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  • A wounded Josh Hargis saluting his commanding officer from his hospital bed.
  • The soldier pictured in a photo that came to be known as the Salute Seen Around the World is fighting back.
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military, soldiers, afghanistan, national/world
  • Chris Petrossian
  • A central California town rallied to help a soldier in Afghanistan after Christmas presents he shipped home as a surprise were stolen.
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soldiers, christmas, crime, california news
  • WWII veteran Joseph was beaten and robbed in his Fresno home
  • Veterans are rallying to the aid of a 92-year-old World War II soldier who was beaten and robbed in his home in Fresno this week.
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fresno, crime, violence, guns, soldiers, veterans, army, volunteerism, news
  • WWII veteran Joseph was beaten and robbed in his Fresno home
  • Veterans are rallying to the aid of a 92-year-old World War II soldier who was beaten and robbed in his home in Fresno this week.
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fresno, crime, violence, guns, soldiers, veterans, army, volunteerism, california news
  • Hope for shutdown deal: Reid, McConnell optimistic
  • The Senate's top two leaders raced to reach an agreement Monday that could head off a first-ever U.S. Treasury default.
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barack obama, john boehner, republicans, obamacare, health care, congress, government shutdown, furloughs, democrats, soldiers, news
  • Veterans carry a gate to the White House from a WWII memorial
  • A group of veterans protested outside the White House, over the closure of the World War II Memorial during the shutdown.
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barack obama, john boehner, republicans, obamacare, health care, congress, government shutdown, furloughs, democrats, soldiers, news
  • Capitol Hill clock
  • Senate leaders have taken the helm in the search for a deal to end the partial government shutdown and avert a federal default.
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barack obama, john boehner, republicans, obamacare, health care, congress, government shutdown, furloughs, democrats, soldiers, politics video
  • San Francisco's iconic Cliff House restaurant reopened Saturday despite the federal government shutdown.
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barack obama, john boehner, republicans, obamacare, health care, congress, government shutdown, furloughs, democrats, soldiers, politics
  • Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. pauses while speaking to reporters outside the White House in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013
  • The Senate has rejected a Democratic effort to extend the government's ability to borrow money through next year.
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barack obama, john boehner, republicans, obamacare, health care, congress, government shutdown, furloughs, democrats, soldiers, politics video
  • Government shutdown protester at the Cliff House in San Francisco
  • The federal government shutdown continues to affect all sorts of services in the Bay Area, leaving a lot of people disappointed.
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barack obama, john boehner, republicans, obamacare, health care, congress, government shutdown, furloughs, democrats, soldiers, politics, lyanne melendez
  • Veterans from Foster City are being honored with a new monument that will be unveiled in a city park on the Fourth of July.
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foster city, 4th of july, 4th of july event, veterans, soldiers, peninsula news
  • Soldier surprises daughter at Tampa Bay Rays game
  • A 9-year-old girl got the surprise of her life when she got to throw out the first pitch at a Tampa Bay Rays game Thursday night.
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soldiers, military, afghanistan, children, national/world
  • Soldier surprises daughter at Tampa Bay Rays game
  • A 9-year-old girl got the surprise of her life when she got to throw out the first pitch at a Tampa Bay Rays game Thursday night.
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soldiers, military, afghanistan, children, news
  • Sgt. 1st Class James F. Grissom, 31, of Hayward, Calif., died Mar. 21 at a hospital in Germany, of wounds suffered from small arms fire March 18 in  Afghanistan.
  • Family and friends are remembering a highly decorated Bay Area soldier who died from injuries in Afghanistan.
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shooting, afghanistan, hayward, military, soldiers, east bay news
  • Collection of old phones
  • Instead of letting your old cell phone go to waste, why not donate it to help provide free phone service for soldiers overseas.
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soldiers, army, navy, marines, coast guard, air force, NOAA, cellphone, smartphones, recycling, consumer news
  • Collection of old phones
  • Instead of letting your old cell phone go to waste, why not donate it to help provide free phone service for soldiers overseas.
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soldiers, army, navy, marines, coast guard, air force, NOAA, cellphone, smartphones, recycling, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • An Army sergeant was found guilty of unpremeditated murder in the killing of a fellow Fort Carson soldier on Thursday.
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soldiers, murder, crime, national/world
  • World War II veteran Harold Van Heuvelen
  • For the first time this week, a 93-year-old veteran heard a symphony he composed more than 60 years ago about World War II.
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veterans day, veterans, soldiers, war, music, news
  • Veteran Hosea Roundtree with friends
  • Although Veterans Day falls on Sunday, Muir Woods National Monument in Marin County will waive entrance fees all weekend.
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veterans day, veterans, soldiers, army, air force, navy, marines, assignment 7
  • Veteran Hosea Roundtree with friends
  • The Center for Investigative Reporting found that many veterans are unfairly denied benefits because of errors made by the VA.
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veterans day, veterans, soldiers, army, air force, navy, marines, assignment 7, dan ashley
  • Veteran Hosea Roundtree with friends
  • The Center for Investigative Reporting found that many veterans are unfairly denied benefits because of errors made by the VA.
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veterans day, veterans, soldiers, army, air force, navy, marines, news
  • Dolphin at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
  • A group of Bay Area combat veterans trying to recover from traumatic injuries and experiences had a unique opportunity Friday.
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veterans day, veterans, soldiers, army, air force, navy, marines, north bay news, laura anthony
  • Dolphin at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
  • A group of Bay Area combat veterans trying to recover from traumatic injuries and experiences had a unique opportunity Friday.
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veterans day, veterans, soldiers, army, air force, navy, marines, news
  • SF State just opened up a new spot on campus that gives veterans their own space to study, socialize, or seek out resources.
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SFSU, veterans day, military, soldiers, san francisco news
  • 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
  • Volunteers from Home Depot and a non-profit called HandsOn Bay Area combined forces to put handrails on a wheelchair ramp for disabled Army veteran Brian Jergens.
  • Volunteers put handrails on a wheelchair ramp for Brian Jergens, who was injured by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan.
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soldiers, veterans, afghanistan, mountain view, volunteerism, south bay news, wayne freedman
  • Volunteers from Home Depot and a non-profit called HandsOn Bay Area combined forces to put handrails on a wheelchair ramp for disabled Army veteran Brian Jergens.
  • Volunteers put handrails on a wheelchair ramp for Brian Jergens, who was injured by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan.
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volunteerism, mountain view, afghanistan, veterans, soldiers, news
  • battlefield robot
  • New technology designed to save lives in a combat environment takes a science fiction approach.
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monterey, robots, soldiers, war, news
  • battlefield robot
  • New technology designed to save lives in a combat environment takes a science fiction approach.
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monterey, robots, war, soldiers, assignment 7, karina rusk