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Loomis Veteran, Injured In Afghanistan, To Get New Home

Family, friends and volunteers showed up to support Marine Corps Corporal Joshua Hotaling Saturday as crews broke ground on his new house.

04/05/2014

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Amputee Veteran Nearing End Of Cross-Country Cycling Trip

Rob Jones lost both of his legs during his deployment in Afghanistan, but he hasn’t let that slow him down.

03/23/2014

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Black Hawk Unit Gets Welcome Home From Afghanistan In Sacramento

The members of the California National Guard Unit medevac team were on standby every day answering calls to take the wounded off the battlefield.

02/16/2014

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2 Marines Awarded Navy Cross Posthumously

Two Marines killed in an insider attack in Afghanistan were posthumously awarded on Saturday the Navy Cross, the service branch’s top award and second only to the Medal of Honor.

01/18/2014

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Lodi Police Help Give Veteran’s Family Christmas Following Burglary

There’s a painful void left behind for a Lodi soldier and his family. Where their Christmas presents once sat, the floor is now bare after a burglary.

12/21/2013

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Call Kurtis: Thousands of Soldiers Told They May Have To Pay Bonus Money Back

Every California Army National Guard soldier who got a bonus or student loan repayment between 2004 and 2010 is being asked to prove they deserved that money or they may have to pay it back.

10/08/2013

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Sacramento Veterans Reactions Split On Bradley Manning Verdict

Manning was found guilty on Tuesday on 17 of 22 charges against him after leaking classified records which he had access to. Those records included highly sensitive information from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

07/30/2013

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UPDATE: Injured Afghanistan Vet Now Being Allowed To Fly Her American Flag As-Is

An injured veteran of the war in Afghanistan who was told to take down the American flag she has flying from the balcony of her apartment is now being told it can stay.

07/29/2013

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Injured Afghanistan Vet Told She Can’t Fly American Flag At Apartment

Jen Elliot was shocked when she found a notice on her front door. It’s from her property management company asking her to remove an American flag from her balcony, along with some other items.

07/27/2013

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First-Pitch Surprise: Dad Home From Afghanistan Is Catcher For Son At River Cats Game

A special guest at Tuesday’s River Cats game made the first pitch into a homecoming for a local soldier and his children.

07/23/2013

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Two Airmen Stationed At Beale Die In Afghanistan Plane Crash

Two airmen stationed at Beale Air Force Base were among four killed in a plane crash in Afghanistan Saturday.

04/28/2013

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FBI: 4 Southern California Men Charged In Terrorism Plot

Federal authorities say four Southern California men have been charged with plotting to kill Americans overseas and in the United States by joining al-Qaida and the Taliban in Afghanistan.

11/19/2012

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