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Lafayette Crosses (photo courtesy SFGate)

War Memorial Crosses Vandalized In Lafayette

Vandals have knocked down dozens of crosses on a Lafayette hillside that are part of a memorial to U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

08/06/2012

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Veterans Organize Cross-Country Bike Tour

A Bay area organization is hitting the road and taking five veterans on a cross-country bike tour.

07/04/2012

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San Jose Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

A memorial service will be held Wednesday at Joint Base Lewis-McChord for a San Jose soldier who was killed in Afghanistan.

06/12/2012

Tuskegee Airmen arrive at the 43rd NAACP Image Awards held at The Shrine Auditorium on February 17, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Mark Davis/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Tuskegee Airmen Honored At San Francisco Documentary Screening

Several Tuskegee Airmen were in San Francisco Tuesday night to attend a screening of a documentary that tells the story…

02/22/2012

U.S. Army mortar men from the 2-27th Infantry Regiment fire mortars at a Taliban position on September 2, 2011 at Observation Post Mustang in Kunar Province, Afghanistan. (John Moore/Getty Images)

SF Supervisors Pass Resolution Urging Military Spending Cuts, End To Wars

San Francisco supervisors are once again considering a resolution regarding U.S. military policy – this time the issue is military spending.

12/06/2011

Specialist Sean Walsh, a California National Guard soldier from San Jose, was killed on November 16, 2011 in Afghanistan’s Khost Province. (Family photo)

Fallen San Jose Soldier’s Body Returns Home

The remains of Sean Walsh, a 21-Year-Old National Guard soldier from San Jose, arrived at Moffett Federal Airfield Wednesday. Walsh died on Nov. 16 from injuries he suffered during combat operations in Afghanistan.

11/30/2011

An Afghan American woman walks past an American flag in the 'Little Kabul' district of Fremont. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Afghanis Cheer US Troop Drawdown

The reduction of US forces in Afghanistan is being welcomed by many Afghans living in the Bay Area.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/23/2011

Lafayette Crosses (photo courtesy SFGate)

Memorial Day Crowd Gathers At Lafayette Crosses

The small white crosses on a hillside near the Lafayette BART station that represent American service personnel who’ve perished in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan drew the patriotic this Memorial Day holiday

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/30/2011

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American Legion Leader Claims San Francisco Unfriendly To Vets

A top American Legion official has accused the San Francisco Board of Trustees of being “veteran unfriendly” for rejecting a proposed veterans job center.

CBS San Francisco–05/12/2011

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Jefferson Awards: East Bay Woman Treats Veterans With New Therapy

At least one in five Americans who’ve served in Iraq and Afghanistan return with post traumatic stress disorder. An East Bay therapist has found a way to help by offering an effective treatment not widely available to local veterans.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/23/2011

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