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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

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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

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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

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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

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$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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Investigators Hunt For Motive After Army Vet Killed

Sheriff’s homicide investigators are asking the public’s help in solving the murder of Iraq and Afghanistan veteran Nathen Taylor.

04/23/2012

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Disabled Upland Army Vet, 87, Leads Legal Fight After Health Benefits Allegedly Denied

Dr. William Hall claims he and several other seniors were the victims of “abusive documentation practices”.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/08/2012

Tracey Cooper-Harris (credit: Maury Phillips/Getty Images)

Lesbian Army Vet Sues Feds After Wife Denied Military Benefits

A U.S. Army veteran has filed a lawsuit against the federal government after her wife was denied military benefits.

CBS Los Angeles–02/01/2012

Sgt. 1st Class Clark A. Corley Jr. (courtesy U.S. Dept. of Defense)

Oxnard Army Sergeant Among 3 Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan

A Southland U.S. Army sergeant stationed in Afghanistan was among three soldiers killed in Afghanistan, the military reported Thursday.

12/08/2011

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Father, Son Return From Afghanistan For Family Thanksgiving

A father, one of the oldest recruits in the U.S. Army. His son, an infantry marine on the front lines. Their safe return from Afghanistan is what their family will celebrate around the Thanksgiving dinner table.

11/24/2011

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FBI: Army Soldier Smuggled C-4 On LA-Bound Flight

A U.S. Army soldier has been charged with trying to sneak powerful plastic explosives aboard an airliner headed to Los Angeles.

07/15/2011

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Man Sentenced For Recruiting Immigrants To Phony Army Squad

A Chinese man who bilked his fellow countrymen by getting them to join a phony military squad in the San Gabriel Valley on promises it would provide a path to U.S. citizenship pleaded guilty to four felonies Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/29/2011

Sgt. Aaron J. Blasjo, 25, of Riverside (courtesy Dept. of Defense)

Riverside Green Beret, Iraq Vet Killed In Afghanistan Bombing

Officials say Sgt. Aaron J. Blasjo died when an improvised explosive device was detonated beneath the vehicle he and other special forces soldiers occupied.

06/01/2011

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