California LGBT Veterans Struggle To Get Military Benefits They Were PromisedGene Silvestri is one of many LGBT veterans either offering or looking for support from the California Department of Veterans Affairs.
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$4 Million In US Projects That Aim To Protect Sage Grouse Could Hurt MilitaryFederal officials have announced more than $4 million in projects in four states as part of a wildfire-fighting strategy but the efforts could hurt training operations at numerous U.S. military facilities in the West.
Freeze, Burn, Shake: Extreme Testing Ensures Satellite Equipment Will Withstand SpaceProtecting the military's most sensitive information begins in the most unusual of places.
NORAD Jets Taking Part In Training Exercises Over Central ValleyThe jets are taking part in North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) training exercises, according to a statement from NORAD. The aircraft will be flying between Bishop and Sacramento between 9-11 a.m., practicing interception and identification procedures.
Pelosi Praises State Budget, Obama Tactics On Iraq House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on a Monday visit to the state capital called for minimal military involvement in Iraq and praised California for passing a timely budget.
8 Charged In California Guard Recruitment Fraud8 current or former members of the California National Guard have been indicted on federal charges accusing them of fraudulently obtained tens of thousands of dollars in recruiting referral bonuses.
Person Claims Responsibility For Taking Down Yellow Ribbons In Granite Bay, Calls Tribute An EyesoreA tribute has been tarnished, and now the alleged culprit tells CBS13 why he or she ripped down hundreds of yellow ribbons honoring those serving in the military.
Local Cub Scouts Thanking Soldiers Overseas With Candy ProjectA 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.
90-Year-Old Veteran Of WWII, Korea Reflects On Service, Nazi CaptureCBS13 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 Coming To Calif. To Practice Amphibious Attack TechniquesJapanese 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.
Memorial Day Weekend In SacramentoFast cars, strawberry jam and sustainable farming are part of the Sacramento festivities honoring America’s military heroes.