A soldier from Pasadena was confirmed killed while on deployment in Afghanistan following reports of a NATO jet mistakenly bombing his unit instead of their Taliban attackers.
More than 57,000 U.S. military veterans have been waiting 90 days or more for their first VA medical appointments, and an additional 64,000 appear to have fallen through the cracks, never getting appointments after enrolling, the government said Monday in a report newly demonstrating how deep and widespread the problem is.
After his death, Salvador Diaz asked to adopt his son’s constant companion.
What once seemed like science fiction is now a reality that is helping a wounded former U.S. Marine change his life.
A mother received the surprise of her life Friday when her son, a U.S. Army specialist, returned home from a tour of duty in Afghanistan.
Cory Remsberg, the wounded veteran mentioned by President Obama during his State of the Union address, returned to Pomona Sunday to say thanks at the rehab facility where he spent 16 months recovering from his extensive war injuries.
“It’s hard to find the words. I’m very grateful,” said former Staff Sgt. Odin Ayala.
When David Duran Jr. was called out of his class to the principal’s office, he likely never dreamed it was for a reunion he won’t soon forget.
Marine Gunnery Sgt. Ronald Clement was not expected to be home from a five-month deployment in Afghanistan for another six weeks, but arrived home early and had a special surprise in store.
Joshua Scott, 21, is on tour in Afghanistan.
Tucked away in the foothills of the Shadow Hills community in Sunland is an equestrian center that offers veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder a path to emotional stability through working with horses.
Hundreds gathered at events throughout the Southland in honor of Veterans Day Monday.
The Department of Defense has announced that a soldier stationed in Texas has died from wounds suffered in a noncombat incident in Afghanistan.
The Marine Corps says 17 people have been punished for placing ads on the Internet seeking sex while they were deployed to Afghanistan.
Tula and Ruby are part of a new Countywide Services Division K-9 unit that began last month to sniff out any explosive devices.