Rep. Barbara Lee Slams Obama's Decision To Keep 8.4K Troops In AfghanistanRep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) criticized the White House decision to keep 8,400 U.S. military troops in Afghanistan through the end of the year.
Facebook Inadvertently Declares State Of War In Philippines With Independence Day MessageFacebook issued an apology after inadvertently declaring a state of war in the Philippines with an Independence Day message.
Hayward Memorial Wall Honoring Gulf, Iraq, Afghanistan War VetsA traveling war memorial wall will be up for one more day on Memorial Day in Hayward to honor members of the United States armed forces who lost their lives in The Gulf War, Iraq War and Afghanistan War.
Research Shows PTSD Could Take Years Off A Veteran's LifeAs if returning from the battlefield with Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome wasn’t bad enough, new research shows that war can take years off a veteran’s life as well.
Concord Man From Afghanistan Survives Taliban War, Refugee Desperation To Graduate From CollegeAfter surviving war in his homeland as a boy along with years as a refugee in hopeless conditions, a young Afghan man whose family resettled in Concord has graduated from college and is now setting his sights even higher.
San Francisco Veterans Struggle With Life On The Streets; Memories Of Wartime20 percent of those who enjoy a free meal at St. Anthony's Diner in San Francisco's Tenderloin are veterans. KCBS talks to some of the vets this Memorial Day who've endured hardships even after the war.
Bay Area Veteran Trains $15K PTSD Therapy Dogs To Help Others Heal From WarVeterans coming home from war are finding that dogs are one of the best ways to cope with PTSD. But the dogs are very expensive to train and are currently not covered by the Veterans Affairs.
GOP Budget Targets Boosts War Spending, Takes Aim At Affordable Care ActHouse and Senate GOP negotiators are sealing agreement on a budget blueprint that would enable Republicans to more easily target the Affordable Care Act while delivering an almost $40 billion budget boost to the Pentagon.
Santa Cruz Surfing Program Connects Troubled Veterans, Saves LivesA Santa Cruz surfing program connects wounded and troubled veterans, who may be suicidal or suffering from PTSD, to not only one another, but to nature’s gnarly waves.
Bay Area Veteran Visits Vietnam On 50th Anniversary Of U.S. LandingA Bay Area veteran visited the shores of Vietnam on the 50th anniversary of the U.S. troops landing there.
Can The U.S. Combat ISIS Without Playing Into The Terrorist Group’s Strategies?Will it take United States military ground intervention to defeat ISIS or the Islamic State or does that play into the plans of these radicals? We talked to an Iranian studies expert specializing in international relations.
Oldest Survivor Of USS Arizona From Pearl Harbor Attack Dies At 100 In Yuba CityThe oldest living crew member of the battleship USS Arizona to have survived the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor has died in Northern California at the age of 100.