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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

The transfer case containing the remains of U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Gregory T. Buckley is moved by a U.S. Marine carry team. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: National Security Shouldn’t Get Lost In This Campaign

Our economy is on a slow recovery – slower than anyone wants. But the lack of serious discussion about national security and the world we live in is troubling.

08/27/2012

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LA County To Review Benefits For Military Reservists

Supervisor Don Knabe has called for a review after receiving what he described as “nervous calls” from employees — some of whom have been deployed overseas for months

08/01/2012

Xavier Alvarez, an elected member of the Three Valleys Municipal Water District Board, made claims at a board meeting in 2007 that he was a retired Marine who had been "wounded many times" and had been awarded the Medal of Honor in 1987. (credit: CBS)

SCOTUS Strikes Down Law Against Lying About Military Medals

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a Southland water district official was constitutionally protected after he falsely claimed to have been awarded a military honor.

06/28/2012

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Camp Pendleton Marine Loses Bid To Stop Discharge Over Obama Criticism

A federal judge ruled Friday that the U.S. military has the right to respond to comments that Sgt. Gary Stein posted online.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/13/2012

Sgt. Gary Stein. (credit: CBS)

Marine Who Created Anti-Obama Facebook Page Says He’ll Fight Military Discharge

A military board says a Camp Pendleton Marine who created an anti-President Obama Facebook page should be dismissed from the armed services.

04/06/2012

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Social Network Launched To Help Keep Military Families Connected

Camo — short for camouflage — is a type of uniform often worn by service members to keep them alive. But camo is also the name of a new social network to help keep military families connected.

03/26/2012

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Sheriff’s Deputies Unfazed After Dozens Of Earthquakes Rattle Salton Sea

A swarm of over two dozen earthquakes has done little to disrupt the lives of residents and sheriff’s deputies.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/01/2012

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Military, LAPD To Conduct More Dramatic Helicopter Maneuvers Over Downtown LA

Military helicopters will be flying high and dipping low above the skies of Los Angeles Thursday as part of a special operations training program.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/26/2012

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LAPD And Special Forces Conduct Military Maneuvers In The Skies Above Downtown LA

The Los Angeles Police Department teamed with military special operation forces Wednesday evening to conduct multi-agency tactical exercises in the skies above downtown LA.

01/25/2012

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LAPD: Joint Military Drills In Downtown LA Won’t Disrupt Public’s ‘Daily Routines’

If you notice a heavy military presence around downtown Los Angeles this week, don’t be alarmed — it’s only a drill.

01/24/2012

One military mom makes bracelets to support the troops. (credit: battlesaint.com)

Military Mom Makes Bracelets To Support Troops

With thousands of troops still overseas, one military mother has found a way to show support for not only her son, but all of his colleagues as well. Her goal is to support the troops […]

11/20/2011

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Irvine Restaurant To Offer Veterans Free Meals Friday

They say there’s no such thing as a free lunch, but that won’t be the case for veterans Friday at Lucca Cafe in Irvine.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/10/2011

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Helping Our Military Heroes Find Work When They Come Home

The unemployment rate is high enough for those people who never put on a uniform.

10/06/2011

Members of the Westboro Baptist Church in Kansas are known for their vehement anti-gay positions and for protesting at US soldiers' funerals. (credit: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawmakers OK Limits On Protests At Calif. Military Funerals

In an overwhelming 72-0 vote, the Assembly approved the bill that will keep protesters at least 1,000 feet away from funerals for soldiers and other military personnel.

08/19/2011

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