Veteran

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Army Of Volunteers Help Repair Injured Veteran’s Murrieta Home

The Ladd family says this Fourth of July will feel better than ever now that their house feels like a home.

07/04/2015

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WWII Vet Says Burglars Posed As SoCal Edison Subcontractors, Stole Memorabilia

Police say the suspects knocked on the door of Bill Berger’s West Covina home May 30, stealing the 93-year-old’s safe from his master bedroom.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/15/2015

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Navy Veteran Who Fought And Died In WWII Added To Huntington Beach Memorial

Navy sailor A.A. Woodward, known as Bill, had a baby on the way when he left Orange County for duty aboard the USS Arizona.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/09/2015

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Navy Veteran Dies After Falling 28 Feet Off New Attraction At San Bernardino County Fair

A Navy veteran died Friday after falling 36 feet off a new attraction at the San Bernardino County Fair.

05/29/2015

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France Gives Nation’s Highest Honor To 19 WWII Veterans In SoCal

On Friday, the French consul general presented the veterans with the rank of knight in the National Order of the Legion of Honor.

05/08/2015

Louis Zamperini presents an award at the 2011 Golden Goggles at JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE on November 20, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Noel Vasquez/Getty Images for USA Swimming)

Son of ‘Unbroken’ Hero Louis Zamperini To Land At Flight Museum Aboard WWII Bomber

The son of World War II veteran and subject of the 2014 film “Unbroken” Louis Zamerini will arrive at the Western Museum of Flight on Monday on-board a replica of the aircraft his father piloted.

05/03/2015

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UCLA’s Operation Mend Provides Disfigured Veteran With Life-Changing Surgery

Operation Mend gives wounded service members access to the nation’s top plastic and reconstructive surgeons for free.

04/10/2015

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Local Army Specialist Not Angry After Attack Outside Bar Left Him With Brain Damage

A United States Army specialist is speaking out for the first time since he was brutally attacked outside a bar in Washington state, leaving him on a long road to recovery.

11/25/2014

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Marine Corps Vet Honored For Service With Keys To A Mortgage-Free Home

Walking up to the residence Saturday, the Bawdens thought they were one of many military families still in the running to make the three bedroom, three bathroom their new home, mortgage free.

11/08/2014

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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

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Inland Empire Woman In Disbelief After Flower Vase Is Taken From Father’s Grave

An Inland Empire woman is in disbelief after the grave of her father, among others, was defiled.

10/14/2014

(L-R) Tom Hooks and Jan Hooks arrive on the red carpet for the gala screening of the film 'Jiminy Glick in Lalawood' during the 29th Annual Toronto International Film Festival September 18, 2004 in Toronto, Canada. (credit: Donald Weber/Getty Images)

CBS News: ‘SNL’ Veteran Jan Hooks Dead At 57

“Saturday Night Live” veteran Jan Hooks has died, CBS News reported Thursday.

10/09/2014

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Local Hero Honored For Service In Korean War

Tibor Rubin, 85, is now featured on a stamp sheet along with 13 other Korean War Medal of Honor recipients.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/08/2014

Brian Beaird, 51, was shot by LAPD officers Dec. 13 as he got out of a silver Corvette following a high-speed pursuit. (credit: DMV)

Man Who Watched LAPD Fatally Shoot Unarmed Son On Live TV Sues City For $20M

The Dec. 13 shooting followed a nearly hour-long nighttime pursuit for allegedly reckless driving that ended when the Corvette hit a car in an intersection, seriously injuring the other driver, and then spun onto a downtown sidewalk.

05/15/2014

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Gary Sinise Foundation Donates $60K To Help Students Build Home For Veteran

Lancaster High School students are getting a boost from the Gary Sinise Foundation as they work to build a home for a local veteran.

CBS Los Angeles–04/23/2014

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