq War veteran describes news today that Mosul, Tikrit, Ninevah, and so many other Iraqi cities have now fallen to the terrorist army known as ISIS.

06/12/2014

Vietnam veteran Warlito Moises receives his service medal in Vallejo, California on June 5, 2014. (Anna Duckworth/CBS)

Vietnam Veteran Receives Long Overdue Medals In Special Ceremony At Mare Island

70-year-old Warlito Moises from Vallejo received his medals on Thursday, nearly 50 years after the end of his tour for the Navy

06/05/2014

An open air pit used to burn trash at a base in Iraq. (Gwen Chiaramonte)

Veterans Returning Home From Iraq, Afghanistan Point To Open Air Burn Pits As New ‘Agent Orange’

Hundreds of veterans coming back from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are falling ill and many are dying of what’s being called the new “Agent Orange”: open air burn pits.

05/20/2014

Alexander Yohn has been charged with murder in a crash that killed 23-year-old Andrew Silva near Fremont Blvd. and Decoto Road in Fremont on March 25, 2014. (Fremont Police Department)

Suspect Charged With Murder In Fremont Motorcycle Crash That Killed Marine

An Emeryville man was charged with murder Thursday for a crash in Fremont early Tuesday morning that killed 23-year-old Andrew Silva of Union City, a U.S. Marine who had recently returned from a tour of duty in Afghanistan.

03/27/2014

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash with a suspected drunk driver in Fremont. (CBS)

Veteran Killed In Fremont Motorcycle Crash; Suspected DUI Driver Arrested

A motorcyclist who was struck and killed by a suspected drunk driver in Fremont early Tuesday morning has been identified as a 23-year-old U.S. Marine who recently returned from a tour of duty in Afghanistan, authorities said.

03/25/2014

Rob Jones, a Marine veteran and double amputee, rode his bicycle through San Francisco as part of a nationwide ride on March 25, 2014. (CBS)

Veteran, Amputee On Nationwide Bike Ride Makes Bay Area Stop

A Marine who lost both legs fighting in Afghanistan made a stop in the Bay Area on Tuesday, as part of a nationwide bike ride for charity.

03/25/2014

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