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Military Father Grants Daughter’s Christmas Wish With Surprise Visit At Riverside School

It started out as a typical Monday for one sixth grader at John F. Kennedy Elementary School.

CBS Los Angeles–12/15/2014

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Victorville Woman Makes Priceless Find 11 Years After Military Husband’s Death

Eleven years after her husband was killed in Iraq, a mother in Victorville has made a priceless find wrapped in the American flag that was given to her by the military.

12/10/2014

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Stockbroker Awarded Millions After Being Terminated For Army Reserve Duty

A stockbroker was awarded several million dollars in a wrongful termination lawsuit after a court determined that he was retaliated against for going on reserve duty.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/09/2014

John R. Wooden walks off the court after the championship game of the Wooden Classic tournament between the UCLA Bruins and the Alabama Crimson Tide at the Arrowhead Pond in Anaheim, California. UCLA defeated Alabama 79-57. (credit: Adam Pretty/Allsport)

16 Pro Athletes And Coaches Who Served In The Military

We take a look at professional athletes and coaches who have served in the military.

11/26/2014

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Downtown LA Veterans Center Aimed At Tackling Homeless Plight

More than 4,600 military veterans currently live on the streets of Los Angeles, according to a new survey.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/11/2014

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Freeze, Burn, Shake: Extreme Testing Ensures Satellite Equipment Will Withstand Space

Protecting the military’s most sensitive information begins in the most unusual of places.

11/10/2014

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LAPD Veteran Charged With Faking Military Leave

Police say Christine Bulicz was charged Monday with felony grand theft and attempted grand theft following an LAPD investigation.

10/21/2014

Police say the driver of this military truck lead them on a slow-speed pursuit Tuesday night. (Photo courtesy Huntington Beach PD/Facebook)

Driver, 76, Arrested After Slow-Speed Pursuit In Surplus Military Truck

A bizarre slow-speed pursuit of a military truck in Huntington Beach ended in the arrest of a 76-year-old driver, police said Wednesday.

09/10/2014

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Southern California Native ‘Lone Soldiers’ Await Call To Fight For Israel

A number of Los Angeles residents may have more at stake than most may expect in the recent escalation in the crisis in Israel.

07/21/2014

Officials say the LAPD first began testing the fully-electric Zero MMX motorcycle last October. (Photo courtesy LAPD0

LAPD Begins Patrolling Remote Areas With All-Electric Stealth Motorcycles

The Los Angeles Police Department has gone electric – sort of.

06/23/2014

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Lawmaker Moves To Remove Military Sex Assault Claims From Chain Of Command

State lawmakers Monday voted to approve legislation aimed at curbing a sharp rise in the number of reported sexual assault cases in the military.

05/19/2014

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USAF General: Russian Long-Ranged Aircraft Skim California Coast

A U.S. Air Force General is sounding a warning in regards to recently accelerated Russian military activity over the Pacific, claiming that a number of Russian long-ranged aircraft have patrolled as far as the coast of California.

05/06/2014

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Report: California Base Suffers More Marine Losses To Off-Duty Crashes Than Deployment

A Southern California Marine base has suffered more deaths from incidents including car crashes and suicides in the last seven years than war fatalities, a newspaper investigation showed on Monday.

03/24/2014

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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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Huntington Beach Bar Fights To Save Sign That Salutes Veterans

Veterans are rallying around a local bar whose owners say they have been ordered to removed a sign that salutes their service.

11/26/2013

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