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  • Iraq War veteran Scott Olsen
  • The city of Oakland will pay $4.5 million to settle a claim by a man who was beaten by police during an Occupy protest.
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occupy oakland, oakland, military, protest, iraq, OPD, east bay news, lilian kim
  • Sgt. David Simpson retired last year, but his German shepherd Robby remained in service.
  • After a year apart, an Air Force veteran has reunited with his military dog of four years in Iraq.
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pets, animal, veterans, iraq, air force, military, national/world
  • Iraqi authorities say a bomb has exploded at a Sunni mosque in Baghdad, killing at least 11 worshippers and wounding 35.
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iraq, explosion, religion, violence, national/world
  • Correspondent Mike Cerre, who was embedded with a Marine company in Iraq, looks back at the sacrifice the war exacted on one California family.
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iraq, iraq war, violence, military, politics video
  • Crosses of Lafayette memorial
  • The Crosses of Lafayette project, which pays tribute to the soldiers killed in Iraq, has lasted through vandalism, protests and heated arguments at City Hall.
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iraq, terrorism, news
  • Four servicewomen are suing the Department of Defense, saying its ban on women serving in combat is unconstitutional.
  • Four servicewomen are suing the Department of Defense, saying its ban on women serving in combat is unconstitutional.
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ACLU, military, navy, marines, army, lawsuit, iraq, afghanistan, news
  • Four servicewomen are suing the Department of Defense, saying its ban on women serving in combat is unconstitutional.
  • Four servicewomen are suing the Department of Defense, saying its ban on women serving in combat is unconstitutional.
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ACLU, military, navy, marines, army, lawsuit, iraq, afghanistan, national/world, vic lee
  • A new form of therapy is helping American soldiers soothe serious mental and physical wounds.
  • A new form of therapy is helping American soldiers soothe serious mental and physical wounds.
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war, veterans, soldiers, iraq, afghanistan, news
  • Neighbors and friends of a Texas soldier who died while fighting in Iraq are turning his sacrifice into an all-out mission to help people in need.
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iraq, volunteerism, national/world
  • Colin Powell was in the Bay Area Thursday for a conversation sponsored by the Commonwealth Club of Silicon Valley.
  • Colin Powell was in the Bay Area Thursday for a conversation sponsored by the Commonwealth Club of Silicon Valley.
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santa clara, united nations, military, iran, iraq, don't ask don't tell, politics
  • Colin Powell was in the Bay Area Thursday for a conversation sponsored by the Commonwealth Club of Silicon Valley.
  • Colin Powell was in the Bay Area Thursday for a conversation sponsored by the Commonwealth Club of Silicon Valley.
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santa clara, united nations, military, iran, iraq, don't ask don't tell, politics video
  • A Shasta County teen got a very special graduation surprise, his soldier returned home early from Iraq to present his son with his diploma.
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army, iraq, california news
  • Iraq War veteran Scott Olsen was critically injured during Occupy Oakland protests Tuesday night.
  • Scott Olsen, whose skull was fractured during an Occupy Oakland protest, was hit by a police beanbag round.
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occupy oakland, oakland, military, protest, iraq, OPD, east bay news, laura anthony
  • Iraq War veteran Scott Olsen was critically injured during Occupy Oakland protests Tuesday night.
  • Scott Olsen, whose skull was fractured during an Occupy Oakland protest, was hit by a police beanbag round.
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occupy oakland, oakland, military, protest, iraq, OPD, news
  • President Barack Obama
  • A terrifying wave of bombs tore through mostly Shiite neighborhoods of Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least 69.
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iraq, terrorism, news
  • The Hubbard family has been hit hard by the Iraq War.
  • Reporter Mike Cerre, who's covered the Iraq war for ABC7 News over the years, re-visits a family in the Central Valley.
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iraq war, iraq, army, military, assignment 7
  • The Hubbard family has been hit hard by the Iraq War.
  • Mike Cerre, who's covered the Iraq war for ABC7 News over the years, re-visits a family in the Central Valley.
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iraq war, iraq, army, military, news
  • US troops leaving Iraq
  • The last convoy of U.S. troops left Iraq during the final moment of a nearly nine-year war.
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iraq, iraq war, news
  • There was a happy homecoming for more than 60 members of the California National Guard just in time for the holidays.
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iraq, war, san mateo, news
  • There was a happy homecoming for more than 60 members of the California National Guard just in time for the holidays.
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war, iraq, san mateo, california news, wayne freedman
  • California National Guard troops come home
  • The last of the CA National Guard troops serving in Iraq came home on Friday as part of the planned withdrawal.
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iraq, war, san mateo, news
  • U.S. soldiers leaving Al Faw palace at Camp Victory, one of the last American bases in this country where the U.S. military footprint is swiftly shrinking, after a special ceremony in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011.
  • The massive Baghdad base that served as headquarters for the U.S. military is officially in Iraqi control.
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military, iraq, news
  • Scott Olsen has given his first interview since he suffered a traumatic brain injury during an Occupy Oakland protest.
