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Returning Troops Retool For L.A. Opportunities In Law Enforcement

Officer Carmona has a unique assignment with the LAPD where he is trusted by the department to go out and look for qualified candidates whom will become the future leaders.


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California Won’t Send Troops To Mexico Border

California Gov. Jerry Brown won’t be deploying National Guard troops to the Mexico border like Texas is doing in response to an influx of immigrants.



Panel Urges End To US Ban On Transgender Troops

The United States should join the dozen other nations that allow transgender people to serve in the armed forces, a commission led by a former U.S. surgeon general said in a report.


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Santa Anita YMCA Collecting Halloween Candy From Kids To Ship To Troops

Santa Anita Family YMCA Friday is holding its fifth consecutive Candy Buy-Back event.

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Japanese Troops To Drill Beach Invasion At Camp Pendleton

The troops will practice an amphibious assault on San Clemente Island and conduct a mock beach invasion at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.


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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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Local Dentist Buying Back Halloween Candy From Kids To Ship To Troops

A local dentist is buying back Halloween candy from kids and sending it to troops overseas!


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93-Year-Old Pilot, WWII Hero Goes Down Under For Top Honor

John Wells, a 93-year-old World War II pilot, recently returned to Australia for a plaque dedication in honor of the 22nd Bomb Group.


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Family Of Fallen Marine Gathers In Pasadena To Remember His Sacrifice

Family and friends of a fallen Marine gathered at a park in Pasadena Saturday to remember his life and his ultimate sacrifice.


Boy Scout Master, 50, Rescued After Falling 20 Feet Onto Rocks

A boy scout master fell 20 feet off a trail Saturday while hiking with his troop in the Angeles National Forest, sheriff’s officials said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/29/2011

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President Obama Announces Complete U.S. Pullout From Iraq

President Obama has announced complete withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq. Mr. Obama addressed the status of U.S. forces in Iraq amid expectations of a full withdrawal by year’s end.



National Guard Troops Return To SoCal After Yearlong Tour In Iraq

The 1-140th Aviation Battalion arrived at the Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base after providing aviation support and backing U.S. troop withdrawal in central Iraq.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/01/2011


Honor Our Troops By Donating To The ‘Gary Sinise Foundation’

Actor Gary Sinise stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to talk about his “Gary Sinise Foundation.”

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/12/2011

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Border Mission For National Guard Troops Extended Through September

The 1,200 soldiers helping the Border Patrol along the U.S. – Mexico border were scheduled to leave at the end of June.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/17/2011

Actor Gary Sinise shows his Presidential Citizens Medal outside the White House in Washington, DC after receiving the medal from US President George W. Bush for his work supporting American soldiers on December 10, 2008. (credit: CHRIS KLEPONIS/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Lieutenant Dan’ Actor: US Military ‘Warriors’ Need Our Help

Actor Gary Sinise is one of Hollywood’s biggest supporters of military families, and he says it’s time for us to give back.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/10/2011