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Sailors walk past the Vietnam Memorial Wall (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Our Veterans Should Not Be At Risk In Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.

11/12/2012

Doug Harris

Injured Local Soldier Gets Hero’s Welcome Home At Sacramento Airport

A local soldier is home after losing both his legs in Afghanistan.

11/01/2012

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Mad, Personal-Attacking, Interrupting Obama Loses Third Presidential Debate

Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.

10/23/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Move To The Middle Is Nothing More Than Baseless Rhetoric

Why is Mitt Romney, the severely Conservative candidate for president, all of a sudden moving to the middle?

10/09/2012

U.S. Army mortar men from the 2-27th Infantry Regiment fire mortars at a Taliban position (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Afghan Surge Failed

With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.

09/29/2012

The transfer case containing the remains of U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Gregory T. Buckley is moved by a U.S. Marine carry team. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: National Security Shouldn’t Get Lost In This Campaign

Our economy is on a slow recovery – slower than anyone wants. But the lack of serious discussion about national security and the world we live in is troubling.

08/27/2012

2 Northern California Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan

Military officials say two soldiers from Northern California have been killed in separate incidents in Afghanistan.

07/30/2012

Mitt Romney at 10 Downing Street (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Falls Flat In London But Still Rakes In Cash From Libor Bankers

Mitt Romney insulted Britain’s preparations for the Olympics and inspired quotes like “apparently devoid of charm, warmth, humor or sincerity” and “worse than Sarah Palin” before cashing campaign checks from bankers and lobbyists who are at the center of the Libor scandal.

07/27/2012

Sgt. Thomas Fogarty (Department of Defense)

Soldier From Alameda Killed In Afghanistan

An Alaska-based soldier from California has been killed in Afghanistan.

05/08/2012

(file) (credit: MASSOUD HOSSAINI/AFP/Getty Images)

More Photos Of Troops Posing With Corpses

In an embarrassment to the Pentagon, newly published photographs purport to show U.S. troops posing with the bodies of dead insurgents in Afghanistan.

04/18/2012

Urinating Marines

Group Urges Leniency For Marines Seen Urinating On Enemy Combatants

It’s the picture that’s sparking controversy around the world. Several Marines were caught on tape urinating on the bodies of dead enemy combatants.

01/16/2012

Website For Group That Defends Marines Accused Of Urinating On Dead Enemies

01/16/2012

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