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Army Sgt. Carlos Torres hugs his three children at Washington Elementary School in Montebello Friday. (credit: CBS)

Army Sergeant Surprises His 3 Children At School With Homecoming

Sgt. Carlos Torres was given a month leave from serving in Korea and he decided to surprise his three children Friday morning at their Montebello elementary school.

03/14/2014

Fourth-grade Gates Elementary student Luz was overcome with emotion upon seeing her dad, David Duran Sr., after his surprise homecoming. (Photo credit: Megan Goldsby/KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO)

Army Pilot Surprises Son, Daughters In Emotional Reunion At LA Schools

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.

02/14/2014

Joseph Grantt

Remains Of Missing Korean War Vet Return To LA After 63 Years

The remains of a U.S. Army sergeant who died as a prisoner of war in Korea arrived at Los Angeles International Airport Friday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/20/2013

BOULDER, CO - OCTOBER 04: A helmet of the Texas Longhorns lies on the field as the team warms up prior to facing the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field on October 4, 2008 in Boulder, Colorado. Texas defeated Colorado 38-14. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Texas And Army Coaching Searches On Different Levels With Same Goal, Restore Pride

Army will never be a dominant force in college football the way Texas can be, but both programs have a special place in college football’s history. Seeing them each reach their expectations is capable if the right coach is brought in.

12/18/2013

(credit: Saddlesforsoldiers.org)

‘Saddles For Soldiers’ Program Finds Success Treating PTSD In Veterans Through Horse Bonding

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.

12/17/2013

(credit: CBS)

Military Service Honored At Veterans Day Events Throughout Southland

Hundreds gathered at events throughout the Southland in honor of Veterans Day Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/11/2013

Air Force Defeats Army On Ground For 42-28 Win

Army will have to wait another year for a chance at the Commander in Chief’s Trophy.

11/02/2013

Rashad Ross #15 of the Arizona State Sun Devils catches a touchdown pass while covered by Parrish Gaines #2 of the Navy Midshipmen during the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl at AT&T Park on December 29, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Govt. Shutdown Puts Service Academy Sports On Hold

Army, Navy and Air Force might be forced to skip their football games next weekend because of the partial government shutdown.

10/01/2013

(Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Salvation Army Warns Donors After Scammers Arrested In Santa Monica

The Christmas season is off to a shaky start on the Westside after three men were arrested for allegedly posing as charity workers and collecting donations at the Santa Monica Promenade.

11/30/2012

(credit: CBS)

US Army Trains For The Battlefield Of The Future

As troops leave Afghanistan, thousands of American soldiers are aggressively training for their next war… against a military force that’s as big as their own.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/13/2012

(credit: CBS)

USS Iowa Celebrates 1st Veterans Day At Port Of Los Angeles

The USS Iowa held its first-ever Veterans Day observance at its new home in the Port of Los Angeles.

11/11/2012

U.S. Army mortar men from the 2-27th Infantry Regiment fire mortars at a Taliban position (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Afghan Surge Failed

With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.

09/29/2012

(credit: USO)

Korean War Soldier Makes Final Homecoming At LAX 61 Years After Being Killed In Action

The remains of a highly decorated soldier killed in the Korean War finally returned to the Southland Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/06/2012

(credit: The Taylor Family)

$20K Reward Offered In Shooting Death Of Former Army Sergeant

City leaders, law enforcement officers and family members Tuesday announced a $20,000 reward for information in the murder of a former Army sergeant.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/29/2012

Ted Nugent (credit: David Livingston/Getty Images Entertainment)

Ted Nugent Says It’s An ‘Insult’ His Show Got Canceled After Making Anti-Obama Comments

Ted Nugent said he was insulted by the cancellation of his planned concert at an Army post over his comments about President Obama.

04/27/2012

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