Veteran

Occupy Oakland Holds Vigil For Protesting Vet

$4.5M Settlement Reached For Iraq War Vet Injured In Occupy Oakland Protest

An Iraq War veteran who was critically wounded when he was hit in the head with a police projectile during a 2011 Occupy Oakland protest will receive a $4.5 million settlement from the city of Oakland, his attorneys announced Friday.

03/21/2014

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Iraq Veteran Volunteers To Guard Central Valley Elementary School

The feel-good story of a former U.S. marine standing guard outside a local elementary school doesn’t feel so good the day after.

12/20/2012

Protesters rally for International Worker's Day outside the Alameda County Court House on May 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. Demonstrators have called for nation-wide May Day strikes to protest economic inequality and political corruption. (Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Iraq War Veteran Injured During Oakland Occupy Suing Alameda County For Abuse

An Iraq War veteran who was seriously hurt during a police raid on an Occupy Oakland encampment last year is suing Alameda County for abuse during his 18 hours in jail.

11/27/2012

Kenyon Martin #2 of the Los Angeles moves the ball against the San Antonio Spurs in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NBA Playoffs.  (Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Kenyon Martin Could Add Depth To Warriors Frontcourt

The Golden State Warriors were quiet suitors in the Dwight Howardsweepstakes, but they dropped out in the early days of July. Kenyon Martin doesn’t fit Howard’s superstar role, but his caginess would add a necessary element to Golden State’s roster.

07/13/2012

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Jefferson Award Winner Brings Art Therapy To Bay Area Vets

After 23 years in the Air Force, flying 150 missions over Vietnam and earning 3 distinguished flying crosses, this week’s Jefferson Award winner is turning his talents to a mission on solid ground: creating a unique program for other Bay Area veterans.

05/30/2012

Alviso: Mallard Slough & Environmental Education Center (baytrail.abag.ca.gov)

Stranded South Bay Boater Airlifted To Safety

A boater who went out duck hunting Tuesday and got stuck overnight several miles from San Jose’s Alviso Marina was found cold but in good condition Wednesday morning.

01/18/2012

Carl Clark. (CBS)

WWII Navy Vet Receives Long Overdue Honor At Moffett Field

In the naval battles of the Second World War, there were many acts of heroism. But what Carl Clark did wasn’t recognized until Tuesday at Moffett Field

01/17/2012

Army Specialist Anthony Gadd, an Iraq War veteran, sits inside his Volkswagen Golf on December 2, 2011. Gadd’s car was restored by a group of mechanics who donated materials and their time. (CBS)

Bay Area Iraq Vet’s Car Gets Makeover

As a sign of gratitude, a Bay Area group has made an Iraq war veteran’s homecoming a little more special, by restoring his car for free.

12/03/2011

Scott Olsen, Iraq War veteran, on ground bleeding from head wound after being struck by a projectile during Occupy Oakland protest. (AP Photo)

Injured Veteran Plans To Resume Protests After Occupy Oakland Clash

In his first statement since being seriously injured during a clash between Oakland police and Occupy demonstrators, Scott Olsen said he is feeling a lot better.

11/14/2011

Occupy Oakland protesters march towards

2nd Iraq War Veteran Hurt In Occupy Oakland Protest Arrests

A friend of the second Iraq war veteran hospitalized after getting hurt at an Occupy Oakland protest said the man wasn’t participating in the demonstration when he was injured and arrested.

11/05/2011

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