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Iraq War

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‘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

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Marines Killed At Camp Pendleton Were Doing Dangerous Job

The four Marines killed Wednesday while clearing unexploded ordnance at California’s Camp Pendleton were bomb removal technicians.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/14/2013

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Jury Rejects ‘Zoloft Defense,’ Finds Ex-Westminster Detective Guilty Of Kidnapping, Rape

A jury rejected the so-called “Zoloft defense” Wednesday and found a former Westminster police detective guilty of seven counts of kidnapping and rape.

06/13/2012

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Iraq War Veteran, 23, Pleads Not Guilty In 6 Murders

Iraq war veteran Itzcotal “Izzy” Ocampo, 23, is expected to be arraigned on six murder charges Tuesday. Authorities say Ocampo killed four homeless men in Orange County between December and January.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/21/2012

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Troops Returning From Iraq Face Dismal Employment Outlook

The war in Iraq is over, but American soldiers are returning home to face a new battle — unemployment.

12/20/2011

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Mother Of Iraqi War Veteran Reflects On President’s Decision To End War

Rossana Cambron lives in a state of anxiety every time her son, 28 year old Arturo Cambron, is deployed to serve in Iraq.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/21/2011