Veterans

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Garcetti Announces Big Step In Promise To Get Veterans Working

Local veterans in search of jobs had reason for hope Tuesday as Mayor Eric Garcetti announced major steps forward in his promise to get 10,000 veterans working.

07/14/2015

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Veterans Patrol Notorious Pasadena Bridge To Raise Awareness For PTSD, Suicide Prevention

Military veterans patrolled the Colorado Street Bridge in Pasadena on Tuesday night as a symbolic gesture to raise awareness for suicide prevention.

06/23/2015

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Burglars Steal Mementos Of 88-Year-Old Military Veteran’s Service

One local veteran experienced a difficult Memorial Day after burglars made off with priceless mementos of his heroic service.

05/25/2015

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Scouts Honor Fallen Soldiers By Planting 86,000 Flags On Graves

A special Memorial Day weekend salute was held Saturday for each of the 86,000 veterans buried at the Los Angeles National Cemetery.

05/23/2015

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Lakers’ Head Coach Byron Scott Discusses Special Veterans Event

Los Angeles Lakers’ head coach Byron Scott stopped by CBS2 News This Morning Friday to talk about a special veterans event.

05/22/2015

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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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Pair Of Vietnam Vets Receive Homecoming Welcome 46 Years In The Making

Two childhood friends and brothers in arms returned to find the Patriot Guard, fellow veterans, family, and friends all welcoming them home, following their visit to Vietnam to find answers.

02/16/2015

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VA To Build Housing For Homeless Vets At West LA Campus

More homeless veterans in Los Angeles may soon have a roof over their head with some help from the U.S. government.

01/28/2015

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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Near $1B In Medical Malpractice Payouts To Veterans Paid By Federal Funds, Not VA

Thousands of payouts to veterans who have claimed to be victims of medical malpractice have recently been uncovered, and the money may not be coming from where you might expect.

11/24/2014

Spc. Javier Mendoza works under the hood of a 2014 GM vehicle at the Raytheon and GM training center at Fort Hood, Texas. Mendoza, a newly GM-certified automotive technician, hopes to find work at a GM dealership in his hometown, Houston, Texas. Photo by Pat McKenna/Raytheon

From Trenches To Wrenches: Training Soldiers For Civilian Success

Raytheon Professional Services provided this first-of-its-kind training at Fort Hood, teaching the same curriculum that every dealership’s GM-certified automotive technician receives.

11/24/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: The Struggle Post Military Life

Female vets, who currently number close to two million, may have it even tougher than their male counterparts. One such veteran is Donna, a Denver-based, single mom, whose struggles lasted far longer than her deployment.

11/24/2014

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Disabled American Veterans Organization Giving Back To Those Who Serve Our Country

Through the Disabled American Veterans organization, veterans can find programs for financial, physical and emotional needs.

11/24/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: Nick Lopez’ Success Post Military Life

Technically savvy and patriotic, Nick Lopez always knew he wanted to use his talent to serve his country.

11/17/2014

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Supporting Our Military On Campus

Under the GI Bill, veterans are provided with financial support for education, making college a viable dream.

11/17/2014

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