A local group of kids decided to give back to the troops. They’re giving away all of their Halloween candy in hopes of helping the lives of soldiers overseas.
CBS13 spoke to a real, local American hero who reflected on his military service during WWII and talked about his family that’s still working to protect our country. Al Roehr was just a teenager when he volunteered for world war two, later becoming a prisoner of war and a recipient of the bronze star. He says he was just 18 in 1943 when he volunteered to take on the Nazis. At the time, Germany was getting pounded by the US and its allies, and Roehr was in the 513th Parachute Infantry. He says he wouldn’t have it any other way.
“Well it was new for me because I’d never been in an airplane before,” said Roehr.
His unit’s mission was to travel behind enemy lines and sniff out Nazis.
“We were attacking the Germans in a mountainous, hilly forest,” he said.
Japanese troops will converge on California’s southern coast in the next two weeks as part of a military exercise with U.S. troops aimed at improving that country’s amphibious attack abilities.
Fast cars, strawberry jam and sustainable farming are part of the Sacramento festivities honoring America’s military heroes.
Gov. Jerry Brown launched a major push Thursday to bolster California’s military installations and defense industries amid federal cutbacks by establishing a council of retired generals and admirals to promote the state.
Unexpected embellishments can make your personal style pop this spring.
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.
More than 1,600 museums across the country will offer free admission to active-duty military personnel and their families this summer in a program that has more than doubled in size since 2010.
Already grieving over the loss of their son, a Stockton family grew more upset Monday with the defense tactic of the accused killer’s lawyer.
A federal appeals court wrestled Thursday with whether it can declare the military’s ban on openly gay service members unconstitutional when the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy is lifted in 19 days.
Coach Mark Soto comes on to talk about the Second Annual “Battle of the Capital” this weekend at Del Oro high school aimed to raise $250,000 dollars for the wounded warriors foundation.