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occupy oakland, oakland, military, protest, iraq, east bay news
  • Protesters lie on the ground to demonstrate against the Iraq War
  • Although the president announced the U.S. troops are leaving Iraq and coming home, the debate is far from over.
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iraq, iraq war, barack obama, news
  • President Barack Obama speaks in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 21, 2011.
  • President Obama's announcement means Bay Area families may soon be reunited with relatives serving in Iraq.
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barack obama, iraq, military, local news
  • President Barack Obama speaks in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 21, 2011.
  • Bay Area lawmakers, service members and military families react to the Iraq withdrawal announcement.
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barack obama, iraq, military, news
  • President Barack Obama speaks in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct 21, 2011, address the status of U.S. forces in Iraq. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
  • President Obama has announced a complete U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraq by year's end.
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barack obama, iraq, military, politics video
  • Barack Obama
  • President Obama has announced a complete U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraq by year's end.
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barack obama, iraq, military, politics video
  • President Barack Obama speaks in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct 21, 2011, address the status of U.S. forces in Iraq. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
  • President Barack Obama on Friday declared an end to the Iraq war.
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barack obama, iraq, military, news
  • VA clinic for women
  • The Veteran's Aministration wants all female veterans to know about the services they're offering.
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iraq, afghanistan, assignment 7, eric thomas
  • Vernice Armour was the first African American woman combat pilot in history.
  • Vernice Armour was the first African American woman combat pilot in history.
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military, iraq, marines, national/world, don sanchez
  • Vernice Armour was the first African American woman combat pilot in history.
  • Vernice Armour was the first African American woman combat pilot in history.
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military, iraq, marines, news
  • Some Bay Area musicians recently returned from Kuwait and Iraq, where they performed for the troops.
  • Some Bay Area musicians recently returned from Kuwait and Iraq, where they performed for the troops.
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military, music, iraq, entertainment
  • Some Bay Area musicians recently returned from Kuwait and Iraq, where they performed for the troops.
  • Some Bay Area musicians recently returned from Kuwait and Iraq, where they performed for the troops.
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military, music, iraq, entertainment, cheryl jennings
  • A Bay Area medical center is making a unique program available to veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.
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military, iraq, afghanistan, health, carolyn johnson
  • As the country comes together on Memorial Day, the political battle over the war in Afghanistan is dividing the nation.
  • This Memorial Day, the political battle over the war in Afghanistan is dividing the nation.
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iraq, afghanistan, military, politics video
  • As the country comes together on Memorial Day, the political battle over the war in Afghanistan is dividing the nation.
  • As the country comes together on Memorial Day, the political battle over the war in Afghanistan is dividing the nation.
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iraq, afghanistan, military, politics, mark matthews
  • War veterans re-learn how to drive and cope with PTSD after driving Humvees in a war zone.
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palo alto, afghanistan, iraq, peninsula news, eric thomas
  • Imagine having to relearn how to drive, not because you haven't driven it in a while, but because where you'd been driving was a warzone.
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palo alto, afghanistan, iraq, news
  • Ehren Tool
  • A Marine Corps veteran has put his memories, both good and bad, on ceramic cups.
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berkeley, marines, iraq, news
  • Ehren Tool
  • A Marine Corps veteran of Operation Desert Storm has put his memories, both good and bad, on ceramic cups.
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berkeley, marines, iraq, east bay news, eric thomas
  • Donna Axelson touches a statue of her son
  • Bin Laden's death is a bittersweet moment for two local mothers who have lost sons in Afghanistan and Iraq.
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cupertino, barack obama, afghanistan, iraq, afghanistan war, iraq war, peninsula news, karina rusk
  • An Iranian woman who lived most of her childhood in the East Bay was killed earlier this month while in Iraq.
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iran, iraq, east bay news
  • A group of Livermore students are on a mission to make U.S. soldiers serving in Iraq and Afghanistan laugh.
  • A group of Livermore students are on a mission to make U.S. soldiers laugh.
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afghanistan, iraq, military, livermore, news
  • A group of Livermore students are on a mission to make U.S. soldiers serving in Iraq and Afghanistan laugh.
  • A group of Livermore students are on a mission to make U.S. soldiers serving in Iraq and Afghanistan laugh.
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afghanistan, iraq, military, livermore, east bay news, laura anthony
  • Christmas canceled in Iraq for fear of violence
  • Christmas celebrations in Iraq have been canceled due to growing violence aimed at Christian Iraqis.
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iraq, iraq war, christmas, east bay news, heather ishimaru
  • Christmas canceled in Iraq for fear of violence
  • Christmas celebrations in Iraq have been canceled due to growing violence aimed at Christian Iraqis.
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iraq, iraq war, news
  • A battalion of 80 Bay Area soldiers are preparing to deploy to Iraq as part of Operation New Dawn.
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iraq, fairfield, iraq war, military, north bay news, laura anthony
  • President Obama
  • Claiming no victory in Iraq, the president said the nation's most urgent priority is now the economy.
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middle east, barack obama, iraq, politics video
  • An al-Qaida in Iraq front group on Friday claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing this week that killed 61 Iraqi army recruits.
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iraq, al qaida, iraq war, national/world