Veterans

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Lawmaker: ‘Grave Concerns’ That VA Scandal Could Reach West LA Facility

A Thousands Oaks congresswoman has asked for an audit into the VA hospital in West Los Angeles following reports of problems in the sprawling health care system.

05/30/2014

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Fallen Heroes Honored At Memorial Day Events Across Southland

Lawmakers and residents Monday will honor veterans in several Memorial Day events scheduled across the Southland.

05/26/2014

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Operation IV Raises Funds To Help Veterans Overcome PTSD

An event Saturday night in Studio City will bring together celebrity comedians to raise funds for combat veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.

05/24/2014

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Bodies of 28 Veterans At LA County Morgue Will Finally Receive Proper Burial

The bodies of 28 veterans at the L.A. County Morgue were finally moved Friday for burial to the Riverside National Cemetery.

05/23/2014

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Volunteers Help To Bring Cookies To Vets On Memorial Day

Volunteers will serve up thousands of cookies to homeless and hospitalized veterans on Memorial Day.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/21/2014

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Calif. Bill Urges Judges To Consider PTSD In Sentencing Of Military Veterans

A bill moving through the state Legislature would urge judges to grant probation and give shorter prison terms to defendants who have mental health problems stemming from their military service.

04/07/2014

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Local Man Accepts Medal Of Honor For Brother Who Was Racially Overlooked

An Apple Valley man accepted the Congressional Medal of Honor at the White House Tuesday on behalf of his brother who was racially overlooked.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/20/2014

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Partnership Aims To Help Veterans Further Their Education

Amber Chaib and Rob Hayes appeared on KCAL9 News on Sunday morning to discuss a partnership between the Los Angeles Film School and the Veterans Immersion Program.

03/16/2014

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Two WWII Veterans Fly Through LAX En Route To Iwo Jima Memorial

Two elderly World War II veterans flew through the Los Angeles International Airport Friday morning on their way to a memorial ceremony at Iwo Jima in Japan.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/14/2014

The $12 million, 40-unit development El Monte Veterans Village will celebrate its grand opening Wednesday. (Photo courtesy Mercy Housing California)

El Monte Debuts Affordable Housing ‘Village’ For Homeless Veterans

Officials with the city of El Monte will host a grand opening celebration Wednesday for the San Gabriel Valley’s first affordable-housing community specifically for homeless veterans.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/12/2014

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Feinstein Unveils Plan To House Homeless Veterans At West LA Campus

Two Veterans Affairs buildings in West Los Angeles could soon begin to double as homeless shelters.

02/05/2014

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‘Criminal Minds’ Star Joe Mantegna To Be Honored With Ernie Award

Joe Mantegna of the hit CBS show “Criminal Minds” visited KCAL9 Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/31/2014

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Wounded Veterans Joining Program To Track Down Child Predators

Veterans who spent time in war zones are now putting their skills to use here in Southern California.

01/29/2014

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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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